Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (3/3/2017)

Good morning from warm South Florida, where basketball is totally on fire. It looks like Miami, Florida and Florida State will all be making the NCAA Tournament, which should create a lot of trash talking between now and the start of the tourney. I have the joy of taking engagement

On To The Next One: Hakeem Nicks

Per a Tweet by our own Darren Heitner, wide receiver Hakeem Nicks has left Roc Nation Sports after joining the agency just over a year ago. Nicks has decided to return to his previous agent, Peter Schaffer of Authentic Athletix. Originally drafted out of North Carolina by the New York Giants in

Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (3/7/2014)

Shabbat Shalom from Key Largo, where we have managed to avoid some pretty bad storms brewing to the north.  I will be heading back up to Miami later in the day and hopefully take some of the 2014 World Golf Championships at Doral during the weekend.  Next weekend I am

Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (2/28/2014)

Another week, another city that is not my home of Miami.  Today I am in Louisville, Kentucky, speaking at the University of Louisville’s sport administration program's 5th Annual Speaker Summit along with ESPN's Jemele Hill and University of Toledo College of Law professor Geoffrey Rapp.  In case you have not yet done

Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (12/20/2013)

Time to start thinking about New Year's Resolutions.  It was eight years ago when I made it my resolution to create Sports Agent Blog, and here it still stands today, stronger than ever.  I must give thanks to the many excellent contributors over the years and a special thank you to

Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (9/13/2013)

Sports Illustrated has its Oklahoma State story, Yahoo! Sports has its Southeastern Conference story.  Those two beasts alone are enough to make your eyes tired.  The idea of amateurism also is enough to exhaust you -- don't even try to justify the claim that it is a relevant concept in

NFL Agents Implicated In Yahoo! Report Concerning Benefits To SEC Players

Three football agents had their names listed front-and-center as part of a new investigative report published by the team of Charles Robinson and Rand Getlin at Yahoo! Sports.  Those agents are Andy Simms of PlayersRep Sports Management, Peter Schaffer of Authentic Athletix and John Phillips, who was formerly the owner

On To The Next One: Orie Lemon

Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Orie Lemon has terminated his standard representation agreement with football agent Peter Schaffer and signed with Jordan Woy of Willis & Woy Sports Group.  Lemon, an undrafted player from Oklahoma State University, was signed by the Dallas Cowboys before becoming a member of the Chiefs.  In

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