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COVID-19 Finds Endeavor Looking to Raise Capital

Amid the Coronavirus pandemic, Hollywood powerhouse Endeavor is one of the talent agencies struggling to financially meet is obligations to its employees, clients and investors. As recently reported by the New York Post, Endeavor is looking to raise $250 million to offset some of the financial windfall suffered from the agency’s entertainment-business properties, including the […]

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CBS News Producer Alison Pepper Joins CAA As An Agent

Powerhouse sports and entertainment firm Creative Artists’ Agency (CAA) has brought on Alison Pepper as an Agent. She will work within the Television – News & Sports Media department. Alison served as senior producer for CBS and was in charge of managing the broadcast operations of popular programs such as 60 Minutes, as well as […]

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Kansas Sports & Entertainment Law Symposium

This is my first post since coming back from a nice weekend vacation to the Bahamas.  I was able to catch the tough loss for Kansas against VCU this weekend.  Let’s not focus too much on that, and instead, look at something promising for Kansas in the near future. What: KU Sports & Entertainment Law […]

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2011 Southwestern Law School Sports Law Symposium

I recently received a Tweet from someone asking where there are very few West Coast Sports Law Symposiums.  If you are on the West Coast, this is one you certainly will not want to miss (and I am not just saying that because I am moderating a panel). What: Business of Amateur Sports Symposium at […]

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Nova Southeastern Sports & Entertainment Law Symposium

This is a great event to attend if you are in the South Florida area.  I will be speaking on the 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. panel titled, Family Managing an Athlete’s Career. What: 4th Annual Nova Southeastern University Sports & Entertainment Law Symposium When: Saturday, February 19th, 2011 (9:30 a.m. – Keynote Speaker:  Luther Campbell […]

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ASU Sports & Entertainment Law Conference

What: Arizona State University Sports & Entertainment Law Conference When: Saturday, October 30, 2010 (9 a.m. – 5 p.m.) Where: Armstrong Hall at the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University Topic: A-Rod to Jay-Z: Sports and Entertainment Law in the 21st Century. Speakers will present articles that will be published in […]

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$200 Million Investment In Creative Artists Agency?

We all know about Lagardere’s recent purchase of Blue Entertainment Sports Television from the hands of private investment firm, Blue Equity.  Interestingly, BEST was not the only company looking for an infusion of cash and a potential exit from the world of representation, event management, and sports/entertainment marketing.  Juggernaut, Creative Artists Agency may also be […]

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Sport, Entertainment & Venues Tomorrow (SEVT) Conference

What: The annual Sport, Entertainment & Venues Tomorrow (SEVT) Conference When: November 17-19, 2010 Where: Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center in Columbia, South Carolina (map) Description: Hosted by the University of South Carolina and the trade publication Venues Today, SEVT is the a conference where professionals meet students and professors to discuss the future of this industry. […]

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Florida A&M Entertainment And Sports Law Symposium

What: “Creating Your Blueprint” – The 4th Annual Entertainment and Sports Law Symposium at the Florida A&M College of Law When: April 10, 2010 (10 a.m. – 3 p.m.) Where: 201 Beggs Avenue, Orlando, FL 32801 (map) Cost: Free (RSVP recommended – famueasls@gmail.com) Agenda: 8:30-9:30 AM – Symposium Registration and Continental Breakfast 10:00-10:50 AM –Entertainment: Building […]

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Agent Spotlight: Happy Walters

I have not covered Happy Walters all that much on this website.  Other than really loving his first name, I never have come across anything all that newsworthy.  But that does not mean that the sports agent (amongst many other professional titles) is not a spectacular human being.  In fact, after receiving a rundown about […]