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Rick Thurman And Rob Ponger Launch BHSC Global

Veteran agents Rick Thurman and Rob Ponger, co-CEO’s of Beverly Hills Sports Council, have announced their creation of BHSC Global, LLC. BHSC Global aims to be a conglomeration of companies that will offer offer services across the sports, entertainment, marketing and sponsorship industries. Rob Ponger is a former SVP, Finance and Operations at IMG and […]

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Jeff Borris Joins Ballengee Group

Press Release: December 1, 2015 – The Dallas-based sports agency, Ballengee Group, LLC is pleased to announce that Jeff Borris has joined their ranks, effective December 1, 2015, signaling another huge move for baseball’s top up-and-coming agency. A well known heavy-hitter in the baseball representation business, Borris brings experience of representing some of the games […]

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On To The Next One: Al Alburquerque

According to a Tweet by Jerry Crasnick, Detroit Tigers reliever Al Alburquerque has signed with Praver/Shapiro Group for his representation. He was previously represented by Rick Thurman of the Beverly Hills Sports Council. The 28-year old Dominican Republic native is in his fifth MLB season, all with the Tigers. He began his professional career in […]

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Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (3/27/15)

This week was a very cool and memorable one for Darren. Not only did he purchase his first home, but he also got to sit on the panel at his alma maters Sports Law Symposium (University of Florida). Here are his contributions from this week on FORBES: (1) Louisville Slugger To Be Acquired For $70 Million; […]

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Beverly Hills Sports Council Announces New Office And Restructuring

Baseball agency Beverly Hills Sports Council has announced a new headquarters located in Santa Monica. Partners Rick Thurman and Dan Horwits have also announced that there have been changes to the senior management of the company, which recently celebrated its 30th year representing baseball players. Founded in 1984, BHSC also has offices in Scottsdale, Tampa, […]

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Interview With The Agent: Rick Thurman

This year, Beverly Hills Sports Council (BHSC) is celebrating its 30th anniversary of its existence in athlete representation. From 1984 through today, BHSC has represented some of the top players in baseball. Some notable names include: Barry Bonds, George Brett, Trevor Hoffman, Tim Lincecum, and Hunter Pence. Dennis Gilbert and Rick Thurman founded BHSC and […]

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On To The Next One: Salvador Perez

According to CBS Sports’ MLB Insider, Jon Heyman, Kansas City Royals catcher, Salvador Perez, has changed representation — again. The Valencia, Venezuela native is now represented by Beverly Hills Sports Council and agent Rick Thurman. His former agency was SPS Sports Group.  Prior to SPS, he had been under management with the Morgan Advisory Group. […]

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Six Questions With Danny Horwits, Partner At Beverly Hills Sports Council

The following “Six Questions” short interview with Danny Horwits, partner at Beverly Hills Sports Council, was conducted by Richard Pallarino (@rpallarino). 1) When was it that you realized a career in sports management was right for you? I was an intern when I was 18 and within the first 2 months of it I realized this was […]

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The Road To Getting A Sports Agency Internship

The following guest contribution was written by Richard Pallarino (@rpallarino). What’s the best way to get your foot in the door? Getting an internship. You can’t be picky either. If you want to have a career as a baseball agent and the only opportunity you receive is an internship in a football agency, then you take […]

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How Interning At Beverly Hills Sports Council Changed My Life

The following guest contribution was written by Richard Pallarino (@rpallarino). “When you’re there, make yourself indispensable”-Jason Belzer. That’s what my mentor and friend Jason Belzer said to me before I left for my internship with Beverly Hills Sports Council, this past summer. I was headed to Los Angeles, CA with the goal of being the […]