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Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-Up (11/2/2012)

I was supposed to be in New York today and speaking at the 4th Annual New York Law School Sports Law Symposium, but Hurricane Sandy has made that impossible.  It is my understanding that the organizers will work hard to reschedule the event, which had an all-star cast of panelists and very interesting topics that […]

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Basketball Agent Corey Dean Signs Kentucky’s Eloy Vargas and Division II Travis Hyman

South Florida-based basketball agent Corey Dean has signed basketball players Eloy Vargas and Travis Hyman.  Dean is a graduate of Florida State University.  In 2010, he started his own company, Insight Sports Management.  Soon thereafter, he went on to partner with a company named UMG Global (where he is the Vice President), which is a sports agency […]

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Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-Up (6/1/2012)

I am certainly going to be paying attention to the formation of Israel’s National Baseball Squad.  I hope Shawn Green blasts some homers in the World Baseball Classic.  Perhaps I should send Ian Kinsler a personal letter requesting that he shows his pride by joining the team.  I have two new Forbes pieces that I […]

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David Falk Signs Duke’s Austin Rivers and Ohio State’s Jared Sullinger

Duke University guard Austin Rivers and the Ohio State University forward Jared Sullinger have decided to enter the 2012 NBA Draft as underclassmen and sign with the same agent – David Falk.  David Falk’s daughter, Diana, immediately sent out Tweets to Rivers and Sullinger, welcoming the players to “the family.” My prediction that Rivers would sign with […]

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ESPN’s “The Dotted Line” – A Documentary About Sports Agents

At 8 p.m. EST on Tuesday, October 11, 2011, ESPN will premier The Dotted Line, a documentary about sports agents directed by Morgan Spurlock. ESPN provided a DVD screener of the documentary, which I had a chance to review over the weekend. The documentary begins with Drew Rosenhaus, the most recognizable sports agent in the world, defending one of […]

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Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-Up (9/30/11)

I am on my way up to Gainesville, Florida to return to my alma mater (undergrad and law school) and watch the Gators take on the Alabama Crimson Tide.  I can’t wait to see a lot of friends and watch some good football under the lights at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium (8 p.m. kickoff).  I […]

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Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-Up (9/23/2011)

The sports symposiums are starting to sprout up across the country, and I am beginning to formalize my plans regarding which schools I will be attending this Fall.  If you happen to be somewhat near one of the upcoming panels/symposiums, do your best to make it, as they are extremely informative and happen to be […]

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Agent Selection Scenarios: Arizona Basketball

At 9:45 p.m. EST, the Arizona Wildcats will take one the #1 seeded Duke Blue Devils (who I happen to have winning the entire NCAA Tournament).  The Wildcats are no push over, though.  In fact, the team has one of the best players in the nation with Sophomore Derrick Williams.  The kid can flat out […]

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Agent Selection Scenarios: Brigham Young Basketball

The world has been overcome with Jimmer Fredette fever.  At least for a couple of weeks, Justin Bieber’s fever has been cured.  For quite some time, many people believed that a full-squad, healthy BYU team had a chance to make a deep run in the NCAA Tournament, and even possibly make it to the Final […]

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Agent Selection Scenarios: Duke Basketball

Duke is always a lock to make the NCAA Tournament and usually a good team to pick making the Final Four in your office pool.  The school also churns out plenty of talented players who have long, successful careers in the NBA.  Here are some names of Duke alumni who have played professionally, along with […]