• Miami Marlins right fielder Giancarlo Stanton (right) signs his contract next to Marlins owner Jeffery Loria (left) during a press conference at Marlins Park. Mandatory Credit: Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports

    Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (11/21/2014)

    Not many Shabbat Shalom wrap-ups before the start of a new year.  Where did the time fly?  But before a new year comes a wealth of football, including some Thanksgiving Thursday match-ups next week.  I was at UNC-Chapel Hill last weekend to celebrate … [Show Me...]

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    Interview With The Agent: Rick Thurman

    This year, Beverly Hills Sports Council (BHSC) is celebrating its 30th anniversary of its existence in athlete representation. From 1984 through today, BHSC has represented some of the top players in baseball. Some notable names include: Barry Bonds, … [Show Me...]

  • Oakland Athletics second baseman Alberto Callaspo (7) hits an RBI single against the Kansas City Royals during the twelfth inning of the 2014 American League Wild Card playoff baseball game at Kauffman Stadium. The Royals won 9-8. Mandatory Credit: Peter G. Aiken-USA TODAY Sports

    On To The Next One: Alberto Callaspo

    At a time when he is still a free agent, MLB third baseman, Alberto Callaspo, has decided to change representation.  Callaspo — who played for the Oakland Athletics this past season — has joined Praver Shapiro Sports Management, where he will be … [Show Me...]

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    Morgan Stanley Forms Global Sports & Entertainment Division

    Morgan Stanley Wealth Management has formed a Global Sports & Entertainment (GSE) division. The new division will serve the unique needs of veteran and emerging talent and their advisors in the sports and entertainment industries. GSE is led by … [Show Me...]

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    Roc Nation Sports Hires Ari Nissim And Joe Branch

    Roc Nation Sports (RNS) has added former New York Jets director of football operations, Ari Nissim and NBA agent, Joe Branch to its team. Nissim has been hired as the director of strategy and analytics. Nissim was certified by the NFL Players … [Show Me...]

    Nov
    12

    What The Pros Are Using

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    The following is a guest contribution from Ashley Harter.  Ashley Harter graduated from the University of Georgia with a degree in English with plans to attend law school.  An avid fitness lover, Ashley is a personal trainer and enjoys attending sporting events like SEC football games and cheering on the Atlanta Braves. Like any sport,…
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    Nov
    12

    On To The Next One: Tajh Boyd

    quarterback Tajh Boyd (3) and New York Jets quarterback Michael Vick (right) walk to the locker room following training camp at SUNY Cortland. Mandatory Credit: Rich Barnes-USA TODAY Sports

    Six months removed from being a sixth round selection in the 2014 NFL Draft, former Clemson quarterback, Tajh Boyd, has already changed agencies.  The Hampton, Virginia native switched from Dimensional Sports to Allegiant Athletic Agency, better known as a3.  Boyd will be represented by NFLPA Certified Contract Advisor, Chad Speck, for both his contract and…
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    Nov
    11

    Southwestern Law School Presents The Law & Business of Sports

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    What: Southwestern Law School Presents: The Law & Business of Sports When: Saturday, November 15, 2014 Where: Southwestern Law School- Bullocks Wilshire Building 390 Description Topics of discussion will include vendor agreements, TV rights, sponsorships, risk management, litigation, public relations, player misconduct & more. Food will be provided for attendees. Panelists: Robert Hacker (Vice President…
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    Nov
    10

    Interview With The Agent: Matthew Kingsley

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    Matthew Kingsley is the President and CEO of 3 Kings Entertainment, LLC, an agency focused on representing a diverse group of media personalities in broadcasting news, sports and entertainment.  Over his almost 20 years in the agent business, Kingsley has represented hundreds of clients and has negotiated thousands of contracts for talent on ESPN, ABC,…
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    Nov
    07

    Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (11/7/2014)

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    Another week, another trip.  This Saturday I am off to New York City.  I hear that Sidebar is the spot to go to watch the Florida Gators game at night, so if you are in town you should feel free to stop by and watch the team that dominated Georgia last week.  I am also…
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    Nov
    06

    Today: Tales Of A Sports Lawyer

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    What: Southwestern Law School Sports Law Society presents “Tales of a Sports Lawyer: The Litigator” When: November 6, 2014 at 5:00pm PST Where: Southwestern Law School- Westmoreland Building 511 Description This is Southwestern Law School Sports Law Society’s first segment of their new speaker series, featuring stories from leaders in sport law. The first segment…
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    Nov
    06

    Upcoming Event: 9th Annual Ivy Sports Symposium

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    What: 9th Annual Ivy Sports Symposium – Princeton University When: Friday, November 14, 2014 Where: Princeton Hyatt Regency, Princeton NJ Description The Ivy Sports Symposium (ISS) is an annual student-run conference considered among the global sports industry’s premier events. ISS successfully blends an intimate conference setting with dynamic speakers in order to support the cultivation…
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    Nov
    06

    On To The Next One: Casey Janssen

    Toronto Blue Jays relief pitcher Casey Janssen (44) throws a pitch during the ninth inning in a game against the Baltimore Orioles at Rogers Centre. The Baltimore Orioles won 1-0. Mandatory Credit: Nick Turchiaro-USA TODAY Sports

    According to MLB Trade Rumors’ Tim Dierkes, former Toronto Blue Jays closer, Casey Janssen, will now be represented by ACES.   The world’s fourth most valuable MLB sports agency also counts the likes of Dustin Pedroia (Boston Red Sox), Jonathan Papelbon (Philadelphia Phillies) and David Wright (New York Mets) as its clients, which Forbes recently highlighted…
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    Nov
    05

    NBA Financial Advisor Justin Bass Joins True Capital Management

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    NBA Financial Advisor Justin Bass moves from SunTrust to True Capital Management. True Capital Management is a prominent wealth management firm specializing in athletes, entertainment professionals and other high net-worth individuals. Founded in 2006 under the belief that a broad based life management platform is essential to creating, managing and maintaining wealth, the firm now…
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    Nov
    04

    Six Questions With Doug Eldridge, Managing Partner At DLE Agency

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    Doug Eldridge is the Managing Partner of Washington, D.C.-based DLE Agency, a full-service firm that specializes in brand management, public relations, contract negotiations, marketing/sponsorship and strategic communications.  A graduate of the George Mason University School of Law, Eldridge and his firm have worked with athletes across the NFL, NBA, MMA, golf and other sports along with…
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