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NBPA General Counsel Gary Kohlman To Retire

The National Basketball Players Association (NBPA) announced yesterday that its General Counsel, Gary Kohlman, will retire at the end of the month. Kohlman was with the NBPA for the last four years, in which he successfully led the Association’s legal team in collective bargaining negotiations. He plans to return to Washington, D.C., where he previously […]

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2018 NFL Draft Round 1 Recap

Here are some quick notes on how certain sports agencies fared through the first round of the 2018 NFL Draft and a full list of the first round picks: Creative Artists Agency- 11 players drafted in the first round including 6 in the top 10 and 8 in the top 16. Agent Todd France led the […]

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Wasserman Launches Hockey Division

Per a company press release, Wasserman has acquired significant interest in Orr Hockey Group LLP, launching a hockey practice for the leading global sports and entertainment agency. Wasserman and Orr Hockey Group LLP will manage the careers of dozens of hockey players, including the likes of former number one overall NHL draft picks Connor McDavid […]

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The Sports & Entertainment Group, PLLC 2018 NFL Draft Class

The Sports & Entertainment Group, PLLC has announced its 2018 NFL Draft Class. The Washington, D.C. based agency led by Adisa Bakari and Jeff Whitney have 6 clients eager to hear their names called during this year’s NFL Draft taking place April 26-28 at AT&T Stadium. TSEG class includes Linebacker Dorian O’Daniel, Cornerbacks Rashard Fant […]

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City Football Group Teams Up With CAA Sports To Develop Global Partnerships

City Football Group (CFG) has partnered with CAA Sports to develop significant global agreements with CFG’s current football clubs. A few of CFG’s clubs include English Premier League’s Manchester City, MLS’s New York City FC, and A-Leagues’s Melbourne City FC to name a few. CFG owns football-related businesses in major cities around the world. Those […]

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Wasserman Client’s Drafted Early And Often In 2018 MLS SuperDraft

Regardless of the sport it seems that Wasserman is always making moves to represent the best. They continued that trend in this year’s MLS SuperDraft. The culture-centric agency had three clients drafted in the top five picks and had another two clients drafted in the top fifteen. Wasserman client’s who will be joining MLS clubs […]

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Vayner Sports Continues To Turn Heads With 2018 NFL Draft Class

Vayner Sports has plunged into the sports representation industry while only operating since June of 2016. The birth of Vayner Sports occurred after a Twitter conversation between Gary Vaynerchuk, CEO of Vayner Media, and Mook Williams, NFL agent. Williams and his partner Brian Mclaughlin wanted to take the next step with their agency called Symmetry; they proposed […]

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Highest Earning Sports Teams & Agencies 2017

2017 has been a bumper year for the worldwide sports industry. Worth around $400 billion dollars, we take a look at the top earning teams and agencies. Top Sports Teams 2017 Revenues for National Football League (NFL) and European Soccer Leagues in 2017 were $13 billion and $13.7 billion respectively. European Soccer League revenue was […]

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Motorsports Agency Spire Sports Start Their Engines In New Markets

Spire Sports & Entertainment has grown to be one of the most influential agencies in the sport of NASCAR but is looking to start their engines in the markets of music and esports. The motorsports agency has the reputation to fly under the radar and claim that their privacy gives them appeal to their sponsors, […]

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Octagon Founder And President Phil de Picciotto Inducted Into Washington Business Hall Of Fame

Octagon Founder and President, Phil de Picciotto, was recently inducted into the Washington Business Hall of Fame in the 30th annual ceremony that benefits Junior Achievement of Greater Washington. Commonly thought of as the “Academy Awards of Business” in the Washington, DC-region, the Hall of Fame recognizes and honors business leaders and entrepreneurs who have […]