Feb
04

TigerLogic Corporation Launches Postano Command Center

A preview of the Postano Command Center.

On February 3, TigerLogic Corporation, a leading provider of solutions that help companies amplify fan engagement by unlocking the power of social data launched the Postano Command Center. Postano, the flagship product for TigerLogic,  is a visual marketing platform that aggregates, curates and visualizes user-generated content on social media via live event and in-store social displays…
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Feb
03

Six Questions With Ken Wang, Owner, Pound Ridge Golf Club / President, U.S. Summit Company

(Left to Right): Perry Dye, Pete Dye, Ken Wang

The following “Six Questions” short interview with Ken Wang, Owner, Pound Ridge Golf Club / President, U.S. Summit Company, was conducted by our Contributing Writer Cameron Chung. Special thank you to Shane Sharp, Vice President at the BUFFALO Brand Invigoration Group, for facilitating this interview. (1) Venture merchant by day, golf course owner by night…
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Feb
02

Chapman University Fowler School Of Law 2015 Entertainment & Sports Law Symposium

Chapman-Law

What: Chapman University Fowler School of Law 2015 Entertainment & Sports Law Symposium Where: Chapman University School of Law – Kennedy Hall, Room 237AB (370 N Glassell St, Orange, California 92866) When: Friday, February 6, 2015 from 9am-5pm Description – The symposium qualifies for six hours of California MCLE credit, and will address the current athlete representation landscape in relation to…
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Feb
01

Rory McIlroy’s Case Against Former Agency Set For Court

Sep 27, 2014; Perthshire, Perthshire, SCT; European golfer Rory McIlroy on the back nine of his second match of the day on day two of the 2014 Ryder Cup at Gleneagles Resort - PGA Centenary Course. Mandatory Credit: Thomas J. Russo-USA TODAY Sports

Sports Agent Blog first reported on Rory McIlroy’s lawsuit against his former management company Horizon in October 2013. Since then, the case has largely played out in public, with McIlroy stating a need to take time off from the course to focus on mounting his case. Finally, a court date of February 10th has been…
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Jan
27

Ticket Sales And The Business Of The NFL

BizzNFL

The following is a guest contribution by Zakari A. Kurtz, Esq. Zak received his undergraduate degree from Roanoke College and his J.D. from Michigan State University. Zak is licensed to practice law in New York. With only eight home games for each NFL team, tickets can be scarce and the laws of supply and demand can make…
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Jan
26

Six Questions With Jim Convertino, Director Of The Professional Athletes & Entertainers Division Of Britton Gallagher

Jim Convertino

The following “Six Questions” short interview with Jim Convertino, Director of the Professional Athletes & Entertainers division at Britton Gallagher, was conducted by our Contributing Writer Cameron Chung. Connect with the PAE division on LinkedIn & Twitter. (1) What is your exact title with Britton Gallagher? As a follow up, what do you do on a…
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Jan
22

WME-IMG Acquires Global eSports Management

Global eSports Management was recently purchased by WME-IMG. Photo via shoryuken.com.

With the increasing popularity of the eSports thanks to the likes of Red Bull, and the platform Twitch (recently purchased by Amazon), WME-IMG has acquired Global eSports Management, according to Sports Business Daily’s Michael Smith. Global eSports Management is an international full-service eSports talent agency that manages clients across the pro gaming industry. WME-IMG will…
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Jan
19

Tom Brady: Many Contracts, One Team?

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft (left) greets quarterback Tom Brady (12) after the AFC Championship Game against the Indianapolis Colts at Gillette Stadium. Mandatory Credit: David Butler II-USA TODAY Sports

The following is a guest contribution from Benjamin Steinberg, an attorney practicing in the state of New York. He received his B.A. in Political Science from the University of Pennsylvania and his J.D. from the NYU School of Law, where he was the Student Bar Association Social Chair and a member of both the Journal…
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Jan
10

rEvolution Acquires Act(s) Marketing, Becomes AOR For Continental Tire

Revolution

The Chicago-based integrated sports marketing and media services agency, rEvolution, has acquired Indianapolis-based Act(s) Marketing, according to a press release from the company. According to the website, rEvolution is an independent, fully-integrated sports and lifestyle marketing agency, which creates memorable, brand-building marketing programs within the sports and lifestyle space. Headquartered in Chicago, rEvolution provides clients…
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Jan
10

Aykan Azar And Matthieu Fenaert Named Co-Managing Directors of Octagon Brazil

Peter Carlisle

Octagon Worldwide* has announced the promotion of Aykan Azar and Matthieu Fenaert to Co-Managing Directors of Octagon Brazil as the company prepares for the 2016 Summer Olympics in host city Rio De Janeiro. In 2014, Azar and Fenaert helped Octagon market its most successful FIFA World Cup to date by signing a record breaking six official sponsors. President of Octagon Americas,…
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