Jul
    22

    On To The Next One: Robert Ayers

    Giants DE Robert Ayers has switched agencies via bigblueinteractive.com.

    Per Liz Mullen of SBJ, New York Giants defensive end Robert Ayers has signed with Sean Kiernan and Erik Burkhardt of Select Sports Group. He was previously represented by Eastern Athletic Services’ founder Tony Agnone. The former first round (18th overall) pick by the Denver Broncos in 2009 out of Tennessee is entering his seventh NFL…
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    Jul
    22

    The Trials And Tribulations Operating A Small Sports Agency

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    This Summer I am teaching a class at the University of Florida titled, Issues in Sport Law.  Additionally, I have been provided the opportunity to sit in on a class taught by ESPN and Sports Illustrated writer Andrew Brandt that is called Business and Legal Aspects of Professional Sports.  Brandt is teaching the class through Villanova University’s…
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    Jul
    22

    A Look Behind ASM Sports’ 2015 NBA Draft Preparation

    Kristaps Porzingis was ASM Sports' highest drafted player selected 4th by the Knicks in the 2015 NBA Draft

    ASM Sports is one of the largest and most successful basketball agencies in the world. Founded by Andy Miller, ASM Sports represents some of the NBA’s elite talent including Kevin Garnett, Kyle Lowry, Serge Ibaka, and Jeff Teague. This year, ASM had 8 players selected in the NBA Draft, the most of any agency. One…
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    Jul
    21

    On To The Next One: Terrence Brooks

    Ravens S Terrence Brooks has joined Rosenhaus Sports. via BaltimoreRavens.com.

    Per Liz Mullen of SBJ, Baltimore Ravens safety Terrence Brooks has signed with Drew Rosenhaus and Michael Katz of Rosenhaus Sports. He was previously represented by Jordan Woy of Willis & Woy and Associates. The Ravens selected Brooks in the third-round of the 2014 NFL Draft out of Florida State. The 5’11” 200 lb safety was…
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    Jul
    21

    The Story And Students Behind The Growing Website Front Office Sports

    Today marks the 1 year anniversary of Front Office Sports

    Today marks the one-year anniversary of FrontOfficeSports.org. Front Office Sports is a website that focuses on providing informational interviews with professionals of all levels across the sports business industry. A year ago, the website was founded by Adam White, who was a sophomore at the University of Miami at the time. “Originally it was just…
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    Jul
    21

    Russell Okung Is Taking On Free Agency Without An Agent

    Russell Okung says he will negotiate his next contract without an agent (Credit: Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports)

    The following was written by our new contributor, Alex Fernandez.  Russell Okung hates Jerry McGuire. “This movie insinuates that athletes need someone else to “show them the money” because they can’t get out there and get the money themselves. I hate that.” Okung has received plenty of courting attempts by agencies promising him the money…
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    Jul
    20

    On To The Next One: Zach Mettenberger

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    Per Sports Business Journal, Tennessee Titans quarterback Zach Mettenberger has signed with CAA Sports. He was previously signed to JL Sports and now will be represented by agents Jim Denton, Patrick Collins, Jimmy Sexton and Tom Condon in the CAA Football division. Mettenberger is entering his second year in the NFL and has totaled 8…
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    Jul
    20

    On To The Next One: Sheldon Richardson

    Sheldon Richardson has left CAA for Relativity Sports (Photo Cred: CBSSports.com)

    Per Sports Business Journal, New York Jets defensive tackle Sheldon Richardson has left CAA Sports & signed with Relativity Sports. Richardson will be represented by agents Ben Dogra, Eugene Parker and Kyle Evans. He was represented by Dogra while with CAA Sports. Richardson was drafted in 1st round of the 2013 NFL Draft by the…
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    Jul
    20

    Revisions To The Uniform Athlete Agents Act

    The Uniform Law Commission has approved changes to the Athlete Agents Act

    According to USA Today, the Uniform Law Commission which is an organization that works to standardize state laws has approved changes to the Uniform Athlete Agents Act during its annual meeting last Wednesday in Williamsburg, Virginia. The ULC was created in 1892 to build uniformity among state laws in handling common concerns, first adopted the…
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    Jul
    17

    Interview With Jeremy M. Evans, Esq., Managing Attorney At California Sports Lawyer

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    The following interview was conducted by Jonathan M. Stahler, Esq. Jeremy M. Evans is the Managing Attorney at California Sports Lawyer which represents sports and entertainment professionals in contract drafting, negotiations, licensing, and career growth. (1) When did you realize that you wanted to pursue a career as sports/entertainment attorney and what specifically interested you…
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