Jan
    09

    Roc Nation Sports Signs Andre Ward

    Ward and Jay Z

    Middleweight champion Andre Ward, regarded as one of the best pound-for-pound fighters in the world, has joined Roc Nation Sports. Ward has only fought twice in the past three years due to a protracted contract battle with Goossen Promotions. Tom Brown of Goossen Promotions told ESPN.com “That chapter is closed. I’ve moved on”. “We have…
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    Jan
    09

    Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (1/9/2015)

    Mike Tannenbaum (left). Photo by William Perlman/THE STAR-LEDGER via USA TODAY Sports.

    Exactly one month until my 30th birthday.  Yes, I’m leaving the glorious 20’s and I’m not thrilled about it.  I am in Gainesville, FL today for somewhat of a business trip, with an exciting announcement relating to same hopefully coming to you in the near future.  On Monday, I am heading out of the country…
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    Jan
    08

    Indiana DT Bobby Richardson Headlines RMI Athletics’ Three Signings

    Bobby Richardson

    RMI Athletics’ owner/founder Ryan Rubin continues to grow his Atlanta-based agency with three signings for the upcoming 2015 NFL Draft.  Now in their third year of operation, RMI Athletics has added prospects Bobby Richardson (DT, Indiana), Shaq Mason (OG, Georgia Tech), and Damian Parms (SS, Florida Atlantic). They will be joining Rubin’s management team that also includes New…
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    Jan
    07

    Jameis Winston Selects The Legacy Agency

    Florida State Seminoles quarterback Jameis Winston (5) warms up before the 2015 Rose Bowl college football game against the Oregon Ducks at Rose Bowl. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

    On the same day Jameis Winston announced he would be entering the 2015 NFL Draft to go pro, he announced another big decision. Winston has chosen The Legacy Agency to represent him leading up to the draft. Winston is regarded as a potential #1 pick. Jameis Winston is one of the best players in the…
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    Jan
    07

    Domestic Violence: A Short Examination Of This Season’s Scandals

    Ray Rice. Photo Credit: Evan Habeeb-USA TODAY Sports.

    The following is a guest contribution from Benjamin Steinberg, an attorney practicing in the state of New York. He received his B.A. in Political Science from the University of Pennsylvania and his J.D. from the NYU School of Law, where he was the Student Bar Association Social Chair and a member of both the Journal…
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    Jan
    07

    Georgia Tech WR Darren Waller Signs With PlayersRep

    Georgia Tech WR Darren Waller makes a reception during the 2013 Music City Bowl. Via CBS Sports

    Georgia Tech wide receiver, Darren Waller, has signed with PlayersRep Sports Management. This was announced by Andy Simms via his Twitter account. Waller is a 6’5″ wide out from Acworth, GA who has gained the attention of NFL scouts for his 232 pound frame, and for the fact that he runs a 4.54 40 yard…
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    Jan
    06

    FSU’s Cameron Erving Signs With Allegiant Athletic Agency

    Florida State Seminoles offensive tackle Cameron Erving (75) gestures during the second half of the 2015 Rose Bowl college football game against the Oregon Ducks at Rose Bowl. Mandatory Credit: Robert Hanashiro-USA TODAY Sports

    The following article is a guest contribution from Matt Ramker, a National Basketball Players Association certified agent for ASM Sports. Florida State’s Cameron Erving has signed with Issac Connor of Allegiant Athletic Agency (A3 Sports) to represent him in the upcoming NFL Draft. Erving, a converted center, currently sits at #25 on Mel Kiper’s Big…
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    Jan
    06

    Ole Miss QB Bo Wallace Signs With Forman Perry Sports

    Mississippi Rebels quarterback Bo Wallace (14) reacts during the second quarter against the TCU Horned Frogs in the 2014 Peach Bowl at the Georgia Dome. Mandatory Credit: Paul Abell/CFA Peach Bowl via USA TODAY Sports

    Ole Miss QB Bo Wallace has selected the law firm Forman Perry Watkins Krutz & Tardy LLP to represent him. The Mississippi based law firm has 7 offices nationwide and broke news of the signing via their Twitter account. Bo Wallace is a 6’4 Senior that had an up and down career at Ole Miss.…
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    Jan
    06

    WPP Backs George Pyne’s Launch Of Bruin Sports Capital

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    In August of 2014, then President of IMG’s global Sports and Entertainment business, George Pyne announced that he would be leaving the company in order to pursue a “new venture“. Pyne began his new year with the official announcement of that venture and its effects are sure to change the sports business landscape in 2015 and beyond.…
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    Jan
    06

    Lafayette RB Ross Scheuerman Inks SRA With Symmetry Sports

    Lafayette Leopards running back Ross Scheuerman (29) runs with the ball while being pursued by New Hampshire Wildcats safety Manny Asam (4) during the first half at Cowell Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports

    On January 2, Lafayette College running back Ross Scheuerman signed with Symmetry for his representation. President Mook Williams and Vice President Brian McLaughlin, who was named to Sports Launch Magazine’s 30 under 30 sports executives list in 2013 and 2014, currently boast nine active players on their roster. Sports Agent Blog interviewed McLaughlin about Symmetry…
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