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More Than A Game: From HER Perspective

The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) Sports Task Force is hosting a three day virtual event filled with conversations that help uplift, elevate and empower Black women that are working fearlessly in every aspect of the sports industry.  The event is divided into three sessions per day with each day focused on the main […]

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VaynerSports Signs UFC Heavyweight Champion Stipe Miocic

Just over a month after expanding into the world of Mixed Martial Arts, VaynerSports announced the signing of UFC Heavyweight Champion Stipe Miocic. “So happy about @stipemiocic joining us @vaynersports. This is a big deal”, tweeted Gary Vaynerchuk, Co-Founder of VaynerSports. ‘A big deal’ might be one of the understatements of the year as this […]

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College Football Players Sports Agents Sports Business

Penei Sewell Signs With Athletes First

After opting out of the 2020-21 college football season and declaring for the 2021 NFL Draft, former University of Oregon offensive lineman Penei Sewell has signed with Athletes First for representation. Joe Panos, Justin “Scoop” Schulman, and David Dunn are the lead agents for Sewell, according to Liz Mullen of the Sports Business Journal.  Brian […]

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Entertainment Sports Business

Marshawn Lynch Joins Sports Betting Partnership

Beast Mode® is taking his next venture into sports betting. Marshawn Lynch, the 5x Pro Bowler and Super Bowl Champion, has begun a content partnership with SportsBettingDime.com that will run throughout the 2020 football season. SportsBettingDime.com, or SBD, is a free online resource for all things sports betting news, information, and analysis. The foundation of […]

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Jalen Hits The Jackpot

 Jalen Ramsey, who famously arrived to training camp with the Jags last summer in an armored truck reminiscent of a Brinks truck fully equiped with bags of fake money, has made that dream into a reality a year later with the LA Rams. Ramsey and the Rams agreed to a 5-year $105M contract extension today […]

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Baseball Sports Agents Sports Business

SABR/IWBC Women in Baseball Conference

The 2nd annual Women in Baseball Conference will take place this weekend and is sponsored by SABR and the International Women’s Baseball Center, and hosted by Rockford University. This year’s conference will be a virtual event centered around the theme “Celebrating African American Women in Baseball.” In addition to learning about topics such as the Dolly Vardens, […]

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NFL Players NFL Teams Sports Agents

Kennan Allen Cashes In

Keenan Allen, the underrated star on the LA Charges is getting a contract extension per Ian Rappaport of the NFL Network. According to sources, the deal is worth a total of $80,100,000 with a total guarantee of $50,000,000. This deal makes Allen, who is represented by Joey Branion and Rocco Scarfone of Vanguard Sports Group, […]

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Interview With The Agent: Bert Geiger

East Paces Group, a registered investment advisory (RIA) firm providing families, executives, and business owners with wealth management and financial planning services, announced that it has launched a new sports and entertainment division and has named Bert Geiger as its managing director. The division serves professional athletes and entertainers who require experienced insight and discretion from a financial […]

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Deshaun Watson and Texans Agree to 4-year, $160M Extension

The Houston Texans and Deshaun Watson have agreed to a 4-year, $160 million contract extension, his agent David Mulugheta of Athlete’s First confirmed to ESPN’s Adam Schefter.  The total deal value is $177.54 million, with $111million in guarantees. Watson will earn $39 million per year in base salary over the next four years and be […]

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Entertainment Sports Business

Wasserman Signs Peloton Instructor Tunde Oyeneyin

Wasserman has signed Peloton instructor Tunde Oyeneyin. Oyeneyin will be represented by Spencer Wadsworth, and the agency will aid her in all endorsement, speaking, and branding opportunities. “We are stoked to add Tunde to our team at Wasserman,” said Wadsworth. “She not only brings new energy and experience to a previously untapped space in the […]