Nov
06

Upcoming Event: 9th Annual Ivy Sports Symposium

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What: 9th Annual Ivy Sports Symposium – Princeton University When: Friday, November 14, 2014 Where: Princeton Hyatt Regency, Princeton NJ Description The Ivy Sports Symposium (ISS) is an annual student-run conference considered among the global sports industry’s premier events. ISS successfully blends an intimate conference setting with dynamic speakers in order to support the cultivation…
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Nov
05

NBA Financial Advisor Justin Bass Joins True Capital Management

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NBA Financial Advisor Justin Bass moves from SunTrust to True Capital Management. True Capital Management is a prominent wealth management firm specializing in athletes, entertainment professionals and other high net-worth individuals. Founded in 2006 under the belief that a broad based life management platform is essential to creating, managing and maintaining wealth, the firm now…
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Nov
04

Six Questions With Doug Eldridge, Managing Partner At DLE Agency

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Doug Eldridge is the Managing Partner of Washington, D.C.-based DLE Agency, a full-service firm that specializes in brand management, public relations, contract negotiations, marketing/sponsorship and strategic communications.  A graduate of the George Mason University School of Law, Eldridge and his firm have worked with athletes across the NFL, NBA, MMA, golf and other sports along with…
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Oct
27

RECAP: Sports Representation Panel At Michigan Sport Business Conference

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Last Friday, the University of Michigan held the 3rd Annual Michigan Sport Business Conference, with the theme being ‘Game Changers.’  One of the breakout session panels, Sports Representation: Athletes, On-Air Talent and More, included some of the top athlete and broadcasting agents in the industry: 1) Evan Levine, Vice President of Business Development/Partnership, Roc Nation…
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Oct
23

On To The Next One: Jen Selter

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Twenty-one-year-old Instagram and fitness sensation, Jen Selter, has changed representation as a new calendar year quickly nears.  The Long Island native was originally represented by The Legacy Agency, but now, Premier Management Group will manage Selter’s career and help build corporate relationships as she continues to grow her brand in 2015. “Jen has a massive…
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Oct
22

World’s Most Valuable Sports Agency, CAA, Sells Majority Stake

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A private equity firm has furthered its commitment to the world’s most valuable sports agency, Creative Artists Agency.  According to sources of The Hollywood Reporter, TPG Capital — whose initial investment in CAA came four years ago — has increased its ownership stake in CAA to over 50 percent.  Per Deadline.com, TPG is paying roughly $225…
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Oct
13

Inaugural Leigh Steinberg Sports Agent Academy Was A Success

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Show me the Money! Aspiring sports agents around the world have all referenced the film “Jerry Maguire” at least once in their lifetime. This past weekend about 25 young professionals got the opportunity to take part in the inaugural Steinberg Sports and Entertainment “The Leigh Steinberg Sports Agent Academy” in Newport Beach, California; Leigh Steinberg…
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Oct
03

Financial Fair Play – A Game Within A Game

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Will Turner, PhD, who has been a football journalist and broadcaster in the UK for the past 20 years. He specializes in the corporate, marketing and communication aspects of British football. The imposition of financial fair play (FFP) throughout European football is proving to be a provocative affair. FFP has already seen significant sanctions handed…
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Sep
22

The Puck Will Drop In Sin City Before It Drops In Quebec

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According to several media outlets, hockey may be coming to Sin City real soon.  Greg Wyshynski of Yahoo Sports says all that remains is deciding which owner gets to take credit for bringing the first major sports franchise to Las Vegas. At first look, it would seem that Las Vegas would be a great place to have…
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Sep
18

Wasserman Media Group Receives $100 Million Investment

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Earlier this week, it was reported that Wasserman Media Group received a $100 million investment from a Silicon Valley investment group. The investment from Madrone Capital Partners is the second investment Wasserman has taken since the sports agency’s creation over a decade ago.  According to SportsBusiness Journal, two years ago, Wasserman received $25 million from…
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