• Ari Emanuel

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

    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 … [Show Me...]

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

    Octagon announced its return to SXSW as an official partner of SXsports.  As part of its sponsorship, Octagon will host a panel session discussing how Hispanic Millennials are forging a new mainstream. Octagon's panel will focus on how ambicultural … [Show Me...]

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    Sports Business Week 2015

    Sport Business Week better known as #SBWeek is back for 2015 with networking events around the world. Events will take place during the week of April 13th. There will be events hosted in major cities around the world that serve as a great opportunity … [Show Me...]

  • Broncos LB Brandon Marshall celebrates an interception. Via DenverPost.com.

    Broncos LB, Brandon Marshall, Signs With Rosenhaus Sports

    Denver Broncos LB, Brandon Marshall, has signed with agents Drew Rosenhaus and Jason Katz of super agency Rosenhaus Sports, according to a tweet by SBJ's Liz Mullen. After a breakout 2014 campaign, the 25-year-old Las Vegas-native was hearing … [Show Me...]

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    Quintin Demps Signs With Rosenhaus Sports

    Quintin Demps, who is entering into free agency ahead of the 2015 NFL season, has recently hired Drew Rosenhaus of Rosenhaus Sports as his new agent, as reported by Rand Getlin on Twitter. Playing last year under a 1-year/$1 million contract … [Show Me...]

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    National Sports Law Negotiation Competition 2015 – Thomas Jefferson School of Law

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    What: National Sports Law Negotiation Competition When: Friday, September 25 – Sunday, September 27, 2015 Where: Thomas Jefferson School of Law – 1155 Island Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101 Description: The Thomas Jefferson School of Law Center for Sports Law and Policy presents its fifth annual National Sports Law Negotiation Competition (NSLNC) and Sports Law Conference in San…
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    Feb
    09

    Vulcun Offering $1 Million Fantasy eSports Prize Pool

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    Fantasy sports have become extremely popular in the US with daily fantasy sports becoming the most commonly played. Companies like FanDuel and DraftKings are already worth multi-millions by being the leaders in paid daily fantasy sports. Vulcun, a company founded by former pro eSports players, is now offering daily fantasy eSports in games such as…
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    Feb
    09

    Colin Glaum Named Octagon’s Executive Creative Director

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    Octagon Marketing Worldwide* has announced that Colin Glaum will join the agency as its new Executive Creative Director. Glaum will work from Octagon’s Norwalk, Connecticut headquarters and will oversee the agency’s US-based creative, design and digital marketing team. “We’re thrilled to have Colin as part of the team,” said Jeff Shifrin President and COO of Octagon Marketing Worldwide. “Colin’s leadership…
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    Feb
    06

    Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (2/6/15)

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    Unless you are a Seahawks fan, then you probably agree that Super Bowl XLIX was one of the best games in Super Bowl history. While much of the talk this week has surrounded the Seahawks play calling, there has also been some major news in the sports business world. In my opinion, no news was…
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    Feb
    05

    Rory McIlroy Settles With Horizon To The Tune Of $25 Million

    Sep 6, 2014; Cherry Hills Village, CO, USA; Rory McIlroy reacts after his chip shot from out of bounds back to the 2nd green during the third round of the BMW Championship at Cherry Hills Country Club. Mandatory Credit: Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports

    Rory McIlroy spent a total of 42 seconds in court on Tuesday. This was to inform the judge that Horizon and himself were “narrowing the issues” surrounding their case over unpaid commissions. The court was adjourned. On Wednesday, the counsel for McIlroy informed the court that both sides had reached an agreement. A case that…
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    Feb
    05

    theScore Debuts Mobile eSports App

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    On February 4th, mobile sports media company theScore launched a dedicated mobile app for eSports. We have recently looked into the growing popularity of eSports and the money involved in competitive gaming. It is estimated that more than 71 million people now watch eSports around the world, with viewing figures of competitive eSports contests now…
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    Feb
    04

    Golf Caddies Sue PGA Tour

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    According to Sport Business Daily, over 80 pro golf caddies have “filed a class-action, anti-trust lawsuit against the PGA Tour alleging improper use of the caddies’ ‘likenesses and images,’” according to Dennis Dodd of CBSSPORTS.com. The pending suit is very similar to the “landmark O’Bannon vs. NCAA action — seeks access to what it says…
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    Feb
    04

    TigerLogic Corporation Launches Postano Command Center

    A preview of the Postano Command Center.

    On February 3, TigerLogic Corporation, a leading provider of solutions that help companies amplify fan engagement by unlocking the power of social data launched the Postano Command Center. Postano, the flagship product for TigerLogic,  is a visual marketing platform that aggregates, curates and visualizes user-generated content on social media via live event and in-store social displays…
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    Feb
    04

    Malcolm Butler’s Agent, Derek Simpson, Closes 2014 NFL Season On “Super” Note

    Feb 1, 2015; Glendale, AZ, USA; New England Patriots strong safety Malcolm Butler (21) intercepts a pass intended for Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Ricardo Lockette (83) in the fourth quarter in Super Bowl XLIX at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

    Just days ago, if I asked you who Malcolm Butler was, chances are, you wouldn’t have been able to give me an answer. Now permanently etched in Super Bowl lore, former Popeye’s employee Malcolm Butler’s story is one for the ages. So, too, is that of Butler’s agent, Derek Simpson, a Huntsville, AL attorney in…
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    Feb
    03

    DePaul Journal Of Sports Law & Contemporary Problems – 2015 Symposium

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    What: DePaul Journal of Sports Law & Contemporary Problems – 2015 Symposium When: Friday April 10, 2015 from 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM Where: DePaul University College of Law – 25 East Jackson Boulevard, Chicago, IL 60604 Description The DePaul College of Law Journal of Sports Law & Contemporary Problems proudly presents its 2015 Symposium.…
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