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Wasserman Acquires Key Sports Management, Widens Global Soccer Reach

Wasserman, the sports marketing and representation giant based out of Los Angeles, is no stranger to expanding through acquisition. In 2007, Wasserman bolstered its consulting and property capabilities by purchasing North Carolina-based OnSport. In 2011, Wasserman bought London-based media rights manager and advisory firm Reel Enterprises. Also in 2011, the media conglomerate purchased SFX Golf […]

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“Agent” Claims of USA Gymnastics Being Explored By Investigators

As reported by Louise Radnofsky and Rebecca O’Brien of The Wall Street Journal, investigators and Federal Prosecutors are performing a criminal inquiry of U.S Olympic sports. There investigations have lead to the interviews of the parents of popular gymnasts such as Simone Biles and Jordyn Wieber. Centered around the investigation is Steve Penny, previously the […]

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Interview With The Agent: Ali Siam, CEO, Siam Sports Management

Ali Siam is the CEO and founder of Siam Sports Management. He is a certified NFL and CFL agent. Through his vision, passion and tremendous work ethic, Siam’s unique and personable approach strives not only to meet but surpass his client’s goals and expectations, both on and off the field. Ali’s negotiation and business skills combined […]

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2019 PGA Tour Rookie of the Year Sungjae Im Signs with Lagardère Sports

Sungjae Im has signed with Lagardère Sports for global management and marketing representation after his remarkable debut campaign that ended with the 2019 Rookie of the Year honor. The Jeju, South Korea native is currently the 34th ranked player in the world at just 21 years of age. He will receive direct representation from Lagardère […]

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Roc Nation Sports Announces 2020 Draft Class

Roc Nation Sports (RNS) announced the class of athletes they signed for representation as the NFL draft approaches. The class consists of four players from four different schools, with the potential to boast at least two first-round picks. They are Andrew Thomas, offensive tackle from Georgia, Julian Okwara, edge rusher from Notre Dame, CJ Henderson, […]

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NBPA and G League Push Towards Unionization

Reports have recently surfaced that the National Basketball Players Association and the G League (effectively the NBA’s developmental league) have had serious discussions towards unionization. It was reported by The Athletic, that NBPA officials met with G League players last year during the G League Showcase in Las Vegas to begin educating players on the […]

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Joel Segal Named CEO Of Lagardere Sports’ North American Business

One of the most notable NFL agents, Joel Segal, has been appointed as the CEO of Lagardere Sports’ North American business operations. While he will continue to be the President of Football, Segal will bring his expertise that he exerts into his football division to the entirety of the company’s operations. CEO of Lagardere Sports […]

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A Look into MLB Free Agent Activity, or the Lack Thereof

Last winter, just a month before pitchers and catchers were scheduled to report, nine of the top 20 free agents in Major League Baseball (MLB) remained unsigned. Among this irritable group were mega-stars Bryce Harper and Manny Machado. The league-wide slumber party was unprecedented in the sport’s offseason history. The MLB is the very league […]

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Roc Nation Sports Signs Dennis Smith Jr.

The 2019-2020 N.B.A. season kicked-off last week and for Roc Nation Sports and their clients, it was a busy day. The surging sports agency added an additional client to that list. Knicks point guard Dennis Smith Jr. has signed with Roc Nation Sports and will be represented by veteran agent Raymond Brothers. Brothers recently joined […]

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Andrew Brandt Joins VaynerSports

VaynerSports announced that Andrew Brandt has joined the agency as its Executive Vice President. “Brandt provides a unique perspective on league and player negotiations, sports policy, player finance and other key business aspects of sports”, said AJ Vaynerchuk, CEO of VaynerSports. “We are very excited to welcome Andrew to our team and to take VaynerSports […]