Octagon Launches eSports Passion Drivers® Research

Per a company press release, Octagon has launched eSports Passion Drivers®, the first-ever study on fan behavior surrounding the booming eSports industry. “Octagon’s new eSports Passion Drivers® work is the first study to go beyond the demographics and scope of the eSports industry, and truly uncover and quantify, why fans care

On To The Next One: Dinelson Lamet

Per a Tweet by Jerry Crasnick, San Diego Padres right handed pitcher Dinelson Lamet has switched agencies to Magnus Sports. He was previously represented by Octagon. The 25-year-old Dominican Republic-native made his MLB debut this past May and finished the season with a 7-8 record in 21 games started. He had an

Digital Media Expert William Mao Joins Octagon

According to a company press release, digital media expert William Mao has joined Octagon as Vice President, Media Rights Consulting. The Global Media Rights Consulting group, launched earlier this year, provides strategic consultation to major domestic and international rights holders, broadcasters, digital distribution platforms and the sports investment community to

Casey Muir Joins Octagon As Director Of Football

According to his Twitter, NFL agent Casey Muir is joining Octagon as its new Director of Football. Muir is leaving Tier 1 Management, where he was the president and managing director of football services. Named a “rising star among the next wave of agents,” by Inside the League Muir has specialized

On To The Next One: Jason Hammel

Free agent pitcher, Jason Hammel, has signed with ACES for his representation, where he will be represented by Seth and Sam Levinson. He was previously represented by Octagon. After being drafted by the Tampa Bay Devil Rays in the 10th round of the 2002 amateur draft, Hammel made his debut on

Octagon Signs Golfer Paige Spiranac

Per a SBJ report, Octagon has signed professional golfer Paige Spiranac for her representation. She was previously represented by Prime Athletes. She has been in the news lately when in a press conference during the Omega Dubai Ladies Masters she was asked about being cyber bullied. An emotional Spiranac spoke out

In The Representation Olympics, Octagon Takes Gold

When it comes to Olympic clients, agencies often live and die by their success every four years when they are in competition. Octagon is definitely taking that success and running with it as the agency's clients include the most decorated Olympian of all-time Michael Phelps, his relay teammate Nathan Adrian, and gymnastic

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