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Legacy Sports Management Rebrands As Anderson Sports and Brand Management

Sydney Anderson, the founder and owner of Anderson Sports and Brand Management has been in the athlete marketing business for almost a year now. A former track & field athlete at Indiana University, Anderson has used her experience as a collegiate athlete to connect with clients throughout the industry. She previously launched Legacy Sports Management […]

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CAA Sports Signs One Of The Top NFL Draft QB Prospects

Creative Artists Agency (CAA) Sports pulled off a major signing coup on Thursday as the agency signed Trey Lance, potentially the first quarterback off the board in the 2021 NFL Draft, for representation. Lance announced the move across his social media platforms. The former North Dakota State gunslinger burst onto the scene in 2019, throwing […]

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Turner Sports And MLB Expand Broadcast Rights Deal Through 2028

Turner Sports will continue to broadcast MLB through the 2028 season for the price of $3.7 billion, which comes out to $535 million a season. The agreement will begin in 2022 and include a Tuesday night baseball game exclusive to Turner Sports as well as additional postseason game and comes with expanded rights for media […]

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Klutch Sports Signs Two More NBA Players

Another week, another opportunity for Klutch Sports Group to expand its NBA clientele. ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski tweeted on Monday that Portland Trail Blazers guard Gary Trent Jr. has signed with Klutch Sports for representation. Rich Paul and Lucas Newton will be the lead agents for Trent Jr.  Trent Jr. played sparingly during his rookie season […]

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Wasserman Signs Potential 2021 NFL Draft First Round Selection

Announced on Friday, former University of Washington defensive lineman Levi Onwuzurike has signed with Wasserman for representation. CJ LaBoy and Doug Hendrickson will be the lead agents for Onwuzurike.  The 2019 First Team All-Pac 12 selection registered a career-high 45 total tackles, including six tackles for loss, and two sacks last season. For his career, […]

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Agent Chafie Fields on Race In The Current Climate

In the past handful of months, the current social climate has focused mainly on players, but a recent interview shows how much this can affect the agents that represent those athletes. Chafie Fields sat down with Jonathan Jones of CBS Sports to discuss being one of the few black agents during this transformative era in […]

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Octagon and Wasserman Victorious At Sports Business Awards Show

Octagon and Wasserman found themselves atop the sports business industry on Wednesday, as each of them took home honors at the Sports Business Journal’s 13th annual Sports Business Awards show, which was held virtually due to COVID-19.  Octagon won the award for Best in Corporate Consulting, Marketing and Client Services. It is the fourth time […]

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Interview With The Agent: Mark Galperin

Mark Galperin is the President and Founder of Supreme Sports Group. Mark got his start in the sports world as an entrepreneur in high school who collected and sold sports memorabilia. His love for sports transferred into the agency world when he interned with a sports marketing company. However, his entrepreneurial spirit and seeing a […]

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DeAndre Hopkins Negotiates Record Breaking Deal

In early September, DeAndre Hopkins (wide-receiver) signed a contract extension making him the highest paid non-quarterback in the NFL. Hopkins’ two year extension is worth a total of $54.5M and keeps him under contract with the Arizona Cardinals until 2025. The new contract includes a whopping $42.75M guaranteed which is a $27.5M signing bonus, 2020 […]

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NBA Agent Evan Laufer’s No C.A.P. Podcast

The sports podcast world has gained a lot of popularity over the past years. Certified NBPA Agent Evan Laufer has decided to dive in and give his perspective on what the industry entails. He has recently launched a podcast called “No C.A.P. Podcast” and a youtube channel where he reveals that the agent life isn’t […]