Apr
    27

    CAA Sports Acquires Fermata Partners

    Via Fermata Partners Twitter

    Talent and sports agency powerhouse Creative Artists Agency (CAA) Sports has acquired the consumer licensing agency Fermata Partners, according to SportsBusiness Daily. Both parties seem to be excited about the new venture. CAA Sports strengthens its already premiere client list with more branding and licensing, while Fermata Partners gains access to some of the top…
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    Apr
    27

    Jordan Mickey Signs With APAA Sports Group

    LSU F Jordan Mickey has declared for the NBA Draft. Via tigerdroppings.com

    Per a Tweet by Jonathan Givony, LSU sophomore forward Jordan Mickey, has signed with agents Matt Babcock and Adie von Gontard of APAA Sports Group. The 6’8″ 235 lb Dallas, TX native decided to leave school after two years and enter the 2015 NBA Draft. He started 65 games in his two seasons in Baton Rouge,…
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    Apr
    27

    Rakeem Christmas Joins ASM Sports

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    Syracuse forward Rakeem Christmas has signed with agent Stephen Pina of ASM Sports. Christmas joins LSU forward Jarell Martin as members of ASM’s 2015 draft class. Rakeem Christmas is a 6’9” forward/center who spent the last four seasons playing for Jim Boeheim at Syracuse University. Christmas saw an increase in playing time and touches leading…
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    Apr
    25

    Shabbat Shalom: Saturday Wrap-up (4/25/15)

    Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao (Credit: Robert Hanashiro-USA TODAY Sports)

    We are one week away from the “Fight of the Century” with Mayweather vs. Pacquiao on May 2nd. In the spirit of the delayed ticket sales for the fight, our Shabbat Shalom series was also delayed to today. There’s plenty of sporting events over the next week including the NFL Draft this Thursday. Prior to the…
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    Apr
    24

    LSU Forward Jarell Martin Signs With ASM Sports

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    Per Darren Heitner, All-SEC forward Jarell Martin has decided on his representation leading up to the NBA Draft. Martin has signed with Andy Miller of ASM Sports. Martin, who declared for the draft on March 25, is currently ranked as the 23rd best prospect on HoopsHype.com. The LSU forward had an impressive sophomore season averaging 16.9…
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    Apr
    24

    5 Of The NFL’s Strangest Controversies (In Recent Memory)

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    The National Football League may be one of the most popular professional sports leagues in the world, but it’s also one that happens to court some pretty consistent controversy, and every now and then, the controversies and scandals within the league can get downright barbaric and bizarre. As Draft Day and another NFL season loom…
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    Apr
    23

    Interview With The Agent: Dave Schuman

    Dave Schuman

    Dave Schuman is a NFLPA certified contract advisor and Co-Founder of Inspired Athletes. Schuman, a former starting linebacker at UConn, is also the founder and CEO of NUC Sports which puts on various combines, camps, and showcases for high school football players. A few months ago, Inspired Athletes was profiled by our own Darren Heitner on…
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    Apr
    23

    Maryland Media Company Seeks To Promote Exposure Of Disability Sports And Recreation

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    Today’s society craves instant access to information.  People seek immediate answers to questions.  When a question arises, we don’t wait to find out, we Google the answer.  The same is true for sports.  We no longer live in a world where we have to wait for the morning paper to see a sports score and…
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    Apr
    22

    On To The Next One: Emmanuel Sanders

    According to Liz Mullen, Denver Broncos wide receiver, Emmanuel Sanders, has switched agents. Previously represented by Steve Weinberg, Sanders has now signed with 5 Star Athletes’ Todd France. Following Sanders’ decision to join the Broncos last off-season, his former agent took a great deal of criticism over his negotiating tactics. While some criticized how Weinberg handled Sanders’…
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    Apr
    22

    Thurston Armbrister Inks Representation Agreement With Rosenhaus Sports

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    Earlier this afternoon, Drew Rosenhaus announced on Twitter that former University of Miami linebacker Thurston Armbrister has signed with Rosenhaus Sports Representation. As part of an 18-member 2011 signing class that featured four four-star recruits, Thurston Armbrister played his college football career with a chip on his shoulder. In the summer that followed his graduation…
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