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Dwayne Wade Joins CAA as Corporate Consultant with Basketball Division

Reports broke that Dwayne Wade accepted a position with Creative Artists Agency (CAA) Basketball Division. The details about the role are unknown, but Chris Haynes of Yahoo Sports states that it will have an emphasis on corporate consulting involving multicultural brands. The 2006 Finals MVP played 13 seasons and won three NBA Championships with the […]

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New York Mets and Yoenis Cespedes Settle Grievance

The New York Mets and Yoenis Cespedes have settled their injury grievance, agreeing to reduce Cespedes’ salary for the 2020 season. In December of 2016, the New York Mets and outfielder Yoenis Cespedes agreed to a four-year, $110 million. The contract stands as the fifth largest in Mets history behind David Wright, Jacob deGrom, Johan […]

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Paul Danforth Promoted to President of CAA’s Sports Division

Paul Danforth has been promoted to president of CAA’s sports division. Danforth’s promotion comes after CAA Sports Consulting Head Greg Luckman chose to part ways with the agency. In Danforth’s prior role as CAA Sports Global Head of Sales, his responsibilities included overseeing CAA Sports’ property sales division, sports talent sales and CAA Search. In […]

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Zion Williamson Signs With CAA Sports

After every agent and agency pursued the presumed No. 1 pick in the 2019 NBA Draft, Zion Williamson has signed with CAA Sports. “This is going to be one of the most marketable players off the court who has come into the league since LeBron James,” said Adrian Wojnarowski, ESPN’s Senior NBA Insider. “Possibly a […]

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Sports Agent Blog’s 2019 NFL Draft Recap Rounds 1-7

Here are the final notes on the top agencies by number of clients drafted in the 2019 NFL Draft: Creative Artists Agency- 22 clients drafted this year compared to 25 in 2018. Six clients in the first round and 8 in the second round. Agent Tory Dandy had 7 clients taken in the first 3 […]

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On To The Next One: Lonzo Ball Joins CAA

After mutually parting ways with his previous agent, Harrison Gaines of SPLASH Sports, Lonzo Ball has agreed to have CAA represent him going forward.  In an interview with our own Darren Heitner, Gaines said that there were no hard feelings toward Lonzo and addressed the rumors to why they both agreed to part ways:  Darren […]

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Robert Griffin III Sued By NFL Agent Ben Dogra For $658,000 In Unpaid Fees

NFL agent Ben Dogra is back representing professional athletes after a bit of a hiatus and a win against his former employer Creative Artists Agency in a long fought arbitration battle. But he is also not done litigating, with his most recent action filed against NFL quarterback Robert Griffin III. Dogra claims that he and […]

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Russell Wilson And Ciara Sign With Creative Artists Agency

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson and his wife, singer and songwriter, Ciara, have both signed with Creative Artists Agency. CAA will help represent the couple in their film and television endeavors. CAA will also represent Wilson’s media and production company, West2East Empire. In August 2018, West2East partnered with Bunim/Murray Productions to develop and produce a […]

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Ben Dogra v CAA: The Agent Business Is A Full Contact Sport

Former National Football League super agent Ben Dogra is waging a war against his former employer Creative Artists Agency (CAA) in federal court. The pending action comes after the parties engaged in an arbitration battle that lasted multiple years with the arbitrator ultimately declaring that Dogra, the former agent for Adrian Peterson, Robert Griffin III […]

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Former All-Pro Punter and Emerging Media Personality, Pat McAfee, Signs With CAA

Pat McAfee, a retired eight-year NFL veteran punter and former Barstool Sports personality, has signed with CAA as he continues to forge his career after football in the media industry. Since retiring from the NFL, McAfee has been a guest panelist for WWE events and most recently was a popular employee of Barstool Sports. Upon […]