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NFL Agent Brian Ayrault Joins WME Sports

After working for CAA since 2015, NFL agent Brian Ayrault has teamed up with WME Sports to lead its football division. Brian has been in the business for over 16 years representing NFL’s top players, coaches and executives. His clientele includes 20 first-round draft picks and 7 players drafted in the top 10 picks. Since […]

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Veteran CAA Agent Lowell Taub Starts Stoked Management

CAA Olympic and action sports agent Lowell Taub has made his exit from the agency as he has recently announced the start of his own sports agency titled Stoked Management. Amidst the recent round of layoffs by CAA, Taub decided that now would be the perfect time to start his own venture after a 13-year […]

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NFL Agent Todd France And CAA Mutually Part Ways

NFL agent Todd France and Creative Artists Agency (CAA) have mutually agreed to part ways. What is next for France is not yet known, but he is sure to try to keep the many talented NFL players who have signed Standard Representation Agreements (SRAs) with him. As of the latest count of NFL Players Association […]

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Talent Agency CAA Prepares For Layoffs Due To Pandemic

The Los Angeles-based talent agency CAA said it plans to layoff about 90 agents and executives this week and to furlough approximately 275 assistants and other support staff. The cuts will be made across numerous departments and offices in LA, Nashville, New York and London. In a statement made by a CAA spokeswoman the cuts […]

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CAA Sports & OKC Thunder Partner To Create Thunder Fellows Program For Black Students In Tulsa

CAA Sports and OKC Thunder have created the Thunder Fellows Program, which is designed to unlock new career opportunities for Black youth in the Tulsa area. These opportunities will include curriculum such as data and analytics, with the goal of developing pipelines for professional roles in sports, entertainment and technology. In the statement released by […]

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Court Allows Case Between Zion Williamson’s Former And Current Agents To Proceed

Zion Williamson’s former marketing agents who filed a lawsuit against him in circuit court in the State of Florida have been given a small gift. While their case against Williamson in that jurisdiction remains stayed as Williamson’s similar case against the agents (pending in federal court in North Carolina proceeds), they are now free to […]

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CAA Reduces Debt To Combat Negative Effects Of Pandemic

As reported by Mike Ozanian of SportsMoney, Creative Artists Agency (CAA) has downgraded its debt. During this pandemic crisis the company had its credit rating lowered by Standard & Poor’s (S&P) Global Ratings to 2.000 or “B” rating from “B+”. Before the crisis, CAA was in the process of raising around $393 million with a […]

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Cal State Northridge Star Lamine Diane Signs With CAA Ahead Of NBA Draft

Cal State Northridge’s Lamine Diane has signed with agent Richie Felder of CAA in preparation for the 2020 NBA Draft. Diane, a 22-year-old sophomore, announced on his Instagram account in early April that he would be entering the draft. The 6’7 forward finished the 2020 season averaging 25.6 points and 10.2 rebounds per game. He […]

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Obi Toppin Signs With Creative Artists Agency

Dayton’s Obi Toppin has officially declared for the NBA Draft and also announced he has signed with Creative Artists Agency. Toppin, a redshirt sophomore, took over the college basketball landscape this year. The 6-foot-9 forward averaged 20 points, 7.5 rebounds, and 2.2 assists per game on his way to being named AP’s National Player of […]

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TPG Allowing Investors to Cash Out of Talent Powerhouse CAA

TPG was looking into possibilities to keep possession of its investment in Creative Artists Agency (CAA) and offered the solution of running a process known as a “single-asset secondary” on the agency. TPG has been in business with CAA as an investor since 2010. The plan of this investment is to hold majority stake in […]