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Miami Heat’s Jimmy Butler In Legal Dispute With Ex-Managers Over Nike Deal

First reported by The Blast, Independent Sports & Entertainment (ISE) is suing Miami Heat star Jimmy Butler for breach of contract. In the suit the firm claims that Butler signed an agreement with them back in 2013 involving assistance in marketing and public relations. The deal consisted of language agreeing to commissions for services including […]

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Kings Hire Joe Dumars In Advisory Role

Hall of Fame Guard Joe Dumars will once again play a role in shaping the NBA as he joins the front office of the Sacramento Kings. Dumars has already proven himself worthy as both a player and executive. He played the entirety of his 14-year NBA career with Detroit, winning two championships. He then went […]

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Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (7/27/2018)

Training Camp has officially begun for most NFL teams and thus we are entering the best season of the year — football season. But particularly right now is when morale is high and there is reason to be optimistic. Teams have no wins, but more importantly no losses. It was a pleasure of mine to […]

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NFL Agents Doug Hendrickson and CJ LaBoy Leave ISE, Join Wasserman

According to a press release by Wasserman COO & EVP, Team Sports, Jason Ranne, the agency has hired NFL agents Doug Hendrickson and CJ LaBoy as executive vice president, football and vice president, football, respectively. Both Hendrickson and LaBoy will be leaving ISE to join Wasserman as it expands its NFL practice, which launched in […]

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Basketball Legend Joe Dumars Named President of Basketball at ISE

Per a press release from the company, Independent Sports & Entertainment (ISE) has named Hall of Fame basketball player and former NBA Executive of the Year Joe Dumars as president of ISE Basketball. Dumars brings nearly three decades of NBA experience as a player and front office executive to the agency. As President of ISE […]

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Lawsuit Against Dan Fegan Kicked Back To State Court

The federal judge assigned to the lawsuit that Independent Sports & Entertainment (ISE) brought against basketball agent Dan Fegan has denied Fegan’s motion to dismiss and remanded the case back to state court. In the lawsuit, ISE alleges that Fegan breached a non-compete agreement and asked the court to enjoin Fegan from continuing to practice […]