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Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-Up (5/4/2012)

Earlier this week, I had a blast speaking at the American Bar Association Forum On The Entertainment And Sports Industries.  I spoke on the issue of high interest rate loans to athletes, and was somewhat surprised to find that much of those in attendance were unaware of the loans (not just “lockout loans”) that athletes have […]

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Alabama Linebacker Dont’a Hightower Is A SportsTrust Advisors Client

Yesterday, I mistakenly listed former Alabama linebacker Don’t’a Hightower as a client of Athletes First.  The post has since been corrected.  Hightower has chosen an agent, but his selection was actually Pat Dye, Jr. of SportsTrust Advisors.  SportsTrust Advisors is the agency that Jimmy Sexton recently left in favor of joining up with the football division at Creative Artists Agency (CAA). […]

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Report: Jimmy Sexton Leaves SportsTrust Advisors To Join CAA

Late last night, Neil Stratton of broke a story that certainly kept me awake for a while.  The headline alone, which reads, “A super-agency goes supernova and in its place arises an even bigger agency,” made me anxious to click on the link and consume Stratton’s content.  I was not disappointed with the result. […]