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How Will Brands Adopt The College Athlete?

Last week, the NCAA inched closer to a decision on allowing its athletes to earn money from their name, image and likeness. Sports administrators began reviewing recommended rule changes and compensation regulations that will be sent to the NCAA Board of Governors on Monday. The NCAA is hoping these recommendations will lay the groundwork for […]

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An In-Depth Look at Jalen Green’s Polarizing Commitment to the NBA G League

Jalen Green has recently dominated the near-barren sports media dialogue, as he made an unprecedented decision during this unprecedented time. The 18-year-old high school basketball phenom announced through an Instagram live stream that he will take his talents to the National Basketball Association’s (NBA) G League. Green elected to take this unique developmental path over […]

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Testing The NBA Draft Waters Will Be Much More Difficult For Prospects

Earlier in 2019 the NCAA introduced the NCAA Athlete Agent Certification. It was met with skepticism from both upcoming and aspiring agents as well as industry vets because of the requirements and the fees associated with obtaining certification. With the COVID-19 virus ending the NCAA season early and likely preventing any pre-draft workouts the pathway […]

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NFLPA And NCPA Explore Marketing And Licensing Of College Athletes

The National Football League Players Association (NFLPA) and National College Players Association (NCPA) announced a collaborative effort to explore how college athletes can receive proper compensation for use of their name, image, and likeness. The Fair Pay to Play Act was recently passed in California to allow college athletes to compensate off of their own […]

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The Ambiguous World of Advising in Amateur Sports

An amateur athlete, by definition, is an athlete who meets the eligibility standards established by the national governing body for the sport in which the athlete competes. Most amateur athletes with professional aspirations are governed by the NCAA. Eligibility standards apply to both current and prospective NCAA athletes. In the all-exposing era of social media, […]

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Roc Nation Signs Arizona State Forward Zylan Cheatham

“We ain’t done yet!” exclaims the agency that has recently locked up the likes of Tyus Battle and PJ Washington as well. This time they dip into the PAC-12 with Zylan Cheatham. Cheatham averaged 12.1 points, 10.3 rebounds, 3.2 assists, and shot 53.4% from the field this past season. He earned All-PAC-12 First Team and […]

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Taurasi Stars in New BODYARMOR Commercial

In the new third installment of BODYARMOR’s recent campaign, Diana Taurasi will star in a commercialthat is also narrated by Kobe Bryant. With the Women’s NCAA Final Four starting this Friday, we will be seeing the TV spot air today and through the whole weekend.  Taurasi in the commercial describes how she strives to continue to […]

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New NCAA Agent Rule For Basketball Could Lead To Changes In Baseball Rules

According to an article by Teddy Cahill, the NCAA rule change allowing underclassmen men’s basketball players to use agents without forfeiting the rest of their eligibility could lead to the same rule change for baseball players. Basketball players must request an evaluation of their draft potential from the NBA’s undergraduate advisory committee, the relationship between the […]

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The NCAA’s Big Changes To How Basketball Agents Will Be Able To Work With High School And College Players

Earlier today, the NCAA released a statement on college basketball reforms. Here are the bullet points that will most interest the sports agent community: Elite high school basketball recruits and college players can be represented by an agent who can help them make informed decisions about going pro. They can be represented by an agent beginning […]

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Release Of Federal Documents Sure To Make Waves In Representation Industry

Pat Forde and Pete Thamel of Yahoo! Sports published an article this morning investigating the documents and bank records obtained during the federal investigation of ASM Sports. The documents, which included financial records such as expense reports and bank statements, essentially prove that ASM was providing impermissible benefits to current and former NCAA men’s basketball […]