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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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Aaron Donald Joins Ready Nutrition As Investor And Co-Owner

Los Angeles Rams defensive tackle Aaron Donald has partnered with sports nutrition company, Ready Nutrition. Ready Nutrition was founded by Pat Cavanaugh, former University of Pittsburgh basketball team captain. Donald, who was an unanimous All-American at Pittsburgh in 2013, said the company was a perfect fit. “I’m so excited to finally find a sports nutrition […]

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Kyle Kuzma signs with CAA Sports

Los Angeles Lakers forward Kyle Kuzma recently changed agencies and is now represented by Aaron Mintz of Creative Artists Agency. Kuzma was previously with Priority Sports and Entertainment. Kuzma is entering his third season with the Lakers after averaging a career-high 18.7 points-per-game. He is set to make $1,974,600 and the Lakers have a club-option […]

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BDA, CAA, Octagon And Wasserman Land 2 Top-10 Picks Each In The 2019 NBA Draft

Top Agencies of the 2019 NBA Draft CAA – 8 picks Priority Sports – 7 picks Wasserman/BDA Sports/Octagon – 6 picks Highlights 4 agencies (CAA, BDA Sports, Wasserman and Octagon) represented 8 of the first 10 picks in the 2019 NBA Draft. CAA became the 1st agency with 2 clients selected — #1 overall Zion […]

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By The Numbers: 2019 NFL Draft – First Round

With the first round of the 2019 NFL Draft in the books, here are some quick notes on how the top agents and agencies performed: Creative Artists Agency- six clients selected in the first round. Todd France had two EDGE rushers go in the top 16 while agent Tory Dandy had a client selected in […]

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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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CAA Sports Hires Kansas State Associate Athletic Director Clint Dowdle

Creative Artists Agency has added a new agent to their already prestigious coaching division by snagging Kansas State associate athletic director Clint Dowdle. The 33-year-old Memphis native will work on finding young, upcoming football and basketball coaches to bring to the agency. Dowdle started as a basketball star with a business management degree at Christian […]

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Should Ndamukong Suh’s Agent Win Sports Agent Of The Year?

This past NFL offseason, defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh signed a 6-year, $114.375 million contract with the Miami Dolphins. A total of roughly $60 million of that amount is guaranteed to reach Suh’s bank account. What he does with that money thereafter is up to him and his financial planners. Suh’s agent should win sports agent […]

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On To The Next One: Joey Galloway

According to SportsBusiness Journal, Creative Artists Agency (CAA) has signed ESPN college football analyst and former NFL wide receiver Joey Galloway for representation. At CAA, Galloway will be represented by a team of agents. Galloway was previously represented by The Legacy Agency. SportsBusiness Journal reported last week, that Galloway will become part of ESPN’s “College Football Final” post-game crew alongside new host […]