Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (10/13/2017)

President Trump continues to tweet about players standing vs. kneeling for the National Anthem, and it has basically become the biggest issue surrounding the NFL and politics. Count me among the many who are tired of it all and would like to go back to when the NFL was an

CAA Sports: The Agency That Almost Wasn’t

In an article for the New York Times, author James Andrew Miller has released excerpts from his book "Powerhouse: The Untold Story of Hollywood's Creative Artists Agency," which will be published on August 9th. Here are some of the highlights of the story: Creative Artists Agency (CAA) was a dominating force in

Top Agents Continue Hot Streak With NFL Draft

Top sports agents, Joel Segal of Lagardère Sports and Todd France of CAA Sports continued their streaks of representing multiple first-round picks in the NFL Draft. Segal, the president of Lagardère Sports, represented five first-rounders in last month's draft, topping any individual agent. These players are: DE DeForest Buckner (No. 7 overall), CB

On To The Next One: Sheldon Richardson

Per Sports Business Journal, New York Jets defensive tackle Sheldon Richardson has left CAA Sports & signed with Relativity Sports. Richardson will be represented by agents Ben Dogra, Eugene Parker and Kyle Evans. He was represented by Dogra while with CAA Sports. Richardson was drafted in 1st round of the

On To The Next One: Meyers Leonard

With the NBA playoffs approaching, Portland Trail Blazers center Meyers Leonard has decided to make a change in his representation. Leonard has signed with Aaron Mintz of CAA Sports. He was previously represented by Excel Sports Management. Leonard was drafted 11th overall by Portland in 2012 and has started 4 games

Bob Kain Leaves CAA Sports For USGA

Bob Kain, former Co-CEO of IMG, will no longer be serving as a strategic adviser for CAA Sports according to Liz Mullen of SportsBusiness Journal. Kain will now be joining the USGA's member executive committee as he was voted on a few weeks ago. Kain has had an impressive career in the