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Kyle Long Embraces Role As Bears Most Overpaid Player

Last week, Bleacher Report released each NFL team’s most overpaid player. According to the article by Brad Gagnon of Bleacher Report, the list includes NFL stars such as Todd Gurley, David Johnson, Matthew Stafford, Kirk Cousins, Jimmy Garoppolo and Eli Manning. The most natural response to being named to this list would typically result in […]

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Entertainment Law Sports Business Sports Law

Global Entertainment & Sports Law + Industry Conference

What: Global Entertainment & Sports Law + Industry Conference presented by the University of Miami’s Entertainment and Sports Law Society and the LL.M. in Entertainment, Arts, and Sports Law When: Thursday & Friday, April 4-5, 2019 Where: Donna E. Shalala Center, University of Miami1330 Miller Drive, Coral Gables, FL 33146 Schedule Thursday, April 4th: 9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.Registration  […]

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2019 University of Miami Sport Industry Conference

What: 2019 University of Miami Sport Industry Conference When: April 11-12, 2019 Where: Shalala Student Center- 1330 Miller Dr. Coral Gables, FL 33146 Event Description: The SIC will feature engaging keynote speakers as well as breakout sessions that address the most relevant issues in the business of sport and entertainment. Conference sessions will include: So […]

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Recruiting Sports Agents

Newly Discovered Docs Detail How A California AAU Program Tried To Sign An Exclusive With A Sports Agency

In the beginning of March, it was revealed that former sports agency runner Christian Dawkins was slapped with a six month prison sentence after it was determined that he recruited basketball players, providing money as inducements, to sign with an NBA agent. In reply to a tweet that I published concerning the above, NFL agent […]

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California Taxes Factored Into Bryce Harper’s Free Agency Decision

Even though Bryce Harper signed the biggest free agent contract in the history of sport last month at 13-years worth $330 million, it was almost the San Francisco Giants he went with, and not the Philadelphia Phillies. The Giants reportedly offered a deal at 12-years and $310 million but were turned down by Harper and […]

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Sports Agents Sports Business WNBA

Disrupt The Game Signs WNBA Star Liz Cambage

Liz Campage, 2018 WNBA Runner-Up, 2018 Scoring Leader, and 2x All Star has signed with Allison Galer and Disrupt The Game (DTG) agency. Campage is a native of Australia and a dominant Center in the WNBA, averaging 23.0 points per game, 9.7 rebounds per game, and 1.6 blocks per game during the 2018 season. She […]

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Golf Sports Agents Sports Business

Golf Industry Expert Emily Sisson Joins Octagon

Per a company press release, Octagon has announced the hiring of Emily Sisson as Vice President of the agency’s Integrated Marketing group. She will be tasked with driving golf-related partnerships and experiences. Sisson joins Octagon after serving as the Vice President of Lagardere Sports. In her previous role, she was the liaison to the PGA […]

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Sports Agents Sports Law

Basketball Agency That Once Rep’d LeBron James Sued By Its Former Employee

An National Basketball Players Association certified Player Agent has sued veteran sports agency Goodwin Associates Management Enterprises (commonly referred to as Goodwin Sports) for breaching their severance agreement and allegedly inflicting emotional distress. Player Agent Muhammad Abdur-Rahim filed the Complaint in California state court, seeking $570,000 as well as exemplary and punitive damages. Atlanta-based Abdur-Rahim, […]

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Women’s History Month 2019 Week 1: Women in Sports Business

Zenab Keita March is Women’s History Month and we will highlight women in sports all month. Essence Magazine recently did a feature on 8 Black women and their experiences working in sports. The article consisted of some of the challenges and misconceptions that these women face working for the NFL, NBA, NHL, and MLB and […]

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NFL Players Sports Agents

Massive Group Of NFL Agents Discuss Unifying, Because ‘Nobody’s Making Money’

Hundreds of NFL Players Association certified Contract Advisors come from all areas of the United States to Indianapolis on an annual basis for the NFL Combine. They are in town primarily to support their clients, communicate with NFL personnel and attend an NFLPA meeting to satisfy their certification requirements under the union’s regulations. But this […]