Apr
10

Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (4/10/15)

Sam Dekker before the National Championship (Credit: Bob Donnan/USA TODAY Sports)

The last week in sports has been one for the record books. On Monday, Duke won the men’s National Championship giving Coach K his 5th title. On Tuesday,, UConn won the women’s National Championship giving Geno Auriemma his 10th title. In the first two rounds of The Masters, 21 year old Jordan Spieth shot the…
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Apr
03

Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (4/3/15)

David Falk (via solecollector.com)

This Friday is a special one as it is Passover, for those who are Jewish, and Good Friday, for those who are Christian. Regardless of your affiliation, I hope everyone is having a very happy Friday. PGA Tour executives certainly are rejoicing today as Tiger Woods announced that he will be playing in this year’s Masters.…
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Mar
27

Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (3/27/15)

Head Coach Rick Pitino and AD Tom Jurich help run College Basketball's most profitable team
(Credit: Jamie Rhodes-USA TODAY Sports)

This week was a very cool and memorable one for Darren. Not only did he purchase his first home, but he also got to sit on the panel at his alma maters Sports Law Symposium (University of Florida). Here are his contributions from this week on FORBES: (1) Louisville Slugger To Be Acquired For $70 Million;…
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Mar
20

Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (3/20/15)

Demaurice Smith was re-elected as NFLPA President for his 3rd straight term

It is finally time for my favorite postseason sporting event of the year, March Madness. In what seems to be a tradition now, my bracket was busted on Day 1 of the 2nd Round. Darren, on the other hand, correctly predicted the Georgia State and UAB upsets (in addition to winning some impressive bets on…
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Mar
13

Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (3/13/15)

Ndamukong Suh (Credit: Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports)

This week marked the start of the NFL new league year, as well as free agency, and it did not disappoint. In my opinion, this was the most active free agency, with many top players being moved, that I have ever seen. Drew Rosenhaus certainly enjoyed the week as he had more clients signed than…
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Mar
06

Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (3/6/15)

Marqise Lee (11) warms up prior to the preseason game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at EverBank Field. Mandatory Credit: Melina Vastola-USA TODAY Sports

It is currently 75° in sunny South Florida and I can’t help but feel bad for Darren who, somehow, flew into Laguardia Airport this morning. While I’m sure he had to endure many delays, there were a plethora of stories this week to pass the time. The Eagles and Bills made a blockbuster trade sending LeSean…
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Feb
27

Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (2/27/15)

Ari Emanuel

Even though it’s the offseason, there is still a lot of action going on in the NFL. With the Combine having come and gone, teams are beginning to make roster and cap space for future draft picks and free agents. Darren’s Miami Dolphins recently cut two wide receivers and could possibly be letting Mike Wallace go too. On…
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Feb
20

Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (2/20/2015)

Going to recruit Alabama players? There's a new man in charge of enforcing the state's Athlete Agent Act.

Shalom ladies and gentlemen!  My text has been absent from this website, but that does not mean I have not been keeping a close watch of all happenings.  First of all, a major thanks goes out to Cameron Chung, who has been leading the charge at Sports Agent Blog, pumping out content and leading the other…
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Feb
13

Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (2/13/15)

Mandatory Credit: Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports

It’s NBA All-Star weekend and Kevin Hart just won his 4th straight MVP in the Celebrity All-Star Game. Darren is enjoying the festivities in NYC although I doubt he is enjoying the weather difference from South Florida. It seems there has been big news in the sports agency world every week for the last month…
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Feb
06

Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (2/6/15)

Via Adidas

Unless you are a Seahawks fan, then you probably agree that Super Bowl XLIX was one of the best games in Super Bowl history. While much of the talk this week has surrounded the Seahawks play calling, there has also been some major news in the sports business world. In my opinion, no news was…
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