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2019 PGA Tour Rookie of the Year Sungjae Im Signs with Lagardère Sports

Sungjae Im has signed with Lagardère Sports for global management and marketing representation after his remarkable debut campaign that ended with the 2019 Rookie of the Year honor. The Jeju, South Korea native is currently the 34th ranked player in the world at just 21 years of age. He will receive direct representation from Lagardère […]

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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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#2 Ranked Golfer In The World, Signs With Lagardere Sports

David Micheluzzi, Australian golfer, has signed with Lagardere Sports for management and marketing representation. He is currently ranked 2nd in the World Amateur Golf Rankings.  Ben Harrison, Senior Vice President of Global Golf Clients, will lead Micheluzzi’s team with additional support from Lagardere’s office in Sydney, Australia. Lagardere will manage Micheluzzi’s career as he finishes up his amateur career and turns […]

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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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Sports Agent Blog’s 2019 NFL Draft Recap Rounds 1-7

Here are the final notes on the top agencies by number of clients drafted in the 2019 NFL Draft: Creative Artists Agency- 22 clients drafted this year compared to 25 in 2018. Six clients in the first round and 8 in the second round. Agent Tory Dandy had 7 clients taken in the first 3 […]

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By The Numbers: 2019 NFL Draft – First Round

With the first round of the 2019 NFL Draft in the books, here are some quick notes on how the top agents and agencies performed: Creative Artists Agency- six clients selected in the first round. Todd France had two EDGE rushers go in the top 16 while agent Tory Dandy had a client selected in […]

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Golf Industry Expert Emily Sisson Joins Octagon

Per a company press release, Octagon has announced the hiring of Emily Sisson as Vice President of the agency’s Integrated Marketing group. She will be tasked with driving golf-related partnerships and experiences. Sisson joins Octagon after serving as the Vice President of Lagardere Sports. In her previous role, she was the liaison to the PGA […]

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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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Lagardère Sports Bolsters Golf Division

According to a company press release, Lagardère Sports has reached multiyear extensions with five agents within its golf representation division: Jeremy Elliott, Ben Harrison, Jimmy Johnson, Jeff Koski and Lee Knox. The group will continue managing the agency’s golf clients. In addition to the extensions for the aforementioned, two new agents have also been brought […]

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2018 NFL Draft Player/Agency Breakdown

Here are the final notes on the top sports agencies by number of clients drafted: Creative Artists Agency: 25 clients drafted this year, compared to 23 in 2017. 23 clients went in the first 3 rounds, including a record breaking 11 first-round selections. Agent Jimmy Sexton represents/co-represents 16 of the 25 CAA clients drafted and […]