• Interview With The Agent: Ed Wasielewski (Esquire “The Agent”) Edition

    Ed Wasielewski became a licensed sports agent in 2003 after graduating Villanova University and Temple University School of Law. His passion for sports from a young age followed him to college where he earned an internship working with the NHL … [Show Me...]

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    SMWW London Sports Career Conference

    What: Sports Management World Wide’s Sports Career Conference When: October 3rd 2015 Where: London, England (next to Wembley Stadium) Sports Management Worldwide offers numerous sports job career training programs, designed to get anyone started … [Show Me...]

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    2015 National Sports Law Negotiation Competition

    What:  2015 National Sports Law Negotiation Competition When:  Friday, September 25th through Sunday, September 27th, 2015 Where: Thomas Jefferson School of Law Campus, 1155 Island Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101 The Center for Sports Law and … [Show Me...]

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    No.1 Junior Tennis Player Goes Pro, Signs With CAA Sports

    17 year old Taylor Harry Fritz, the no.1 ranked junior tennis player in the world, has decided to turn pro. The American has a stellar list of results this year, including an appearance in the junior finals at the French Open. Agents had been … [Show Me...]

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    On To The Next One: Gio Gonzalez

    Nationals pitcher Gio Gonzalez has signed with MLBPA agent Scott Boras, Jerry Crasnick of ESPN.com reported via Twitter. He was previously signed with the ACES group. Gonzalez will join a host of other high-profile Nationals players with the Boras … [Show Me...]

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    19

    Northwestern Players’ Unionization Effort Gets Shot Down

    (From left to right) CAPA president Ramogi Huma, Northwestern University quarterback Kain Colter, United Steelworkers (USW) national political director Tim Waters, and United Steelworkers (USW) president Leo W. Gerard during a press conference for CAPA College Athletes Players Association at Hyatt Regency. Mandatory Credit: Matt Marton-USA TODAY Sports

    I have been provided the opportunity to sit in on a class taught by ESPN and Sports Illustrated writer Andrew Brandt that is called “Business and Legal Aspects of Professional Sports.” Brandt is teaching the class through Villanova University’s online offering, which makes it easy for anyone to access the content. Labor issues comprise a…
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    Aug
    18

    Interview With The Agent: Jeff Guerriero (Esquire “The Agent” Edition)

    Jeff Guerriero via tv.esquire.com

    Jeff Guerriero founded Prosource Sports and Entertainment and started his sports agent career in 1997, determined to handle everything for his players so they only have to focus on playing the best game of football. Guerriero has represented more than 100 professional football players and negotiated over 155 NFL contracts since the start of his career,…
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    Aug
    17

    Dale Earnhardt, Jr. & Greg Olsen Join to Benefit Levine Children’s Hospital

    Greg Olsen & Dale Earnhardt Jr. via www.myfox8.com

    Press Release via Legacy Agency: NASCAR’s #88 driver Dale Earnhardt, Jr. and Carolina Panthers #88 tight end Greg Olsen have teamed up to raise money for the Levine Children’s Hospital in Charlotte, North Carolina. The fundraising event called, “Weekend with the 88s,” will offer one lucky winner and their guest an unprecedented experience in sports…
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    Aug
    17

    OpenSponsorship Is Making Global Sponsorship More Efficient

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    We have seen technological advancements make major changes and impacts on the sports industry. Founded by Ishveen Anand, OpenSponsorship is leveraging the power of the internet to make the sponsorship more efficient and globally accessible. OpenSponsorship is now the first online platform created to facilitate sponsorship agreements by connecting brands with pro sports rights holders like leagues,…
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    Aug
    13

    Jackson Management Group Acquires Three Rival Sports Group Agents

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    NBPA certified Agents Mitchell Butler, Toby Bailey, and Dean Walle have left Rival Sports Group to join Jackson Management Group, LLC, forming their basketball division. Butler who is the only certified player agent to have played, coached, and worked as an executive in the NBA, was the President of Basketball for Rival Sports Group. Bailey…
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    Aug
    12

    IK Enemkpali Brings Battery To Light In The World Of Sports

    New York Jets linebacker IK Enemkpali (51) takes a breather on the bench during the second half against the Miami Dolphins at Sun Life Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports

    I have been provided the opportunity to sit in on a class taught by ESPN and Sports Illustrated writer Andrew Brandt that is called “Business and Legal Aspects of Professional Sports.” Brandt is teaching the class through Villanova University’s online offering, which makes it easy for anyone to access the content. There are quite a…
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    Aug
    12

    TPG Sports Group Sports Agent School

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    What: TPG Sports Group Sports Agent School When: November 6-7, 2015 Where: Chicago, IL Description Agent School is the premier training ground for anyone interested in professional athlete representation. Perfect for anyone interested in becoming a sports agent, Agent School will offer real world experience and networking with the best in the industry. TPG will…
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    Aug
    11

    Advice For Aspiring Sports Journalists, As Told By Rick Reilly

    Rick Reilly, via nbcsports.com

    When friend of SAB, Yair Riemer, was turning 16 years old, his mother did not know what to get him. She thought maybe some of the typical birthday presents such as a gift card, or tickets to a game, etc., but really wanted to inspire her son. Yair was an avid reader of Rick Reilly’s…
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    Aug
    10

    Ted Wells Sued for Defamation by ex-Dolphins Coach Jim Turner

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    Former Dolphins offensive line coach Jim Turner, was fired last season for his involvement in the bullying and harassment scandal involving Richie Icognito and Jonathan Martin. His actions were first brought to light by attorney Ted Wells’s report which was released in February 2014. Turner believes his reputation and career have taken an unfair hit…
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    Aug
    06

    The Story Behind the Rise of Nontraditional Sport Agents

    James Naismith Via KSHS.org

    Sports Agents for traditional sports like basketball and football are a staple of the professional sporting industry and have been for years. Top players of professional sports, or players trying to reach the professional level, need advocates who promote their skill sets to various teams, manage their images, as well as negotiate contracts and sponsorship…
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