Jul
    07

    How To Spot A Good Sports Agent

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    Sports agents — or at least young lawyers wanting to become sports agents — are a dime a dozen, which is no small surprise given the relentless popularity and prioritization of sports in America and the ongoing romanticization of sports agentry (Thanks, “Jerry Maguire”). Finding a good sports agent, however, is more akin to finding…
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    Jul
    06

    James Dunleavy Leaves Wasserman Media Group

    NBA Agent James Dunleavy has left Wasserman Media Group

    According to Sports Business Daily Liz Mullen, NBA player agent James Dunleavy has left Wasserman Media Group. “I am not sure what I am going to do going forward, but I can confirm I am not there,” he said of leaving Wasserman. Dunleavy represented his brother Mike, Jr., Jahii Carson, and Villanova G Darrun Hilliard,…
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    Jul
    01

    Wimbledon Field Boasts Many Different Representatives

    The 2015 Wimbledon Tournament is currently underway.

    A recent article in the New York Times by Christopher Clarey highlights this year’s Wimbledon draw and the management firms that represent these star players. IMG/WME is a powerful company representing many tennis players, men’s and women’s, and after the 2013 merger boasts an impressive combined client roster. Its competitors, Lagadere Unlimited and Octagon, each boast clients…
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    Jun
    30

    Recap: SMWW 2015 NHL Career Conference

    Rick Curran (NHL Agent) & Dr. Lynn Lashbrook (SMWW Founder)

    This past weekend I had the opportunity to attend the Sports Management Worldwide annual NHL Career Conference in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. Attendees got the opportunity to hear from everyone involved in the hockey business from media to general managers and then attended the actual NHL Draft in Sunrise, Florida. There were two agent panels, one…
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    Jun
    29

    Relativity Sports Adds NFL Agent Kevin Omell To Its Team

    Kevin Omell has left National Sports Agency to join Relativity Sports (Photo via Twitter)

    Relativity Sports has added to their roster only this time, they’ve added a new agent instead of a player. Kevin Omell, a veteran NFL agent, will be leaving National Sports Agency to work alongside his close friend Ben Dogra. Omell worked at National Sports Agency alongside its founder, Harold Lewis, for over 10 years. Lewis…
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    Jun
    26

    Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (6/26/15)

    The Eagles have an interesting contract situation with Sam Bradford (Phot via turfshowtimes.com)

    Happy Friday ladies and gentlemen! This has been quite the week for me personally as I moved from Fort Lauderdale to New York City on Wednesday. It has been a huge change and I’m extremely excited to see what the future holds. If any of you want to reach out or connect with me, shoot…
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    Jun
    24

    The Clock Is Ticking For Michael Vick: Veteran QB Is Still On Free Agent List

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    Michael Vick is probably the biggest name in the current free agency pool. The 34-year-old veteran has had a turbulent career in the NFL. He has appeared in four pro bowls, holds the record as the leading rusher for quarterbacks of all time, and impressed fans during his years at Atlanta and Philadelphia. However, Vick…
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    Jun
    23

    Roc Nation Sports Signs Jerome Boateng

    Jerome Boateng brings soccer and international stardom to Roc Nation Sports

    Roc Nation Sports has signed World Cup Champion Jerome Boateng to its roster. Boateng and his management company SAM Sports signed an exclusive promotional agreement with Roc Nation Sports earning him the position as premiere professional football athlete for the agency. Boateng is a German soccer player currently playing as a defender for Bayern Munich…
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    Jun
    22

    Gator Guard Hopes Player-Agent Bond Will Pay Off In Draft

    Michael Frazier will be represented by Matt Ramker (Photo Credit: GatorZone.com)

    University of Florida guard Michael Frazier signed with local agent Matt Ramker with hopes that their player-agent bond will pay off at the NBA Draft this Thursday night in Brooklyn, New York. Many questioned Frazier’s decision to forgo his senior year and enter the draft early since he missed a portion of his junior year…
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    Jun
    19

    Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (6/19/15)

    Tim Duncan Lost Over $20 Million (Credit: Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports)

    Congratulations to the Golden State Warriors on winning the NBA Championship this week. The Warriors were my pre-playoff pick to win it all and anyone who follows Darren on Twitter knows he was quite happy my prediction came true. The big story in the NBA agent business this week was the announcement that the NBPA…
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