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Dallas Wings’ Center Imani McGee-Stafford Signs With Distinction Agency For Marketing

Dallas Wings’ center Imani McGee-Stafford has signed with Distinction Agency for marketing purposes. The 6-foot-7 McGee-Stafford, recently announced her decision to step away from the WNBA for the next two seasons to pursue a law degree from Southwestern Law School in Los Angeles. She is currently on the team’s suspended list. In 2016, McGee-Stafford was […]

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Colorado State Wide Receiver Warren Jackson Signs With Athletes First

As announced by Neil Stratton of Inside the League, former Colorado State wide received Warren Jackson has signed with Athletes First for representation. Jackson’s plan to leave Colorado State and begin preparation for the 2021 NFL Draft came on the heels of the Mountain West Conference’s decision to suspend falls sports. Jackson said “me and […]

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Athletes First Brings On Eric Schaffer In Executive Role

Athletes First recently announced the hiring of former Washington Football Team Senior VP of Football Operations and General Counsel Eric Schaffer, in a role that focuses on their coaching and front office division. In a press release from the agency, Co-Founder and CEO David Dunn was quoted saying “Athletes First’s certified agents have tremendous respect […]

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Rockets’ Forward Jeff Green Has Joined Glushon Sports Management

Glushon Sports Management has announced the signing of Rockets’ Forward Jeff Green.  Green, 33, is currently on a veteran’s minimum salary that expires at the end of this season. For the 2019-20 season, Green is averaging 11 PPG and 3 RPG, shooting 39.1% from the arc. Green has been an integral part for the Rockets […]

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Rockets’ Guard Ben McLemore Hires Klutch Sports Group For Representation

On Monday afternoon Klutch Sports Group announced that they are once again representing Ben McLemore.  This season McLemore is averaging 10 PPG and 2 RPB. He is currently in the bubble with the Houston Rockets team participating in the seeding games for the playoffs. McLemore has performed well in Mike D’Antoni’s small ball lineups, while […]

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Allied Sports Launches Talent Marketing Practice

Allied Sports has announced three additions to its new Talent Marketing practice. Brian Nelson, Ralph Vuono and Tara Kolarsick join Allied Sports after decades of collectively representing a variety of athletes, influencers and brands, most recently at 16W Marketing. “Allied Sports is built for modern marketers who are increasingly leveraging the voice of athletes in a […]

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Morgan Stanley Approved by NFLPA as Institutional Financial Advisor

Morgan Stanley was recently announced as the official “Institutional Financial Advisor” participant of the NFL Players’ Association (“NFLPA”). The partnership was made public last Friday, August 7, 2020, as Morgan Stanley will provide wealth management guidance to the members of the NFLPA through the organization’s Financial Advisors Registration Program.  CNBC reported that Sandra Richards will […]

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NFL Agent Todd France And CAA Mutually Part Ways

NFL agent Todd France and Creative Artists Agency (CAA) have mutually agreed to part ways. What is next for France is not yet known, but he is sure to try to keep the many talented NFL players who have signed Standard Representation Agreements (SRAs) with him. As of the latest count of NFL Players Association […]

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Roc Nation & Brooklyn’s LIU Launch New School

Roc Nation has partnered with Brooklyn’s Long Island University to launch Roc Nation School of Music, Sports, and Entertainment. Enrollment for the new school will begin Fall 2021. 25% of incoming freshman will receive the Roc Nation Hope Scholarship allowing them to graduate without any debt. Applicants can begin to apply this fall and the […]

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Agent Live 360, The First Publicly Offered Software For Sports Agents

Trevor Swenson, talent agent and CEO of Dynamic Talent International, designed Agent Live 360 (AL360) to help agents in the sports industry track their business. In the music industry, Swenson used a CRM software called Tempo, and was surprised to find out that many of his sports counterparts relied on spreadsheets for tracking and maintaining […]