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Excel Sports Management Lands Funding From Shamrock Capital Investment

Sports marketing and talent representation agency, Excel Sports Management, has secured outside funding from Shamrock Capital Investment. This is the first time Excel Sports has taken an outside investment and according to Forbes, Shamrock Capital typically invests north of $30 million into new ventures.  Founded in 2002, Excel Sports bolsters a roster of 180 clients […]

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Endeavor Announces Strategic Investment in BDA Sports Management

Entertainment and talent agency conglomerate, Endeavor, has announced a strategic investment in BDA Sports Management. This investment’s impact comes largely from the acquisition of invaluable industry knowledge and insight belonging to the founder and sitting CEO of BDA, Bill Duffy. Endeavor’s subsidiary company, WME, will utilize Duffy as an advisor to their sports division. Bill […]

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Q&A: Sports Marketers Weigh In On How COVID Will Change The Way They Engage Audiences in 2021 and Beyond

It goes without saying that the COVID-19 pandemic has ravaged the world of sports.  With sports and live events on pause for much of 2020, the sports marketing industry has experienced mass layoffs and tighter budgets, all while demand for strategic marketing and communications skyrocketed as brands and sports organizations carried out cause marketing campaigns […]

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The Players’ Impact: Empowering Athletes Beyond Their Playing Days

The Player’s Impact (TPI) was founded with a specific purpose in mind: empower athletes, current and former, through a hub for business-minded pro athletes seeking to achieve business success, preserve and build wealth, and leave a legacy beyond their sports careers. Led by Tracy Deforge and a team of accomplished advisors, TPI has built a […]

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Launch of Endebrock Talent Management, LLC

Newly formed sports agency, Endebrock Talent Management, LLC launches tomorrow as a full- service sports agency specializing in the representation of collegiate and professional coaches, front office personnel, and executives. ETM was founded by Tyler Endebrock. Endebrock has experience in contract analysis, professional development, recruiting, and marketing with college and NFL athletes at coaches at […]

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Rosenhaus Sports Representation Signs Javian Hawkins

Rosenhaus Sports Representation continues their client expansion leading up to the 2021 NFL Draft with the recent signing of Louisville Cardinals running back Javian Hawkins. Hawkins opted out of the rest of the college football season last week to prepare for the 2021 NFL Draft.  Hawkins took to social media to thank his head coach […]

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Jessica Holtz Expands Role For Clients At CAA

Jessica Holtz has assumed a new role within CAA Sports’ industry-leading Basketball division, in which she will serve as the contract agent for NBA All-Stars Karl-Anthony Towns and Devin Booker, becoming the first-ever female agent to represent two max contract players. Continuing to operate as Co-Head of Basketball, Holtz will manage the off-the-court businesses for […]

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The Launch of MarketPryce

In this day and in age, when a business concept is described as a “dating app”, then it should be easy enough to understand. Launched in February of 2020, MarketPryce is a two-sided marketplace here to build a solution to democratize athlete marketing. With the constant changes in the laws with state legislation and NCAA […]

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QC Sports Launches New Baseball Division

QC Sports is the sister company of Quality Control Music, a music agency founded in 2013 that has talent such as Migos, Lil Baby, Lil Yachty and City Girls on their roster. In 2019, QC Sports was founded with immediate success in the NFL, where they signed 2017 NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year Alvin […]

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Kenneth Faried Has Joined BDA Sports International For Representation

In an announcement made Thursday, NBA forward Kenneth Faried has signed with BDA Sports for representation. Faried, 30, spent the last season with Zhejiang Guangsha in the China Basketball Association (CBA) averaging 17 points, 10 rebounds and 2 blocks per game. He was surprisingly buyout by the organization after seven games. In the 2018-19 season, […]