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Jessica Holtz Expands Role For Clients At CAA

Jessica Holtz has assumed a new role within CAA Sports’ industry-leading Basketball division, in which she will serve as the contract agent for NBA All-Stars Karl-Anthony Towns and Devin Booker, becoming the first-ever female agent to represent two max contract players. Continuing to operate as Co-Head of Basketball, Holtz will manage the off-the-court businesses for […]

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NHL Agent Leaderboard

As the dust settles and rosters are filled in NHL free agency, the rich have gotten richer among agencies in the sport. The top two agencies, Newport Sports & CAA, represent 28% of NHL total contract value, 26% of player cap hit, and 21% of all players. The top seven agencies, Newport Sports, CAA, Octagon, […]

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Tyler “Ninja” Blevins Has His Sights Set On Hollywood

Days after signing one of the best NFL Draft prospects, Creative Arts Agency (CAA) has pulled off an even bigger signing coup — Tyler “Ninja” Blevins, the popular video game player. The Hollywood Reporter first reported the news of Blevins signing with CAA.  Blevins, 29, announced in September that he was returning to Twitch, a […]

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Super-Agent Todd France Joins Athletes First

Athletes First has hired NFL super-agent Todd France to join their team as well as France’s long-time colleagues Jennifer Thatcher and Julie Voelker, all of whom will open Athletes First Atlanta based office. Todd France, recognized by Forbes Magazine as the most powerful agent in football, made headlines late this summer for mutually parting ways […]

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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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Sports Business

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 […]