Mar
    05

    Third Annual Cardozo Sports Law Symposium

    Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law

    What: Third Annual Cardozo Sports Law Symposium Where: Jacob Burns Moot Court Room Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law 55 Fifth Avenue (at 12th Street), New York, NY 10003 When: Friday, March 13, 2015 9 am – 4 pm Description Michael Beck and Marc Rosenberg, both 3L students and co-founders of the Cardozo Sports Law Society…
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    Mar
    05

    Octagon Baseball Brings On Three New Agents

    Jay Alou, Brian Mejia, and Ulises Cabrera Will Join Octagon Baseball

    On March 4, 2015, three of the top representatives of MLB players from the Dominican Republic announced they are joining Octagon’s baseball division. Per Octagon’s press release, “Originally from Santo Domingo, Alou is a descendant of one of the most respected baseball families from the Dominican Republic and has over 18 years of experience in…
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    Mar
    04

    Roc Nation Sports Signs Boxer Junior Younan

    J. Younan

    Roc Nation Sports has signed a multi-year exclusive promotional agreement with rising undefeated super middleweight prospect Junior “The Young God” Younan (6-0, 5 KO’s). The signing comes on the heels of Roc Nation Sports reaching an agreement with Younan’s former promoter, DiBella Entertainment, under which Roc Nation Sports acquired 100% of Younan’s promotional rights. Younan…
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    Mar
    04

    Former NFL Player And Agent, Horace Smith, Pleads Guilty To Fraud

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    Update (3/6/15): The NFLPA has informed Sports Agent Blog that they have no record of Mr. Smith ever being a certified contract advisor with them. Former NFL agent and Cincinnati Bengals player, Horace Smith, admitted in February that he used the names of football recruits to steal hundreds of thousands of dollars from a veterinarian…
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    Mar
    03

    New York University 4th Annual Sports Law Colloquium

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    What: New York University 4th Annual Sports Law Colloquium Where: Furman Hall, Lester Pollack Colloquium Room, 245 Sullivan Street, New York, NY 10012 When: Friday, April 3, 2015 10:00am -4:00pm Description The NYU Law Sports Law Committee of the Intellectual Property & Entertainment Law Society, in collaboration with the NYU School of Professional Studies Tisch…
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    Mar
    03

    DeVante Parker Signs With Management One

    Credit: Rob Foldy-USA TODAY Sports

    Louisville WR DeVante Parker has selected agent Jimmy Gould of Management One for representation. Per Sports Business Journal, Gould will handle Parker’s playing contract as well as all marketing/endorsement deals. This is Gould’s first 1st round prospect since Peter Warrick in 2000. DeVante Parker is one of the top prospects in the NFL Draft and…
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    Mar
    02

    2nd Annual TBT Announces Partnership With ESPN And Field Expansion For 2015 Event

    TBT

    Building on the success from their inaugural tournament in 2014, The Basketball Tournament (TBT) has announced its plans to expand the field for the single-elimination, winner-take-all, open-application event. Last year’s tournament included only 32 teams and was hosted by Philadelphia University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. This year’s tournament will consist of 96 teams and the 2014 TBT Champions (‘Notre…
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    Mar
    02

    Falcons QB Matt Ryan Signs with Excel Sports Management For Marketing

    Atlanta Falcons QB, Matt Ryan. Via espn.go.com.

    Atlanta Falcons QB Matt Ryan has signed on with agents Alan Zucker and Mark Steinberg of Excel Sports Management for his marketing work and off-the-field endeavors, according to SBJ’s Liz Mullen. Ryan has decided to join on with Zucker and Excel Sports Management, the marketing agent to the Manning brothers and recently former Oregon QB…
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    Feb
    27

    Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (2/27/15)

    Ari Emanuel

    Even though it’s the offseason, there is still a lot of action going on in the NFL. With the Combine having come and gone, teams are beginning to make roster and cap space for future draft picks and free agents. Darren’s Miami Dolphins recently cut two wide receivers and could possibly be letting Mike Wallace go too. On…
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    Feb
    27

    Octagon To Host A Panel Session At South By Southwest (SXSW)

    Jay Alou, Brian Mejia, and Ulises Cabrera Will Join Octagon Baseball

    Octagon announced its return to SXSW as an official partner of SXsports.  Octagon will also host a panel session discussing how Hispanic Millennials are forging a new mainstream. Octagon’s panel will focus on how ambicultural Hispanic Millennials are different than other generation and ethnic groups and how these individuals are redefining American and Hispanic culture. The…
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