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Colleges Sports Business

Utility In A Sports Management Masters Degree

I probably get fielded a question like this through email atleast three times a week: What is the best route to take if I plan on negotiating contracts and being a knowledgeable sports agent in future; getting my masters in sports management or obtaining a law degree? My response is usually along the lines of, […]

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Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-Up

While Darren continues to schlep around Israel, I’ll continue his Friday wrap-up tradition even in his absence. The following are some headlines that we neglected to cover during the week. The Academy for Athletes, founded by former NFL running back Paul Miles, offers instruction in finance, health, law, public relations and social awareness. It also […]

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Contract Negotiation Recruiting Social Networking Sports Agents Sports Business Sports Law

34th Annual SLA Conference kicks off today

The 34th annual Sports Lawyers Association (SLA) conference begins this afternoon in San Francisco, with top legal executives of the four major leagues and the heads of the four players unions on the agenda of the three-day meeting. The SLA conference will conclude on Saturday after one panel featuring MLBPA Executive Director Donald Fehr, the […]

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Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-Up

If you missed my interview with Leigh Steinberg, I suggest you check it out. I am no longer a 1L! For those of you non-legal people, that means that I made it through the toughest year of law school. Hopefully, it will be all smooth sailing from here. I am back home in South Florida, […]

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MLB Players NFL Players NFL Teams Sports Agents Sports Business

How The 1st Round Went Down

By Player Selected 1. Miami Dolphins – Jake Long – OT/Michigan (Tom Condon, Ben Dogra/CAA) 2. St. Louis Rams – Chris Long -DE/Virginia (Marvin Demoff/Morris Yorn Barnes Levine) 3. Atlanta Falcons – Matt Ryan -QB/Boston College (Tom Condon, Ben Dogra/CAA) 4. Oakland Raiders – Darren McFadden – RB/Arkansas (Ian Greengross/GAME) 5. Kansas City Chiefs – […]

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Hockey NBA Teams Sports Business

NHL Enjoys Record Season…In America

Current MBA/J.D. student and avid reader of SportsAgentBlog.com, Jared March, decided to write a guest contribution after Kenji’s Love On Ice post and its controversial comments: This year, the NHL enjoyed its most successful season compared to any other year in the past decade. In America. Attendance figures represents the league’s ability to actually get […]

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Endorsements Entertainment Motor Sports Sports Business

IMG Is Making Moves (Again)

While agencies like BDA, WMG, and CAA are busy trying to make a splash in the 2008 NBA Draft, IMG wants absolutely none of it. The one-time leader of the pack in terms of team-sports representation has dropped that title in favor of dedicating more effort on other parts of its business. IMG’s two newest […]

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Sports Business

Job Availability In The Sports World

This news really surprised me. I have always heard and been told that there are far more people interested in breaking into the sports business industry than positions available. This article by the Star-Telegram flips the script and says that there are not enough applicants for the numerous new sports-related positions available. Let me clarify […]

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Sports Business Sports Law

Fordham Law School’s Sports Law Forum

What: 12th Annual Fordham Sports Law Symposium Where: Fordham Law School McNally Amphitheatre. Click here for map. When: Friday, April 11, 2008. Registration begins at 8:45AM. Symposium ends at 4:30PM. Topics: Financing and Structuring Acquisitions of Sports Teams and Stadiums Sports Merchandising and Memorabilia Amateurism and the NCAA Keynote Speaker: John K. Mara – New […]

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Internships Soccer Sports Business

It’s Been A While – Persistence Pays Off

It has been a while since my last post as I have been working hard on academic assignments as well as starting a very exciting new job. Darren has asked that I share some facts about my new job and I would be delighted to do so in this post. I have been given the […]