On To The Next One: John Peterson

Per Liz Mullen of SBJ, PGA Tour golfer John Peterson has signed with Wasserman for his representation. He was previously represented by Blue Giraffe Sports. At Wasserman, Executive Vice President of Golf Terry Reilly, will lead the representation for Peterson, who recently returned to the PGA Tour after undergoing hand surgery this past January. In…

Dragging Down The Market: Why The Qualifying Offer Should Be Eliminated

The following is a guest contribution from Noah Goodman. Goodman is an associate at Ballard Spahr and he drafts memoranda on federal court decisions and federal agency rulings. He previously oversaw a political campaign for a former Philadelphia City Councilman and was a presenter at the 28th Cooperstown Symposium on Baseball and American Culture at the…

Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (11/18/2016)

Being back in Gainesville last weekend was a joy, especially with a Gators football win. Let’s see if they can pull off the unthinkable with wins against LSU, FSU and then maybe even Alabama? Heading to Louie CK tonight, a big charity event Saturday night, friend’s wedding on Sunday and then off to Mexico City…

Interview With The Agent: Chris Patrick

Chris Patrick is an NBPA certified agent who has made a name for himself representing under the radar NBA players, such as Eric Moreland, Robert Covington, Ognjen Kuzmic, Tiny Gallon, Davis Bertans, Dexter Pittman, and Dwight Buycks among others. He is an attorney licensed in Washington, D.C., and a member of the American Bar Association…

The Legal Impact Of Self-Representation In Professional Sports

Prior to the start of the NFL season, Denver Broncos offensive lineman Russell Okung received a lot of attention as he chose to negotiate his own free agent deal. Over the past few seasons, there seems to be a growing trend of NFL players choosing to negotiate their contracts without the help of an agent. Bernard…

Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (11/11/2016)

President Trump. You all ready to say that yet? It comes as a shocker to many, but not my mother, who bet all-you-can-eat lobster on the Election. I’ll be paying up shortly. How about the Miami Dolphins? I certainly did not expect the team to make it back to .500 on the season. Unfortunately, my…

Darius Rucker Ventures Into The Sports Agency Business

According to ESPN’s Darren Rovell, “Hootie and The Blowfish” front man and country singer Darius Rucker is now a partner at a company called MGC Sports, an agency representing golfers, football players and coaches. Rucker was approached by Alan Bullington, who merged his sports agency, One Degree Management, with MGC, a law firm to create…

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