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Cricket Headline Sports Agents

Agent Blasts His Own Client, Split Imminent

It appears Elvis Dumervil wasn’t the only athlete unhappy with his manager of late. Last week Usman Khawaja was one of four Australian cricket players suspended for the following test match against India. It was later discovered that they failed to submit a team assignment on time. The news made headlines in Australia, as the […]

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Cricket Headline Sports Agents

Spotlight On: Representing A Cricketer

Representing a cricketer is like representing no other athlete in the world. Whilst agents managing clients in Football, Hockey or Basketball only need to deal with one league at a time, the ever evolving cricket landscape means it’s conceivable for a cricketer to be employed in a number of countries. In fact, a cricketer may […]

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Friday Wrap-Up Headline

Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-Up (3/18/2011)

Barak Netanya wishes you a Happy Purim.  I am up in Atlanta, Georgia for the day, speaking to the student body at Emory University.  I absolutely love this time of the year.  I do not think there is a sport event as engaging as the NCAA Tournament.  And the icing on the cake is that […]

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Contract Negotiation Cricket

IPL V2.0

It’s that time of year again where Indian Premier League (IPL) teams offer astronomical amounts of money to cricketers for a couple of months work. Last year MS Dhoni topped the list, being paid US$1.5 million by the Chennai Super Kings. That figure is set to be broken this year as the next round of […]

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The Wash Up

The Wash Up

Game On! The worldwide presence of the MLB almost came to a grinding halt this week as the Boston Red Sox threatened to boycott their season opener against Oakland in Japan due to a pay dispute. But this wasn’t any old pay dispute. The players weren’t interested in an increase on their $40,000 appearance fee, […]

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The Wash Up

The Wash Up: 25

Auction: Part 2 Just when you thought all the Indian Premier League teams were finalized, they hold a second auction. Only a handful of International players were available this round. Of the 28 players, 14 were Under 19 Indian cricketers. The Under 19 players were chosen by a draft system. The most expensive player to […]

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The Wash Up

The Wash Up: 24

Teaching Aid As I have previously reported, Sports Agent Ricky Nixon at Flying Start has developed a Sports Agent Course that can be completed online. It’s a 12 week course, with weekly lectures that are run by Ricky Nixon, and include special guests. Ricky’s course has been so popular that it has now been integrated […]

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The Wash Up

The Wash Up 26th November – 3rd December

Here’s some stories you may have missed last week: – MLS team owners want more money in the salary cap. They have proposed two options. First, a straight out $2.5 million dollar cap. Secondly, a $2.3 million cap, with extra money allowed for transfers. [Debate highlights MLS salary cap split among teams] A surprising fact […]