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Agent Accuses NY Red Bulls of Sabotaging Client’s Transfer

Gustavo Casasola of Casasola Sport Lawyers recently made comments in ESPN Mexico are critical of Major League Soccer’s New York Red Bulls and how they are handling the ongoing transfer negotiations of his client Alejandro “Kaku” Gamarra. Gamarra who arrived at Red Bulls last February from Argentine club Athletico Huracan for club record $6.25 million, […]

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Octagon Signs Philadelphia Union Midfielder Michael Lahoud

Press Release: (December 1, 2015) – Global sports and entertainment leader Octagon announced the signing of Philadelphia Union midfielder Michael Lahoud. Lahoud is part of the recently launched Octagon Soccer representation division led by Co-Directors of North American Soccer Eddie Pope and Mike Senkowski. Lahoud was drafted ninth overall in the 2009 MLS SuperDraft and has made […]

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Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (3/20/15)

It is finally time for my favorite postseason sporting event of the year, March Madness. In what seems to be a tradition now, my bracket was busted on Day 1 of the 2nd Round. Darren, on the other hand, correctly predicted the Georgia State and UAB upsets (in addition to winning some impressive bets on […]

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Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (3/6/15)

It is currently 75° in sunny South Florida and I can’t help but feel bad for Darren who, somehow, flew into Laguardia Airport this morning. While I’m sure he had to endure many delays, there were a plethora of stories this week to pass the time. The Eagles and Bills made a blockbuster trade sending LeSean […]

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David Beckham’s Next Move Will Not Be Motivated By The Bottom Line

The news this week of David Beckham leaving the LA Galaxy put clubs around the world on alert. The English midfielder is seeking a new challenge, having achieved everything he wanted in his six year stint in the MLS. After signing a 5 year deal when he moved from Spanish giant Real Madrid, Beckham decided […]

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Former Basketball Agent Jason Levien To Buy A Piece Of MLS D.C. United

It seems as though former basketball agent Jason Levien has already lived a full life.  In 2008, Jason Levien, owner of a company named Levien Sports Representation, left his basketball agency behind to become General Counsel/Assistant General Manager of the Sacramento Kings and was later promoted to Senior Vice President prior to resigning in 2010.  Then, Levien became part owner […]

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INTRODUCING: The Sports Agent Directory

The Sports Agent Directory is the most comprehensive sports agent directory in the world.  Sure, we provide links to various agency websites in our Sports Agencies feature, but the Sports Agency Directory, which is offered by Sports Agent 411, LLC provides everything you could possibly need in terms of information regarding athletes and their agents. […]

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Interview with Ben Freidson, Manager of Sports Marketing at Volkswagen

Ben Freidson is the Manager of Sports Marketing at Volkswagen of America Inc.  Recently, Volkswagen announced a multi-year partnership renewal with Major League Soccer and Soccer United Marketing, MLS’s marketing arm, to remain MLS’s Official Automotive partner. Michael Goldman: Can you briefly discuss your role as Manager of Sports Marketing and your background that led […]

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Beckham On The Move?

It all started out so simple – David Beckham, arguably the most popular soccer player on the planet strikes a loan deal with Italian Serie A side AC Milan. The move was done so Beckham could get some match fitness to be selected to play for the England squad. Upon first arriving, Beckham stated that […]

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Chargers Look To WMG

The Seattle Supersonics left the state of Washington to relocate the franchise to Oklahoma City only months ago.  The move brought a lot of drama, and pain to Seattle fans.  Since losing the Los Angeles Rams franchise in 1994, the city of Los Angeles has been shopping for a potential NFL team to represent the […]