Feb
    19

    Roc Nation Sports Signs Wilson Chandler

    Wilson Chandler

    Roc Nation Sports signs Denver Nuggets Forward Wilson Chandler. This signing comes in the midst of the NBA trade deadline in which Chandler is being looked at by both the LA Clippers and Portland Trailblazers according to Yahoo! Sports Adrian Wojnarowski. Chandler’s basketball career began at Benton Harbor High School in Michigan, where he received…
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    Feb
    19

    WME/IMG Buys Golf Representation Firm Icon Sports

    Via IMG Golf Facebook Page

    It was announced today at WME/IMG has purchased golf representation firm Icon Sports. Terms of the deal have not been disclosed. The company will be folded into IMG Golf’s existing operations, with Icon Sports’ personnel given new roles in the company. R.J. Nemer, the founder and president of Icon, will become the head of IMG…
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    Feb
    18

    Six Questions With Justin Garrity, President Of Postano, And Brian Cheek, Business Development Manager For Sports At Postano

    The University of Oregon is one of multiple schools utilizing Postano's services

    Justin Garrity is the President of TigerLogic whose product, Postano, is on the cutting edge of integrating social media and sports. Brian Cheek is the Business Development Manager for Sports at Postano. Postano is currently working with some of the top teams and venues in the world. Check out their website here. (1) What services does Postano…
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    Feb
    18

    ASU WR Jaelen Strong Signs with Roc Nation’s Ari Nissim

    ASU WR Jaelen Strong makes a catch against Notre Dame. Via Philadelphia Inquirer.

    Former Arizona State WR, Jaelen Strong, has signed with Roc Nation’s Ari Nissim for his representation in the 2015 NFL Draft, according to SBJ’s Liz Mullen. The 6’3″ 215 lb redshirt junior decided to forgo his final year of eligibility as a Sun Devil to capitalize on his record-setting 2014 season as he looks ahead…
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    Feb
    16

    Basketball Agent Chris Pearson Publicly Calls Out Ex-Partner Mario Scotti

    Chris Pearson (via LinkedIn)

    Sports agents Chris Pearson and Mario Scotti used to be partners in the basketball agency Two Points. The two split ways in 2014 and it seems to have been a messy ending. Pearson, amongst other things, asserts that Scotti owes him money. David Pick, writer for Eurobasket.com, tweeted about their feud back in July. Pearson, who…
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    Feb
    14

    French/West/Vaughan Announces Marketing Partnership With Heat’s Luol Deng

    Luol Deng

    Miami Heat Forward Luol Deng has joined forces with French/West/Vaughan (FWV) in order to develop his personal brand and further maximize his marketing portfolio. FWV, headquartered in Raleigh, North Carolina,  is one of the nation’s leading public relations, advertising, and digital marketing agencies. After spending nine seasons in Chicago and the second half of last…
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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
    13

    Marcus Mariota Picks Rep 1 Sports for Contract Representation

    Oregon Football

    Marcus Mariota has chosen California-based Rep 1 Sports to negotiate his playing contracts following the 2015 NFL Draft, as reported by Liz Mullen at Sports Business Daily. Rep 1 Sports looks to add to its large client base, which includes the 11th overall pick in the 2004 NFL Draft, Ben Roethlisberger, and the 3rd overall…
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    Feb
    13

    University of Toronto Sports & Business Association’s 2015 Sports Industry Conference

    UT SIC

    What: University of Toronto Sports and Business Association’s 2015 Sports Industry Conference Where: Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto When: March 6, 2015 Description The University of Toronto Sports and Business Association’s annual Sports Industry Conference is the largest student-run Sports Industry Conference in Canada. Every year, the Conference provides students and…
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    Feb
    12

    Roc Nation Sports Signs 6 New Boxers

    RNS

    Roc Nation Sports reported yesterday that they have added 6 more boxers to their esteemed roster: Javier Flores (Welterweight), Sonny Fredrickson (Lightweight), Tyler McCreary (Featherweight), Wellington Romero (Junior Welterweight), Miguel Sanchez (Junior Middleweight), and Rudy Puga Jr. (Middleweight), have all signed exclusive promotional agreements. These additions come just one day after announcing their split with…
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