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North Carolina Sports Agent Scandal Receives New Date for Hearing

The date has been set for the next hearing in the North Carolina sport agent scandal in which 5 people have been charged with violating North Carolina’s Uniform Athlete Agent’s Act by providing benefits to former University of North Carolina student-athletes.  The defendants in this case include a UNC tutor as well as Georgia-based agent […]

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Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (11/22/2013)

The winter months are supposed to bring a natural slowing down to business, but I cannot remember a time that I have ever been busier.  Believe me, that is not a complaint.  If the NFL season ended today, the Dolphins would make the playoffs … and Richie Incognito’s grievance hearing would still be stayed.  Thanksgiving […]

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Football Agent Carl Carey Responds To Claim That He Set Up Website To Attack A Reporter’s Credibility

Jason McIntyre of The Big Lead recently reported that football agent Carl Carey may be the person who created a website at http://www.dirtydankane.com, which appears to smear Raleigh News & Observer’s Dan Kane for his “sensationalized” and “twisted” stories concerning a “sports agent” (Carl Carey) teaching a class at UNC-Chapel Hill.  McIntyre surmized that Carey is the owned […]

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New University Of North Carolina Agent Policy Is Extremely Limiting

It is hard to believe that two years have passed since Sports Agent Blog reported that many players at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill had been interviewed by the NCAA regarding possible rules violations surrounding gifts and benefits received by players from sports agents.  Part of the fall out from the myriad investigations was that […]

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North Carolina And NCAA Fighting Over Access To Documents

On July 29, 2011, North Carolina’s Secretary of State Elaine Marshall issued a subpoena, which asked for documents and records from the NCAA regarding findings from the NCAA’s investigation of past NFLPA agent activity on the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill’s campus.  The NCAA’s investigation has undoubtedly focused on names like  former UNC associate head coach John Blake, the late […]

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Robert Quinn Is One Of Many UNC Drafted Players To Change Agents

As I reported earlier today, Robert Quinn’s former agent Carl Carey, Jr. is suing Quinn, Quinn’s Business Manager, Impact Sports Football, LLC, and two of Impact Sports’ agents based on what I deem to be only two counts worth litigating – 1) tortious interference with contract and conspiracy; and 2) breach of contract.  But the Robert Quinn drama […]

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Michael McAdoo Sues UNC, NCAA To Restore Eligibility

On July 1, 2011, Michael McAdoo filed a Complaint in North Carolina against the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill along with its Chancellor, H. Holden Thorp, and the NCAA.  McAdoo was a football player at UNC until the NCAA ruled that he was permanently ineligible to perform in intercollegiate athletics based on McAdoo’s alleged receipt of $110 in improper […]

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2011 NFL Draft Rounds 1-7 Picks (Player/Agent)

Round 1 1. Carolina – QB Cam Newton ~ Auburn – Agent: Bus Cook, Tony Paige, Chitta Mallik (B.C. Sports/Perennial Sports) 2. Denver – LB Von Miller ~ Texas A&M – Agent: Athletes First 3. Buffalo – DT Marcell Dareus ~ Alabama – Agent: Todd France 4. Cincinnati – WR A.J. Green ~ UGA – Agent: Creative Artists Agency 5.  Arizona – CB Patrick Peterson ~ LSU – Agent: Patrick Lawlor (Galaxy Sports) 6. Atlanta – WR Julio Jones […]

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2011 NFL Draft Rounds 1-3 Picks (Player/Agent)

Round 1 1. Carolina – QB Cam Newton ~ Auburn – Agent: Bus Cook, Tony Paige, Chitta Mallik (B.C. Sports/Perennial Sports) 2. Denver – LB Von Miller ~ Texas A&M – Agent: Athletes First 3. Buffalo – DT Marcell Dareus ~ Alabama – Agent: Todd France 4. Cincinnati – WR A.J. Green ~ UGA – Agent: Creative Artists Agency 5.  Arizona – CB Patrick Peterson ~ LSU – Agent: Patrick Lawlor (Galaxy Sports) 6. Atlanta – WR Julio Jones […]

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Gary Wichard’s Problems May Get Substantially Worse

At 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 1, 2011, Sam Cabrera, a special agent for the North Carolina Secretary of State, obtained a search warrant to reach bank records from Gary Wichard’s Bank of America account located in the state.  A Superior Court Judge issued the warrant, which must be executed by 4:30 p.m. today. In […]