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New Orleans-Based Martin Fischman Is A Young Agent Who Landed A Couple Of NFL 6th Rounders

A recent Washington Post article includes the following paragraph within: There are about 830 agents certified by the NFL Players Association — more than one for every three players in or around the league — which makes it a brutally competitive business. Roughly 75 percent of NFL players are represented by just 17 percent of all certified agents, […]

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2018 NFL Draft Player/Agency Breakdown

Here are the final notes on the top sports agencies by number of clients drafted: Creative Artists Agency: 25 clients drafted this year, compared to 23 in 2017. 23 clients went in the first 3 rounds, including a record breaking 11 first-round selections. Agent Jimmy Sexton represents/co-represents 16 of the 25 CAA clients drafted and […]

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How Baker Mayfield’s Agent Used His Oklahoma Roots To Land The Top QB

This week, NFL agent Jack Mills was a guest of Andrew Brandt on his Business of Sports podcast. Mills isn’t one of the oft discussed agents on this website, but has been in the business for over 40 years. However, he hasn’t been as active in representing players as of late … until this year. His […]

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Ereck Flowers Hires Drew Rosenhaus After 3 Years Of No Agent

Former University of Miami offensive tackle Ereck Flowers has hired Drew Rosenhaus has his agent. Flowers was previously unrepresented. The offensive tackle for the New York Giants was drafted ninth overall in 2015. He went into that year’s draft unrepresented. Soon after being picked, Pro Football Talk’s Michael David Smith commented that, “it’s a little surprising […]

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Roc Nation Sports Signs Michigan’s Moritz Wagner And Seton Hall’s Angel Delgado

Coming off of a 2018 NFL Draft where it represented a few players selected including the #2 overall pick Saquon Barkley, Roc Nation Sports is announcing a couple of members of its 2018 NBA Draft class. The company that represents current NBA players like Kevin Durant and Justise Winslow has added Michigan foward Moritz Wagner […]

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Roc Nation Sports Signs NBA Prospect Zhaire Smith

After a successful 2018 NFL Draft in which Roc Nation Sports boasted numerous draftees, including second overall pick of the New York Giants, running back Saquon Barkley, the basketball division is right back to work. The agency announced the recent signing of former Texas Tech guard Zhaire Smith. The 6’5”, 195-pound Smith declared for the […]

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Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (4/27/18)

Hungover from Day 1 of the 2018 NFL Draft? I made the crazy decision of signing up for spin class at 7 a.m. this morning, before my body was fully adjusted back to the eastern time zone after a week-long trip in Vegas (by the way, a full week in Las Vegas is way too […]

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2018 NFL Draft Round 1 Recap

Here are some quick notes on how certain sports agencies fared through the first round of the 2018 NFL Draft and a full list of the first round picks: Creative Artists Agency- 11 players drafted in the first round including 6 in the top 10 and 8 in the top 16. Agent Todd France led the […]

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Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (4/20/2018)

Happy 4/20 day? Greetings from Las Vegas, my home away from home. I’m currently recovering from a meat hangover, so excuse my tardiness on the weekly column. There was a lot of fanfare over the NFL schedule relese last night, which was pretty much all I was able to watch while traveling from Fort Lauderdale […]

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Roc Nation Sports Signs Soccer Star Romelu Lukaku

According to a company press release, Roc Nation Sports has signed Belgian soccer sensation Romelu Lukaku. The Manchester United and Belgian National Team striker becomes the second member of RNS’ soccer division, joining the likes of Bayern Munich and German National Team center back Jérôme Boateng. Lukaku has already been a professional soccer player for […]