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Indiana Fever Guard Erica Wheeler Signs As An Official Brand Ambassador With FITLIGHT

In another sponsorship move since signing with Miami-based marketing firm Distinction Agency, Wheeler has agreed to terms as an official Brand Ambassador with technology company FITLIGHT®. FITLIGHT® designs innovative exercise and training environments utilizing light sensors for customized scenarios to help players with reaction time, agility and reflexes. Being an undrafted free-agent, Wheeler has had […]

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How Will Brands Adopt The College Athlete?

Last week, the NCAA inched closer to a decision on allowing its athletes to earn money from their name, image and likeness. Sports administrators began reviewing recommended rule changes and compensation regulations that will be sent to the NCAA Board of Governors on Monday. The NCAA is hoping these recommendations will lay the groundwork for […]

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Golf Sports Agents Sports Business

Tiger’s Agent, Mark Steinberg, Ecstatic By His 80th Career Win

The last time Tiger Woods won a tournament, LeBron James and the Miami Heat captured their second straight NBA title after defeating the San Antonio Spurs. To capture his 80th career victory, Tiger won the Tour Championship last month to win his first golf tournament in over five years. Fans around the world were fortunate […]

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Opening With TD Garden/Boston Bruins

An interesting job opportunity was passed along my way, which I thought that I would share with the readers of this blog who may not have their hearts 100% set on being a sports agent, but know that they want to have a career in the business of sports.  The opening is for a position […]

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An Intern(al) Look At Becoming A Sports Agent

This week has been particularly busy. In addition to my work with Dynasty, I was preparing vigorously for a mock trial I had last night. Widener University School of Law began their Hugh Pearce Trial competition this week and last night was my turn. Along with my partner, I had to defend a drug dealer. […]

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The Undeniable Marketablity of Torah Bright

As soon as Torah Bright claimed the Womens’ half-pipe in Vancouver on Thursday, it was clear to see that her profile was sure to rise. The 23 year old Australian literally has the world at her feet. Torah is far from a household name in Australia, with many winter athletes failing to attract any exposure […]

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Internships

An Intern(al) Look at Becoming A Sports Agent

I am writing this week from NYC, as I am spending a couple days here with my fiance for the Valentines Day holiday. Hopefully the weather is nice enough for us to see some sites and catch a show. We needed to get out of the house after being snowed in for 2 days this […]

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Relay Worldwide Sports Sponsorship Symposium

What: 7th Annual Relay Worldwide Sports Sponsorship Symposium by SportsBusiness Journal and SportsBusiness Daily When: Wednesday, Sept. 30 – Thursday, Oct. 1, 2009 Where: New York City, NY at the Marriott Marquis Keynote: Uli Becker, CEO and President, Reebok International Panels: Sept. 30 7:30 a.m. – Registration 8:30 a.m. – Welcome and Opening Remarks Richard […]

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Friday Wrap-Up

Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-Up (7/17/09)

I am done with Summer law school finals.  Business Orgs and Analysis & Drafting of Intellectual Property are out of the way…although I really enjoyed taking and learning the material for both classes.  I cannot believe that in one-year from now, I will be done with law school and studying for the Bar Exam.  I […]

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Interview With The Agent: Ken Pavia

This is the fourth interview in an on-going series by Gary Wimsett, Jr., lawyer and MMA enthusiast, about the business of Mixed Martial Arts.  In Part I, Gary spoke with Sports Illustrated Senior Contributor, L. Jon Wertheim, about his new book, “Blood in the Cage” about the history of MMA, the career of Pat Miletich, […]