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Johnny Manziel Re-Hires Agent Erik Burkhardt

It seems Johnny Manziel is set to attempt a major comeback to the NFL. The NFL Network recently reported that the former Heisman trophy winner is drawing “real interest” from teams. Additionally, Manziel has re-hired his old agent Erik Burkhardt of Select Sports to represent him. Ian Rapoport and Mike Garafolo of NFL Network also reported that […]

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Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (6/3/2016)

Welcome to the first Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up since the site’s rebuild. I truly hope that you prefer the new layout of Sports Agent Blog over prior versions. The new look was launched on Memorial Day and is intended to provide a cleaner infrastructure, ease of reading on tablets and mobile devices, and some funky tools […]

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Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (4/22/2016)

Happy Pesach to those observing the Jewish holiday of Passover. Hope you make it through roughly a week of no bread! Staying local this weekend, but heading to San Francisco on Tuesday to participate in the GiGse annual event. May find my way to a Golden State Warriors home game on Wednesday. This week on […]

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Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (4/15/2016)

Coming to you live from New York today, where I am speaking on a fantasy sports panel at Cozen O’Connor’s Sports Law event, which features fantastic panelists throughout. We are quickly coming up to the 2016 NFL Draft and just learned about a blockbuster trade between the Tennessee Titans and St. Louis Rams, swapping the […]

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Marketing Agent Maverick Carter Discusses Decision 2.0 With ESPN

ESPN reporter Jason Whitlock recently had the well-known sports marketer, Maverick Carter, on his podcast ‘Real Talk’. Carter — who is the Founder of LRMR Management — is the marketing agent for both LeBron James and Johnny Manziel.  With James’ recent move back home to Cleveland, Carter instantly has become one of the most powerful […]

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Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (7/18/2014)

Top of the mornin’ to ya from Dublin, Ireland.  I’m out here covering the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) for FORBES, and the talk of the town is certainly Conor McGregor.  Let’s see what kind of show he puts on this Saturday evening.  This week on FORBES: (1) Home Run Derby’s New Targets Could Shatter Charitable Records; (2) Adidas […]

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NFL Rookies: Big Money Spinners Or Big Waste Of Cash?

The Tennessee Titans caused debate recently when it was rumored that running back Bishop Sankey would take the coveted Offensive Rookie of the Year title. Sankey’s skills on the field were the subject of much praise from Rob Rang of CBS Sports, who was confident that he might earn the accolade. “I expect Sankey to […]

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Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (5/30/2014)

We are inching closer to what should be a very provocative NBA Draft and getting ever so near the 2014 NBA Finals.  Hopefully my Miami Heat wrap things up tonight at the American Airlines Arena.  Win or lose, I must profess my new appreciation for Lance Stephenson.  He is quite the baller and makes the […]

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Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (4/11/2014)

It has been one wild week between signing up new clientele, completing major projects on strict deadlines, crossing The Masters off of my bucket list and returning to the University of Florida last weekend to serve as a Keynote Speaker at its Sports Law Symposium (video of the event is on YouTube).  Today I am […]

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Manziel’s Inks Multi-Year Nike Endorsement Deal

Johnny Manziel may not be the number one overall pick or first quarterback taken in the 2014 NFL draft. Nonetheless, Manziel’s marketability may be greater than any other player selected. Manziel brings a spark to the NFL that is most comparable to Washington Redskins’ Robert Griffin. Griffin competed with Andrew Luck for endorsements and positioning […]