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Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (9/9/2016)

The start of college football started off strong, which continued with the beginning of the NFL regular season. Most memorable is an amazing Notre Dame vs. Texas match-up from last weekend. But how about the ending for the Denver Broncos, just squeezing by the Carolina Panthers to win the NFL opener? There is a lot […]

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IF Management Signs Three New Broadcasting Clients

As reported by Sports Business Journal’s Liz Mullen, IF Management will now be representing three new broadcasting clients. Former NFL linebacker A.J. Hawk, former MLB player Michael Morse, and ABC/ESPN reporter Holly Rowe have all signed with Gideon Cohen, Senior VP at IF Management. A.J. Hawk was a former standout linebacker at Ohio State who […]

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On To The Next One: Emmanuel Mudiay and Bruno Cabocio

Per a Tweet by Marc Spears, Wasserman has signed Denver Nuggets guard Emmanuel Mudiay and Toronto Raptors forward Bruno Caboclo where they will be represented by a team of agents led by BJ Armstrong. Prior to this move, Mudiay was represented by Rival Sports Group. The 6’5″, 200 pound native of the Congo was the 7th […]

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Interview With The Agent: James Dennis

Last week, I was fortunate enough to interview James Dennis, Founder and CEO of Four Point Play Management. He is a NBA and FIBA licensed player agent as well as a member of the New York bar and a professor at St. John’s University. James is a self-proclaimed life-long lover of the game of basketball. […]

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Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (9/2/2016)

College football is back (would have really enjoyed an early Tennessee loss), the NFL preseason is done and it’s time to enjoy a nice, long Labor Day weekend. Unfortunately, I have to do some traveling on Labor Day. Back to Washington D.C. for NFLPA-related arbitration work. In fact, September is going to be full of […]

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Randrr Signs PGA Tour Player Chris Kirk

Per a release by Lagardère Sports and randrr, PGA Tour client Chris Kirk has signed an endorsement deal with randrr, a “career opportunities platform for the common good that will revolutionize the way people and companies interact.” Financial terms of the deal were not released, but the multiyear endorsement deal marks the first-ever gold player endorsement […]

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Lagardère Picked By NFL To Manage Social Media In Germany

Although NFL Europe ended in 2007, the NFL has seen substantial growth in six European countries. Throughout the past nine years, Germany’s interest has grown more than any other country, despite no NFL games in their country. It has grown so much so that two million Germans stayed up to watch Super Bowl 50 at midnight. To […]

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In The Representation Olympics, Octagon Takes Gold

When it comes to Olympic clients, agencies often live and die by their success every four years when they are in competition. Octagon is definitely taking that success and running with it as the agency’s clients include the most decorated Olympian of all-time Michael Phelps, his relay teammate Nathan Adrian, and gymnastic phenoms Simone Biles and Aly […]

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On To The Next One: Alan Anderson

Los Angeles Clippers shooting guard/small forward Alan Anderson parted ways with Mark Bartelstein and Priority Sports and Entertainment, and will now be represented by Chris Luchey of CGL Sports. The 34-year-old Anderson signed with the Clippers on a one-year veteran minimum contract earlier this month. Anderson played his college ball at Michigan State University, where he […]

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Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (8/26/2016)

There is a lot of attention on the sports agent industry based on NFL rookie Joey Bosa refusing to sign a contract provided by the San Diego Chargers – the team that took him in the 2016 NFL Draft. These rookie contracts are structurally standard with only a few small points for negotiation. The dispute […]