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MLB Players

Okay We Realize His Agent Is Pitching To Him

If Chris Berman made one more comment about Ryan Braun’s agent pitching to him in the First Round of the Home Run Derby, I might have injected myself with severe painkillers.  If you read MLB.com, you already knew going into this derby of home runs that Braun’s agent, Nez Balelo of CAA, would be tossing […]

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Corporate Sponsors Endorsements Entertainment Headline NFL Players Sports Business

ActLetes – Professional Athletes, Endorsements, and the Entertainment Industry

Braylon Edwards (pictured left) is one of the most promising young receivers in the game of football. Leading his team to a 10-6 record, one win short of making the playoffs, he helped revive a dismal Cleveland Browns offense with 80 catches, 1,289 receiving yards (Single Season Franchise Record), and 16 touchdowns (Single Season Franchise […]

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Headline NBA Players NBA Teams Sports Business

Grading The NBA Draft (By Agencies)

It has been a week since ESPN delightfully covered the 2008 NBA Draft.  Adam Silver has never had as many people cheer for him in his life (if you did not see the second round, then you have no idea what I am talking about).  We have had enough time to digest the plethora of […]

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NFL Players Sports Law

Will Allen Asked To Own Up

Since 2006, Will Allen has been a vital coil in the Miami Dolphins failing engine.  He has contributed to a defense that has been exposed for its lack of depth and especially weak secondary.  Looking at the salary that Allen is being paid, one would think that he would be doing more on the field […]

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MLB Players MLB Teams Sports Agents

Boras Loses A Couple Of Danks’

While I was sifting through the names of players drafted from the 5th to 25th round of this year’s MLB Amateur Draft, a few names stood out to me. Some caught my eye because I had talked to them previously about potentially serving as their advisor and others had last names that just clicked in […]

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Social Networking Sports Business

WePlay…No, YouPlay…Without Me

When will the social network bubble burst? Has it already been popped? I do not really know anybody who uses any social friending site other than Facebook, LinkedIn, MySpace or possibly Plaxo, on a frequent basis. That surely has not deterred CAA, MLB Advanced Media, and a company called Pequot Ventures to form a new […]

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Dynasty Athlete Representation

Dynasty Notes – Part 10

Dynasty Notes will take you through the development of Dynasty Athlete Representation, LLC. If you have not yet read Dynasty Notes – Part 9, go ahead and read it. Enjoy Dynasty Notes – Part 10. When the last Dynasty Notes was published, I was going through a very hectic period, juggling all of the legalities […]

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The Primary Cut

The Primary Cut

1. Tiger Talk By now, you’ve not only been barraged with coverage of Tiger Woods’ latest heroic feat–a sliding left to right putt for birdie at the Arnold Palmer Invitational that ranks just short of divine–but you’ve also heard that Tiger’s “streak” fell short Monday morning at Doral to the Puma-clad Geoff Ogilvy (pictured). Meanwhile, […]

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Friday Wrap-Up

Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-Up

It is a week like the week I just endured that should make you happy that you are not yet a law student, have no plans to be a law student, or have finished the damn three year process and are now a practicing attorney. Today I had a persuasive brief due about whether a […]