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Rory McIlroy Settles With Horizon To The Tune Of $25 Million

Rory McIlroy spent a total of 42 seconds in court on Tuesday. This was to inform the judge that Horizon and himself were “narrowing the issues” surrounding their case over unpaid commissions. The court was adjourned. On Wednesday, the counsel for McIlroy informed the court that both sides had reached an agreement. A case that […]

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Rory McIlroy’s Case Against Former Agency Set For Court

Sports Agent Blog first reported on Rory McIlroy’s lawsuit against his former management company Horizon in October 2013. Since then, the case has largely played out in public, with McIlroy stating a need to take time off from the course to focus on mounting his case. Finally, a court date of February 10th has been […]

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What’s Next For Rory McIlroy And Horizon Sports?

The following is a guest contribution from Andrew Harmes, a JD candidate of the Class of 2016 at Osgoode Hall Law School. With the attention of the golf world focused on the 40th playing of the Ryder Cup – golf’s biennial team competition that pitted the United States against Europe – much of the coverage leading […]

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Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (1/3/2014)

And so a new year begins.  This website has now eclipsed 8 years of existence and is as strong as ever as it begins to pump out content in 2014.  NFL Draft signings keep pouring in, and we thank all agents who have steadily been informing Sports Agent Blog of the players who have executed Standard […]

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On To The Next One: Rory McIlroy (Part II)

Two months ago, Bloomberg and Businessweek named Rory McIlroy the fourteenth most powerful athlete in the world based on his statistics, the popularity and viewing audience of the sport of golf, McIlroy’s endorsement earnings, and his reach on social media (@McIlroyRory currently has over 1.6 million followers on Twitter).  McIlroy was represented by Conor Ridge of Horizon […]

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On To The Next One: Rory McIlroy

In the past few months, the sports media (particularly those people focusing on golf) have been fawning over golf agent Andrew ‘Chubby’ Chandler.  The Managing Director of International Sports Management (ISM) represents Darren Clarke, Charl Schwartzel, Louis Oosthuizen, Lee Westwood, and used to represent U.S. Open champion Rory McIlroy.  The loss of McIlroy is particularly tough for Chandler considering […]