• hockey

    The Puck Will Drop In Sin City Before It Drops In Quebec

    According to several media outlets, hockey may be coming to Sin City real soon.  Greg Wyshynski of Yahoo Sports says all that remains is deciding which owner gets to take credit for bringing the first major sports franchise to Las Vegas. At first … [Show Me...]

  • Floyd Mayweather may be making some changes with his team of execs.

    Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (9/19/2014)

    Ever remember a crazier week for the NFL?  People are calling for Roger Goodell's head, players are getting held out of games and practice but still earning paychecks and every day it seems like there's a new domestic violence announcement.  After a … [Show Me...]

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    Wasserman Media Group Receives $100 Million Investment

    Earlier this week, it was reported that Wasserman Media Group received a $100 million investment from a Silicon Valley investment group. The investment from Madrone Capital Partners is the second investment Wasserman has taken since the sports … [Show Me...]

  • Professor Peter Carfagna.

    Representing The Professional Athlete Week 1

    Peter Carfagna’s “Representing the Professional Athlete” course begins this week. In Week 1, Professor Carfagna will lead the class on a journey through the current landscape of the NCAA and college athletics. This week the course will delve into the … [Show Me...]

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    Interview With The Agent: Kim Garner

    Kim Garner is the Director of Broadcasters at Atlanta-based CSE, a global sports agency that focuses on marketing, public relations, media production, client representation and digital media.  A graduate of the University of Georgia, the 26-year-old … [Show Me...]

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    27

    Roc Nation Sports Ready To Drop The Mitts And Fight For Clients In The NHL

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    The following is a guest contribution from Matt Tympanick, University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth School of Law Class of 2015. Salve Regina University Class of 2012. According to Sports Business Journal, Roc Nation Sports, a full service Sports Management Agency founded by Shawn “Jay Z” Carter is likely about dive into the final big four sport, hockey.…
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    Aug
    26

    On To The Next One: Bobby Rainey

    Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back Bobby Rainey (43) runs with the ball during the second quarter against the Miami Dolphins at Raymond James Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

    According to SportsBusiness Journal, Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back, Bobby Rainey, has changed representation prior to the 2014-15 season.  The Griffin, Georgia native will now be represented by Five Star Athlete Management and NFL Certified Contract Advisors, Todd France and Ben Renzin.  NFL Advisor formerly represented the Western Kentucky University graduate. It looks like Rainey…
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    Aug
    25

    An Introduction To The Basketball Arbitral Tribunal (BAT)

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    The following is a guest contribution from Charles Bennett J.D. This article discusses the Basketball Arbitral Tribunal––its inception, purpose, and procedures. First, what is the Basketball Arbitral Tribunal (“BAT”) and how did it get its start? The BAT was established by FIBA in 2006 under the name “FIBA Arbitral Tribunal (FAT)”. In accordance with the…
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    Aug
    22

    Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (8/22/2014)

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    College football is a week away.  The NFL is not far behind.  I had my draft in one of the two fantasy leagues I participate in last night.  You can just smell and taste football at this point.  However, I must admit that this season of Hard Knocks does not have me as enthused as years’…
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    Aug
    21

    Registration Open For Free Online Course, Representing The Professional Athlete

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    Professor Peter Carfagna (see biography) will be holding a free online course starting on September 16.  The course is titled ‘Representing The Professional Athlete’.  To date, over 1,100 students from 90-plus countries have enrolled in the course, which will be comprised of lectures, guest speakers and hypothetical situations. “There are 6 modules.  Each one is…
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    Aug
    20

    4th Annual Kelley Drye Sports Entertainment Group’s Agent/Client Retreat

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    With the beginning of the NFL preseason starting just weeks ago, fans have been engaged with players’ off season preparation for this upcoming season, but not many know how players are preparing for life off the field. The Sports and Entertainment Group at Kelley Drye held their annual three day retreat in Las Vegas this…
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    Aug
    20

    Vote For Agency/NFL Business Panel At South By Southwest Conference

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    SXSW, Inc. executes a series of annual conferences, with one of those being South by Southwest (SXSW) in Austin, Texas.  SXSW has now been broken down into film, interactive and music conferences.  SXSW Interactive 2015, which consistently focuses on emerging technologies, is allowing the SXSW community the opportunity to select future panels. One such panel…
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    Aug
    19

    Roc Nation Sports Expands Industry Presence With Boxing Division

    Recording artists Beyonce and Jay-Z take in the Toronto Raptors at the Brooklyn Nets game six of the first round of the 2014 NBA Playoffs at Barclays Center. Mandatory Credit: Adam Hunger-USA TODAY Sports

    It’s not even two years old, but Roc Nation Sports has NBA, MLB and NFL clients.  It even lays claim to representing WNBA superstar and Tulsa Shock guard, Skylar Diggins.  Nine clients to be exact. Now, the division of Roc Nation is strategically aiming to enter the boxing sphere, according to President and Chief of…
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    Aug
    18

    Interview With The Agent: Garry Rosenfield

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    Garry Rosenfield is a recent graduate of Quinnipiac University School of Law (2013) and the University of Connecticut (2010).  He currently leads the Women’s Basketball Division at Coaches Inc., a sports agency and marketing firm devoted to the careers of college coaches.  Below is a Q&A with Garry where we discussed his role at Coaches…
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    Aug
    15

    Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (8/15/2014)

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    I am in Detroit today to moderate a question-and-answer session with the President and Chief Operating Officer of NASCAR.  It is my first time in the city.  Back to (sometimes) sunny South Florida tomorrow.  After three fantastic years of teaching Sports Agency Management at Indiana University Bloomington (where I created the course) I am finally…
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