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The Wash Up

The Wash Up

OJ is in! With March Madness over, the top players are making a choice whether to play on at their respective colleges’ or move on to the NBA. One of the players who hadn’t made his choice previously was USC Shooting Guard O.J. Mayo. OJ averaged 20.7 points in his freshman year. [Stats] Now OJ […]

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Recruiting Soccer

The MLS Superdraft Lacuna

“Lacuna – a gap or missing part, as in a manuscript, series or logical argument; hiatus” Welcome to the first in a series of articles on soccer I have written for www.SportsAgentBlog.com. I am delighted to have been asked to participate and I hope you, the reader, find them informative. I am an English-qualified lawyer […]

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Internships Soccer Sports Business

It’s Been A While – Persistence Pays Off

It has been a while since my last post as I have been working hard on academic assignments as well as starting a very exciting new job. Darren has asked that I share some facts about my new job and I would be delighted to do so in this post. I have been given the […]

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Friday Wrap-Up

Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-Up

On Wednesday of this week, I was elected President of the Entertainment, Arts, and Sports Law Society (EASLS) at the University of Florida Levin College of Law. I am extremely excited about taking on the position and cannot wait to help plan next year’s UF Sports Symposium. Dynasty is continuing to grow and take care […]

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The Wash Up

The Wash Up

Net Gain A new era is beginning in Australia this weekend. The first professional women’s league for any team sport will commence on Saturday. Most of you are thinking basketball, but in fact it’s one of Australia’s biggest sports- Netball. 10 teams from Australia and New Zealand, the world’s two best coutries, will be vying […]

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Interview With The Agent

Interview With The Agent: Max Eppel

Sports Agent Interview: with Samyr Laine Agent: Max Eppel Agency: Max Eppel Soccer Agency LLC Questions: 1.) How did you get started in this industry? I qualified in England as a barrister (Lawyer) in 2002 but knew that while it wasn’t going to be the career I ended up in it could be a means […]

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The Wash Up

The Wash Up: 24

Teaching Aid As I have previously reported, Sports Agent Ricky Nixon at Flying Start has developed a Sports Agent Course that can be completed online. It’s a 12 week course, with weekly lectures that are run by Ricky Nixon, and include special guests. Ricky’s course has been so popular that it has now been integrated […]

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Soccer Sports Business

Nike Wants Soccer Too

Last week Nike bought the French national soccer team for $506 million and has vowed to become the world’s soccer (football) leader by the next World Cup. The brand that competitors mockingly call the Evil Empire is solidifying itself as the most powerful footwear & apparel brand of all time. Nike managed to outbid both […]

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The Wash Up

The Wash Up 26th November – 3rd December

Here’s some stories you may have missed last week: – MLS team owners want more money in the salary cap. They have proposed two options. First, a straight out $2.5 million dollar cap. Secondly, a $2.3 million cap, with extra money allowed for transfers. [Debate highlights MLS salary cap split among teams] A surprising fact […]