Jun
    05

    FIFA World Cup Bribery Scandal: The United States Soccer Federation’s Possible Challenge To FIFA’s Decision

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    The following paper is a guest contribution by David Katzman, Esq. David Katzman, Esq. is a licensed attorney in New York and New Jersey with his own law firm based out of New York City, called the Law Offices of David Katzman, PLLC. The emphasis of the Law Offices of David Katzman, PLLC is in Sports…
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    Jun
    05

    Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (6/5/15)

    No one generated interest in the agent business quite like Ari Gold & Jerry Maguire

    While the FIFA scandal has been the biggest story in sports over the past week, today has brought a plethora of newsworthy stories. Kyrie Irving has officially been ruled out of the playoffs with a fractured knee cap. While I picked the Warriors to win it all, I am extremely upset that we won’t be…
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    Jun
    05

    Mega Sports Agent Arn Tellem Joins The Detroit Pistons

    Super basketball agent, Arn Tellem, is joining the Detroit Pistons (photo credit: wmgllc.om)

    According to Yahoo! Sports NBA Insider Adrian Wojnarowski, veteran and highly respected sports agent, Arn Tellem has agreed to become the Vice Chairman of Palace Sports & Entertainment, the company that owns the Detroit Pistons. Per ESPN.com, Tellem will be in charge of business operations and league initiatives for the Pistons, as well as be…
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    Jun
    04

    10 Things I’ve Learned As We Approach 10 Million Views

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    Yesterday, I published a few social media posts describing my joy that Sports Agent Blog is approaching 10 million tracked page views since its inception on December 31, 2005.  One of the responses I received was from JB Bernstein, the subject of Disney’s Million Dollar Arm movie.  He suggested that I do a top 10 list of what I…
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    Jun
    03

    ACES Group Adds Two Clients

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    According to a Tweet from Jerry Crasnick, The ACES Group has added two new MLB clients to its roster: Diamondbacks OF David Peralta and Royals IF Christian Colon. The Venezuelan born Peralta is hitting .258 this season with 5 HR and 24 RBI. Originally signed with the St. Louis Cardinals as a pitcher in 2006,…
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    Jun
    01

    Bill Sanders Joins Excel Sports Management

    Bill Sanders joins Excel Sports Management

    Excel Sports Management has hired veteran sports marketing agent Bill Sanders as Senior Vice President of Athlete and Talent Marketing. Before joining Excel, Sanders was Senior Vice President of Personal Brand Management at PMK•BNC, and before that he served as Chief Marketing Officer of BDA Sports Management. Excel has a roster that includes star athletes…
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    Jun
    01

    Roc Nation Hires Kyle Thousand As Managing Director Of Baseball

    Roc Nation Sports hires Kyle Thousand as Managing Director of Baseball.

    Per Darren Heitner, Roc Nation has hired Kyle Thousand as its Managing Director of Baseball. He was previously at Excel Sports Management as a MLBPA Certified Player Agent. Thousand played collegiate baseball at the University of Iowa and was drafted in the 26th round of the 2003 MLB Draft by the Toronto Blue Jays. He played…
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    May
    30

    Shabbat Shalom: Saturday Wrap-up (5/30/15)

    Kobe Bryant has signed with WME

    The NHL playoffs have not disappointed this year as nearly every series has been exciting to watch. With the Blackhawks up big, it appears it will be Chicago vs Tampa Bay for the Stanley Cup. It’s hard not to root for the Lightning and their well respected owner, Jeff Vinik. Darren looked at Nike’s potential involvement…
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    May
    28

    Six Questions With Tory Dandy, NFL Agent At Relativity Sports

    Tory Dandy is part of a team at Relativity Sports that represented six 1st round draft picks in the 2015 NFL Draft

    Tory Dandy is a former college football athlete turned NFL agent. Dandy has burst onto the scene since having his first client drafted in the 1st round in 2007. As one of the most successful NFL agents in the game today, Dandy works alongside super agents, such as Ben Dogra and Eugene Parker, at one…
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    May
    27

    Three Players That Have A Lot To Gain In The NFL’s 2015 Preseason

    Sports Agent Blog - NFLs 2015 Preseason

    It’s that time of the year again, when anything that happens in Organized Team Activities is considered headline-worthy material. As the NFL offseason heats up, it’s a good time to speculate on what will transpire before the preseason kicks off in late summer. With that being said, let’s look at three players, who have a…
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