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2022 NBA Draft Player-Agent Pairings

Excel Sports Management had 5 of its clients selected in the top 20 of the 2022 NBA Draft. The company represents 10 of the 58 selections (17% of the NBA Draft) during the entire night of June 23, 2022. 3 of its clients were lottery picks and it had 7 clients off the board before […]

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Excel Sports Management Acquires Experiential Marketing Agency

Sports agency Excel Sports Management has acquired creative and experiential marketing agency Game Seven, which creates, develops, and executes innovative engagement platforms that tell relevant brand stories. Game Seven has worked with Nike, Foot Locker, Timberland, Oakley, Bleacher Report, Instagram, TikTok, Meta, and Spotify in the past. “Excel and Game Seven share foundational elements, as […]

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Sports Law

Former Excel Sports Employee Is Temporarily Kept Away From Klutch Sports

In March, Excel Sports Management initiated a lawsuit against its former employee Eric Eways and Rich Paul’s Klutch Sports Group based on allegations that Klutch Sports tortiously interfered with Eways’ employment agreement with Excel Sports and that Eways breached his employment contract. Excel Sports also expressed an interest in enjoining Klutch Sports from employing or […]

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Basketball Juggernauts Excel Sports And Klutch Sports Embroiled In Litigation

Excel Sports Management has initiated a lawsuit against its former employee Eric Eways and Rich Paul’s Klutch Sports Group. The Complaint, filed in the Supreme Court of the State of New York, claims that Klutch Sports tortiously interfered with Eways’ employment agreement with Excel Sports and seeks to enjoin Klutch Sports from employing or otherwise […]

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Excel Signs Top Amateur Golfer

Rose Zhang, the top-ranked women’s amateur golfer in the world, has signed with Excel Sports Management for name, image, and likeness representation. Last year, Excel introduced its women’s golf division and has signed six women’s pros since. Zhang will join the roster of Sierra Brooks, Bronte Law, Kristen Gillman, Andrea Lee, Albane Valenzuela, and Jillian […]

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Erin Kane Joins Excel Sports Management

Excel Sports Management announced the hiring of veteran agent Erin Kane. Already an industry-leading sports agency, the addition of Kane will strengthen the company’s existing presence in women’s sports representation. Excel represents iconic brands, talent, and properties and includes female clients across LPGA, Speaking, Media Talent, and NIL. Kane will serve as Vice President of […]

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Excel Sports Management Hires Parker Cain As Full-Time NIL Marketing Agent

Parker Cain, former Vice President of Marketing at ISE, has joined Excel Sports management as a Marketing Agent for Name, Image, and Likeness (NIL) representation clients. He will be leading talent recruitment and marketing endorsement efforts for Excel’s NIL representation roster. He will be working out of Excel’s Los Angeles offices. Cain will be joining […]

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Jill Miller Joins Excel Sports Management

Jill Miller, former Head of People + Culture at H+K Strategies, has formally agreed to join Excel Sports Management as their new Senior Vice President of Human Resources. Miller’s story begins with humble beginnings, graduating with a BA in accounting from George Washington University. From there, she bounced from analytics job to landing her first […]

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Excel Withdraws Lawsuit Against Endeavor And Files Claim With MLBPA

Excel Sports Management has withdrawn its lawsuit against Endeavor from the New York State Supreme Court and will instead bring the case to be adjudicated under the MLBPA arbitral system. In the initial lawsuit, Excel sought injunctive relief and damages from Endeavor for inducing two baseball agents (James Murray IV and Michale Stival) to breach […]

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Excel Sues Endeavor/WME For Poaching Baseball Agents

Massive sports agencies have been brought into battle in the State of New York. On September 14, Excel Sports Management initiated litigation against Endeavor Group Holdings (formerly known as William Morris Endeavor Entertainment — “WME”) and its wholly-owned subsidiary WME Sports, alleging tortious plans and efforts by Endeavor to form a baseball agency by unlawfully […]