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Joel Segal Named CEO Of Lagardere Sports’ North American Business

One of the most notable NFL agents, Joel Segal, has been appointed as the CEO of Lagardere Sports’ North American business operations. While he will continue to be the President of Football, Segal will bring his expertise that he exerts into his football division to the entirety of the company’s operations. CEO of Lagardere Sports […]

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Joel Segal Continues To Dominate The 1st Round Of The NFL Draft

The sports agent business is a hyper-competitive industry and very challenging to achieve consistent success. To put it in perspective, there are 10 agents that represent about 500 NFL players. It is an extremely cutthroat business and it is rare to stay at the top. Joel Segal is a unique exception. As the head of Lagardere Sports’ NFL […]

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On To The Next One: Tampa Bay Buccaneers QB Jameis Winston

Jameis Winston has returned to the Buccaneers after serving his three-game suspension for allegedly sexually abusing an Uber driver in 2016 and a subsequent civil suit was filed against the Buccaneers quarterback for damages amounting to over $75,000. Shortly after the suspension was announced in July, Winston fired Greg Genske and Kenny Felder, who have […]

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Cornerstone Traits Of An Effective NFL Player Agent

Each July, hundreds of hopeful NFL player agents flock to the NFLPA Headquarters in Washington, DC, to sit for the NFL Agent Certification Exam. For those who pass, they have taken the first step to becoming a “certified contract advisor.” The next steps, however, are the most difficult part of one of the most competitive […]

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Drew Rosenhaus Leads All Contract Advisors With 82 NFL Clients

Our friends at Inside The League do a great job of covering all things on the inner workings of the NFL. Including among the content delivered is a regularly updated ranking of certified Contract Advisors based on the number of players they represent who are signed to Uniform Player Contracts. The list changes month-to-month based on […]

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Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (1/27/2017)

Crazy busy start to 2017 at Heitner Legal with a lot of pending cases and interesting transactions being worked on. And with all this work, I’m headed to Houston for seven days starting on Monday, which includes tickets to Super Bowl LI. Speaking of which, our friends at SportsBettingExperts.com say that Super Bowl LI will be […]

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Lagardère Sports Promotes Joel Segal To President Of Team Sports

Press Release: New York, May 31, 2016 – Lagardère Sports today announced it has reached a new, long-term agreement with leading NFL agent and President of Football Joel Segal that includes an expanded role at the global sports agency. Segal will now serve as the agency’s President of Team Sports and will lead all team sports […]

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Top Agents Continue Hot Streak With NFL Draft

Top sports agents, Joel Segal of Lagardère Sports and Todd France of CAA Sports continued their streaks of representing multiple first-round picks in the NFL Draft. Segal, the president of Lagardère Sports, represented five first-rounders in last month’s draft, topping any individual agent. These players are: DE DeForest Buckner (No. 7 overall), CB Eli Apple (No. 10 […]

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Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (5/6/2016)

Happy Mother’s Day to all the mommas out there who enjoy staying on top of the latest happenings in the world of sports business. It has been a fun filled week of Miami Heat games. Although I’m not sure my sleeping patterns would enjoy another Overtime game in this series. There’s going to be a […]

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Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (4/29/2016)

One round of the NFL Draft is done, and boy was it dominated by Laremy Tunsil. First, a tweet of him smoking out of a bong, followed by Instagram content demonstrating a request of payment from someone connected to Ole Miss. I wonder how the next 6 rounds are supposed to top that. I was […]