Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor

What the boxing world is all excited about is the potential upcoming bout between boxing legend Floyd Mayweather and UFC champion Conor McGregor. This is one of the most exciting matchup potentials in history because both of these fighters are at the top of their game. Boxing experts and everyone from politicians to celebrities are…

For Agents, Business Isn’t The Same With Rookie Contracts

The 2011 Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) put into effect slotted rookie contracts, which means a set value for every pick in the draft. Therefore, there is not much room for negotiating more money for players. ESPN’s Andrew Brandt broke down the changing landscape surrounding the rookie deals. The effects of these changes are felt by…

FW Sports Management Signs Ole Miss Guard Stefan Moody

Press Release: FW Sports Management, a wholly owned subsidiary of Forman Watkins & Krutz LLP, recently welcomed former University of Mississippi basketball guard Stefan Moody as its newest client. Moody is a two time All-SEC guard who led the league this past season in scoring an average of 23.6 points per game.  He has been recognized…

Top Agents Continue Hot Streak With NFL Draft

Top sports agents, Joel Segal of Lagardère Sports and Todd France of CAA Sports continued their streaks of representing multiple first-round picks in the NFL Draft. Segal, the president of Lagardère Sports, represented five first-rounders in last month’s draft, topping any individual agent. These players are: DE DeForest Buckner (No. 7 overall), CB Eli Apple (No. 10…

AAPC Acquires TLA Worldwide PLC

Per a press release from the companies, AAPC, a blank check company, has acquired TLA Worldwide plc for stock and cash consideration which has lead to a company with an estimated value of slightly greater than $200 million. TLA is a fully integrated sports marketing, management and events agency that provides sponsorship activation, sales, merchandising…

BMW Sticks With Octagon For Sports Sponsorship And Experiential Marketing

Press Release: NORWALK, CT (May 3, 2016) – Octagon, a global sports and entertainment marketing leader, proudly announces the agency has retained its business with BMW of North America. Octagon will continue its 27-year relationship as the automaker’s Sports Sponsorship and Experiential Marketing Agency of Record into 2019 following a competitive agency pitch process.   “Octagon…

World Basketball 101: Zhou Qi Enters the 2016 NBA Draft

Chinese basketball player Zhou Qi, nicknamed “the big devil king”, will enter the 2016 NBA draft. Zhou represents the second big-name Chinese player to come out of China since Yao Ming played for the Houston Rockets. At 7 feet 2 inches tall, Zhou Qi (pronounced “Joe Chee”) is an imposing big man with the rare…

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