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1991 To Now – What’s Changed?

Forbes Magazine posted an excellent article last week highlighting the difference between the highest paid athletes of 1991 and today. To say the make up of the list has changed would be an understatement. The number 1 highest paid athlete in 1991 was a Boxer, Evander Holyfield, making $60 million. In fact, in 2nd place […]

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Terry Bradshaw Hires Evolution For Marketing Purposes

Terry Bradshaw played fourteen years in the NFL and is a two-time Super Bowl MVP, and he has not stopped his MVP-type work since retiring from professional football.  While he is no longer throwing the ball to Pittsburgh Steelers wide-receivers, he is constantly displaying his glowing personality on television and through his various writings.  Bradshaw […]

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WNBA: Endorsements and Marketability

The WNBA season officially kicked off on May 15, 2010. I was very excited to see Lindsay Whalen and Monica Wright play at Target Center this past Sunday. A couple of weeks ago, I attended an event the Minnesota Lynx held at the Mall of America to kick off their 2010 season with the fans. […]

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The More You Talk About Tebow, The More Money He Makes

In less than a week, the discussions over what team will pick Tim Tebow, and at what position in the draft, will be gone.  We will know where Tebow will call his new home (where you will buy NFL tickets to go see him) and whether he was a first, second, or third round pick.  No […]

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An Intern(al) Look At Becoming a Sports Agent

This week was finally a return to a somewhat normal schedule as compared to the insane past two weeks. For those that wondered, I did not advance to the final of Widener’s Mock Trial competition. It was really one of the very few times that I’ve had to do that in my life, so I […]

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An Intern(al) Look At Becoming A Sports Agent

This week has been particularly busy. In addition to my work with Dynasty, I was preparing vigorously for a mock trial I had last night. Widener University School of Law began their Hugh Pearce Trial competition this week and last night was my turn. Along with my partner, I had to defend a drug dealer. […]

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The Undeniable Marketablity of Torah Bright

As soon as Torah Bright claimed the Womens’ half-pipe in Vancouver on Thursday, it was clear to see that her profile was sure to rise. The 23 year old Australian literally has the world at her feet. Torah is far from a household name in Australia, with many winter athletes failing to attract any exposure […]

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An Intern(al) Look at Becoming A Sports Agent

I am writing this week from NYC, as I am spending a couple days here with my fiance for the Valentines Day holiday. Hopefully the weather is nice enough for us to see some sites and catch a show. We needed to get out of the house after being snowed in for 2 days this […]

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Jack Marucci Has A Product That Players Want To Buy

Darren Rovell has a very interesting piece on his blog that describes the development of Jack Marucci‘s bat company, which has its products used by some of Major League Baseball’s best hitters.  Marucci’s clientele includes Pujols, Howard, Ibanez, and Teixeira…hitters who come to mind when you think of “power swing”.  I agree that it is […]

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Those Who Are Fortunate

Since 2004, Jonah Freedman of Sports Illustrated, has been compiling The Fortunate 50: The 50 highest-earning American athletes.  It is a respected compilation of the highest grossing athletes (sport earnings + outside-the-game activities) that is quoted in books, law review articles, etc. As noted in the piece, this is the first year since Jonah started […]