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    Performance Analytics: Still A Long Way To Go

    The following is a guest contribution from Marc Rubin of RayRubin Sports Analysts. Sports Agent Blog recently posted a link to writer Will Mui’s 4/21/15 article “How The Orlando Magic Prosper With Analytics Despite Relatively Small Market”. … [Show Me...]

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    Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (5/1/15)

    The weekend is finally upon us! This Saturday is undoubtedly one of the most anticipated days in sports history. Prior to the fight, we all get to watch game 7 of the Clippers vs. Spurs series which has certainly lived up to its hype. With the … [Show Me...]

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    Steve McCaskill Has Signed UNC Junior Forward J.P. Tokoto

    Relativity Sports agent Steve McCaskill has signed UNC Junior forward, J.P. Tokoto; Tokoto will enter the 2015 NBA Draft. Tokoto averaged 8.3 points, 5.6 rebounds and 4.3 assists this past season as a Tar Heel. He is a native of Menomonee Falls, … [Show Me...]

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    BDA Sports Management Signs Kansas Freshman Kelly Oubre Jr.

    Bill Duffy of BDA Sports Management has signed University of Kansas Freshman Kelly Oubre Jr. Oubre averaged 9.25 points and 4.97 rebounds during this past season with the Jayhawks. Oubre earned Big 12 All-Rookie Team & All-Big 12 Honorable … [Show Me...]

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    Jahlil Okafor To Sign With Bill Duffy

    Consensus first-team All-American and ACC Player of the Year center Jahlil Okafor will sign with power agent Bill Duffy of BDA Sports Management a source tells Sports Agent Blog’s Darren Heitner. Jahlil Okafor is a 6’11” center who spent his freshman … [Show Me...]

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    LSU Forward Jarell Martin Signs With ASM Sports

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    Per Darren Heitner, All-SEC forward Jarell Martin has decided on his representation leading up to the NBA Draft. Martin has signed with Andy Miller of ASM Sports. Martin, who declared for the draft on March 25, is currently ranked as the 23rd best prospect on HoopsHype.com. The LSU forward had an impressive sophomore season averaging 16.9…
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    24

    5 Of The NFL’s Strangest Controversies (In Recent Memory)

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    The National Football League may be one of the most popular professional sports leagues in the world, but it’s also one that happens to court some pretty consistent controversy, and every now and then, the controversies and scandals within the league can get downright barbaric and bizarre. As Draft Day and another NFL season loom…
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    23

    Interview With The Agent: Dave Schuman

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    Dave Schuman is a NFLPA certified contract advisor and Co-Founder of Inspired Athletes. Schuman, a former starting linebacker at UConn, is also the founder and CEO of NUC Sports which puts on various combines, camps, and showcases for high school football players. A few months ago, Inspired Athletes was profiled by our own Darren Heitner on…
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    23

    Maryland Media Company Seeks To Promote Exposure Of Disability Sports And Recreation

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    Today’s society craves instant access to information.  People seek immediate answers to questions.  When a question arises, we don’t wait to find out, we Google the answer.  The same is true for sports.  We no longer live in a world where we have to wait for the morning paper to see a sports score and…
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    Apr
    22

    On To The Next One: Emmanuel Sanders

    According to Liz Mullen, Denver Broncos wide receiver, Emmanuel Sanders, has switched agents. Previously represented by Steve Weinberg, Sanders has now signed with 5 Star Athletes’ Todd France. Following Sanders’ decision to join the Broncos last off-season, his former agent took a great deal of criticism over his negotiating tactics. While some criticized how Weinberg handled Sanders’…
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    22

    Thurston Armbrister Inks Representation Agreement With Rosenhaus Sports

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    Earlier this afternoon, Drew Rosenhaus announced on Twitter that former University of Miami linebacker Thurston Armbrister has signed with Rosenhaus Sports Representation. As part of an 18-member 2011 signing class that featured four four-star recruits, Thurston Armbrister played his college football career with a chip on his shoulder. In the summer that followed his graduation…
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    Apr
    22

    Official Brands Sues Roc Nation Sports

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    Official Brands Inc., former marketing company for Dez Bryant, has filed a civil suit against Roc Nation Sports. Darren Heitner, attorney for Official Brands, confirmed the suit was filed on Tuesday in Dallas County. The suit states that Roc Nation Sports committed “tortious interference” which claims the defendant wrongfully interfered with the plaintiff’s contractual and…
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    22

    Wasserman Media Group Acquires Social Media Agency Laundry Service

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    Sports and entertainment giant Wasserman Media Group has acquired the digital agency Laundry Service, according to Ad Age. It appears to be a win-win deal for both parties. Wasserman bolsters its social media presence while Laundry Service gains access to some of the top athletes and brands in the world. In a blog post on…
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    22

    Breaking Down The Boundaries of International Sport: NBA Announces First Game In Africa

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     In the vibrant worlds of business and commerce, the development of mobile technology has done much to break down the issues once posed by international boundaries. The same cannot be said for other markets, however, where the presence of geographical barriers continues to impact on concepts such as popularity and accessibility. Take sport, for example,…
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    21

    Roc Nation Sports Signs Duke Forward Justise Winslow

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    Roc Nation Sports has signed Duke Forward Justise Winslow. Winslow averaged 12.6 points, 6.5 rebounds, and 2.1 assists a game this season; he finished his career at Duke with 492 points and 252 rebounds, including 11 points and 9 rebounds in the Championship game against the Wisconsin Badgers. He impressed during the 2015 NCAA Tournament,…
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