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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 […]

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New CAA Olympic Athletes to Make Waves in 2020

The XXXII Olympic Games are set for Tokyo, Japan, in the summer of 2020. For the second time in the modern era of the Olympiad, the island country is preparing to host the World’s best athletes. Organizers from the Country are quoted as these games will be: “the most innovative ever organized, and will rest […]

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Ranking Potential Starting Lineups of Top NBA Agents

Sure, everyone knows how much money in contracts agents have negotiated, but they don’t know how adept agents are at finding talent. Sports Agent Blog ranks the top eight agents based not on lump contracts sums negotiated, but on the pure talent they represent. After parsing through all the players represented by each agent, we […]

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CAA Sports: Disrupting The Industry Across All Spectrums

As athlete’s profiles have increased and evolved throughout the last decade, the sports representation business has become an uber competitive landscape. Last April, several new deals were inked across the spectrum of the sports industry. Josh Allen and Sony Michel were two of 11 players that were drafted in the first round of the 2018 […]

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Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (9/28/2018)

I had a good time this week participating at the ESports BAR Miami conference that took place at the 1 Hotel in South Beach. It was a nice congregation of esports professionals from around the world. In fact, I had the honor of sharing the stage with the Director of Esports for Alibaba’s Alisports division […]