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CAA’s Todd France Scores Win In Case Concerning Kenny Golladay

NFL agent Todd France of Creative Artists Agency prevailed against a rival agent Jason Bernstein through the NFL Players Association’s arbitration process. Typically, these decisions are confidential and outside the purview of the general public. However, this case has now been made public by virtue of a federal court filing that seeks to have a […]

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An In-Depth Look at Jalen Green’s Polarizing Commitment to the NBA G League

Jalen Green has recently dominated the near-barren sports media dialogue, as he made an unprecedented decision during this unprecedented time. The 18-year-old high school basketball phenom announced through an Instagram live stream that he will take his talents to the National Basketball Association’s (NBA) G League. Green elected to take this unique developmental path over […]

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Testing The NBA Draft Waters Will Be Much More Difficult For Prospects

Earlier in 2019 the NCAA introduced the NCAA Athlete Agent Certification. It was met with skepticism from both upcoming and aspiring agents as well as industry vets because of the requirements and the fees associated with obtaining certification. With the COVID-19 virus ending the NCAA season early and likely preventing any pre-draft workouts the pathway […]

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NFL Policy and Community Amidst COVID-19

All major American sports have been adjusting on the fly to the global pandemic our world faces. Adam Silver, Commissioner of the National Basketball Association (NBA), was the first to take significant action, suspending the NBA season on March 11th. His swift decision came on the heels of the postponement of an individual game after […]

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Miami Heat’s Jimmy Butler In Legal Dispute With Ex-Managers Over Nike Deal

First reported by The Blast, Independent Sports & Entertainment (ISE) is suing Miami Heat star Jimmy Butler for breach of contract. In the suit the firm claims that Butler signed an agreement with them back in 2013 involving assistance in marketing and public relations. The deal consisted of language agreeing to commissions for services including […]

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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, […]