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Soccer Sports Agents Sports Business

SportBox Entertainment Group Appoints Francisco Terreros As EVP

Per a press release from the company, SportBox Entertainment Group has announced that ?s Group Principal and FIFA registered intermediary, Francisco Terreros, has joined the agency and will serve as Executive Vice President. Terreros brings more than 15 years of sport and entertainment industry experience to the firm. The Colombia native will lead the formation of a global soccer division, with […]

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MLB Players Sports Agents

Baseball Legend Cal Ripken, Jr. Signs With Rubicon Talent

According to a company press release, MLB legend Cal Ripken, Jr. has signed with Rubicon Talent for his exclusive representation in all marketing, media and licensing partnerships. Ripken had a storied 21-year MLB career, all with the Baltimore Orioles. “The Iron Man” played in 2,632 consecutive games, shattering Lou Gehrig’s streak of 2,130. The shortstop […]

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Paralympic Sports Agents

Wasserman Signs Paralympic Champions Becca Meyers & Alana Nichols

Per an article from Ben Fischer, Wasserman has expanded its presence in the Paralympic space by signing champions, Becca Meyers and Alana Nichols. Meyers, who won three swimming gold medals as an amateur last year in Rio, recently turned pro and signed an endorsement deal with Speedo. Nichols, a Paralympic veteran who became the first American to […]

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Friday Wrap-Up

Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (7/7/2017)

Lots of 7’s in today’s date. It’s a big month for me. I’m closing (hopefully) on a house on July 31, which is not so easy when you’re also trying to run a law firm. Then, I have a tenant moving into my current place at the beginning of August. So, end of July/early August […]

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NFL Players Sports Agents

Thomas Sims Joins VaynerSports

Per a press release from the company, VaynerSports, is pleased to announce that veteran NFL agent Thomas Sims has joined their team as Executive Vice President of Football Operations. Prior to joining VaynerSports, Thomas served in the same role at A3 Athletics, where he was responsible for the recruitment and representation of football clients, which […]

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Friday Wrap-Up

Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (6/30/2017)

Wishing an enjoyable very long weekend for those of you taking Monday and Tuesday off in celebration of July 4 next week. Congrats to Heitner Legal client Draymond Green for winning Defensive Player of the Year. Quite the honor for a man who was once told he was not cut to be an NBA player. […]

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Entertainment

Los Angeles Entertainment Summit

What: Los Angeles Entertainment Summit Where: The Loews Hollywood Hotel (Hollywood & Highland, 1755 Highland Ave.Los Angeles, CA 90028) When: July 17 – 19, 2017 The Summit is the premiere forum for the major motion picture studios, video game publishers, retailers, distributors, and other ancillary companies and service providers in the industry to discuss the impact, benefits and […]

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NFL Players Sports Agents

Aaron Rodgers Enlists CAA For Off-Field Representation

According to Mike Florio of ProFootball Talk, Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers has signed with CAA to handle his off-field representation. He was previously represented by Excel Sports Management. Rodgers will remain with David Dunn of Athletes First when it comes to his on-field representation. CAA has established itself as a premier agency for […]

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2017 NBA Draft Recap: Excel Sports Is Number 1 For The Second Straight Year

Top 5 Agencies of the 2017 NBA Draft Excel Sports Management Priority Sports CAA Wasserman Catalyst Sports Honorable Mention: ASM Sports Top 5 Agents of the 2017 NBA Draft Happy Walters – Catalyst Sports (5 clients drafted including two first-round picks at #5 and #25) Andy Miller – ASM Sports (4 clients drafted including one […]

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Friday Wrap-Up

Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (6/23/2017)

Happy post-2017 NBA Draft wrap-up of sports biz stories. Shout out to New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft for donating $6 million to create the new Kraft Family Sports Campus in Jerusalem. Big news in the daily fantasy sports world this week (I have a Forbes article below on it) concerning the FTC getting in […]