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Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (10/27/2017)

So the big personal news this week is that I injured my right leg pretty badly playing basketball. We have a half-court three-on-three pick up game that we usually play about twice-per-week. I’ve made it through many years without a real tweak. But the luck has run out. Going up for a rebound, I came […]

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Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (9/8/2017)

As Hurricane Irma makes its way through the Caribbean Islands and approaches the State of Florida, potentially affecting other states as well, I hope and pray that everyone is safe and that the worst of damage is to properties, and not anyone’s health. Please make sure that you have taken any and all precautions as […]

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Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (9/1/2017)

A lot of focus on Ezekiel Elliott this week and his long-lasting appeal of the 6 game suspension handed to him by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. Giancarlo Stanton keeps smashing home runs, which has been quite a cause for celebration in South Florida, even though it remains rather unlikely that the Marlins make the playoffs. […]

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Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (12/2/2016)

Sorry ladies, I’m off the market. Last Thursday, at Thanksgiving dinner, I dropped to one knee and proposed to my then-girlfriend. Thankfully she said yes. Let the wedding planning commence! This weekend I’m sticking in Fort Lauderdale, but I’m off to Las Vegas the following weekend for one of my best friend’s thirtieth birthdays. How […]

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Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (9/16/2016)

I’m tired. I spent the entire week in Brooklyn for depositions in a pending federal court trademark infringement lawsuit. Now, I’m on a plan headed to Las Vegas for a bachelor party. I guess life could be worse! How about those Miami Dolphins? Always finding a way to choke. Story of my life rooting for […]

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Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (8/26/2016)

There is a lot of attention on the sports agent industry based on NFL rookie Joey Bosa refusing to sign a contract provided by the San Diego Chargers – the team that took him in the 2016 NFL Draft. These rookie contracts are structurally standard with only a few small points for negotiation. The dispute […]

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CAA Sports: The Agency That Almost Wasn’t

In an article for the New York Times, author James Andrew Miller has released excerpts from his book “Powerhouse: The Untold Story of Hollywood’s Creative Artists Agency,”¬†which will be published on August 9th. Here are some of the highlights of the story: Creative Artists Agency (CAA) was a dominating force in the entertainment industry for […]

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2016 NBA Draft First Round Mock With Agents

My friend Michael Schottey just published a mock draft for the 2016 NBA Draft scheduled to take place on June 23. Mock drafts never provide a completely accurate position on where players are picked, especially because teams are prone to trade slots and selections prior to and during the draft. Additionally, it is impossible to […]

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Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (4/1/2016)

Unfortunately, the following is no April Fool’s joke. The agent community has lost a very valuable member in the passing of NFLPA certified Contract Advisor Eugene Parker. According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, Parker lost his battle with kidney cancer. He leaves behind many family members, friends and clients whom adored him, including Jairus Byrd, who […]

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Bluegrass Foes Join Same Team; Trey Lyles And Montrezl Harrell Sign With Rich Paul

Yahoo’s Marc Spears announced on Twitter that Louisville’s Montrezl Harrell and Kentucky’s Trey Lyles have signed with Rich Paul, founder of Klutch Sports and long-time friend and agent of one of the NBA’s brightest stars, LeBron James. Last year, in college, Harrell and Lyles sat on opposite sides of one of the sport’s oldest and […]