2016 NBA Draft First Round Mock With Agents

My friend Michael Schottey just published a mock draft for the 2016 NBA Draft scheduled to take place on June 23. Mock drafts never provide a completely accurate position on where players are picked, especially because teams are prone to trade slots and selections prior to and during the draft. Additionally, it is impossible to…

On To The Next One: Will Barton

According to HoopsHype, Denver Nuggets SG Will Barton has signed with Travis King of Relativity Sports. He was previously represented by Brian S. Elfus of Impact Sports Management. The 6-foot-6, 175-pound Barton played collegiately at the University of Memphis, where he won the Conference USA Player of the Year award as a sophomore. He decided…

Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (5/27/2016)

Shabbat Shalom from Milan, Italy. Earlier in the week, I was in Cesena and had a unique opportunity to check out the TechnoGym Wellness Center. Amazing facility and beautiful beach town. Now, I am stuffing my face with pizza and pasta before I return on Sunday. It seems like a lot is going on back…

Lagardère Sports Named Management Consultant To CareerBuilder Challenge

Per a press release from the company, Lagardère Sports has been named the management consultant firm for the CareerBuilder Challenge by Desert Classic Charities, the non-profit organization that operates the tournament.  Held in La Quinta, Calif., the CareerBuilder Challenge is traditionally the first PGA Tour event on the U.S. mainland held every January. As part of the…

Ed Wasielewski, Co-Creator of “The Agent,” Signs Three Clients

In an article for the Delaware Valley News by Alex Lloyd Gross, Philadelphia-based agent, Ed Wasielewski has had three clients sign with NFL teams. These players are Andrew Adams (S, UConn/New York Giants), Ken Farrow (RB, University of Houston/San Diego Chargers), and Reggie Diggs (WR, Richmond/Washington Redskins). These players signed with their respective teams as…

CAA Sports Hires Kansas State Associate Athletic Director Clint Dowdle

Creative Artists Agency has added a new agent to their already prestigious coaching division by snagging Kansas State associate athletic director Clint Dowdle. The 33-year-old Memphis native will work on finding young, upcoming football and basketball coaches to bring to the agency. Dowdle started as a basketball star with a business management degree at Christian…

Four Chinese Investors Vying For Chance To Buy Stellar Group

This is the first contribution by Tyler Endebrock who is attending the St. Thomas University School of Law, where he is working towards a joint J.D./MBA in Sport Administration degree. He received his Bachelor of Science in Sport Management and a Minor in Business Administration from the University of Florida. In addition to previously holding multiple internships within…

Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (5/20/2016)

Phil Mickelson is making a lot of headlines right now. Apparently the pro golfer made a lot of money off of an insider tip and used the money received to pay off some betting debts. Let’s see how the PGA Tour reacts to that news. The NFL Pro Bowl is purportedly moving from Hawaii to…

SportsTrust Signs Veteran NFL Players

According to SBJ, SportsTrust Advisors has signed NFL vets Za’Darius Smith, Tay Glover-Wright and Jarvis Jenkins. Pat Dye Jr. will represent Jenkins, Bill Johnson will represent Glover-Wright and Smith. Smith was represented by ProSource Sports, Jenkins by BTI Sports Advisors, and Glover-Wright by Summit Sports Management. Smith is a outside linebacker with the Baltimore Ravens…

Leigh Steinberg’s Agent Academy Summer 2016 Dates

The legendary Leigh Steinberg is back with his Agent Academy this summer in which he will have 4 stops: May 21st -Newport Beach, CA, June 25th- Dallas, TX, July 16th– Ann Arbor, MI, and August 13th -New York, NY are the set dates. As a participant in the first agent academy I can tell you all from experience it is a learning experience like…

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