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High School Phenom Mikey Williams Signs With Excel Sports Management

Five-star basketball recruit Mikey Williams has become the first prep basketball star to sign with a major sports representation agency (Excel Sports Management) for guidance in maximizing his name, image, and likeness endorsements and sponsorships. Williams is entering his junior year of high school and is already one of the top prospects of the 2024 […]

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Paradigm Adds Mackenzie Dern To Client List Of UFC Contenders

World champion Brazillian Jiu-Jitsu practitioner and rising UFC contender Mackenzie Dern has signed with Paradigm Sports, the leading name in representation for combat sports athletes. Mackenzie Dern is currently ranked #6 in the UFC’s Strawweight division after defeating the previously ranked #5 contender, Nina Nunes, in early April this year. Her latest victory came via […]

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Jaden Springer Signs With A3 Basketball

A3 Athletics splashes back into the basketball division by signing former five-star recruit and Tennessee guard Jaden Springer. The projected 2021 first-round draftee will be represented by the experienced team of agents Chad Speck, Isaac Conner, and Austin Cox.  In his lone season as a Vol, Springer led his team in multiple statistical categories and […]

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Michel Pereira Teams Up With Paradigm Sports

Paradigm Sports has announced the signing of UFC fighter Michel Pereira for full-service representation. Pereira has a professional record of 25-11 and rolls into 2021 on a two-fight win streak. Known primarily as a striker, Michel’s record includes ten wins by KO/TKO and seven wins via submission. The Brazilian competitor is currently ranked #27 in […]

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Roc Nation Partners with International Rugby Club, The Sharks

Roc Nation Sports has partnered with The Sharks, an international rugby club based in South Africa. The partnership gives Roc Nation a minority stake in the club, and intends to assist The Sharks with brand amplification/creative activation, digital strategy and execution, commercial sales, community initiatives, fan engagement, retail/hospitality support. “Roc Nation is an internationally renowned company […]

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Excel Sports Management Announces the Excel Fellowship Program

Excel Sports Management has just announced the creation of their new program, the Excel Fellowship Program. This innovative initiative showcases the company’s commitment towards cultivating a more inclusive workplace. The Excel Fellowship Program aims not only to spread awareness about a lack of diversity in the sports industry, but to also be a leader in […]

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YM APAA Sports Signs Deonte Brown

Deonte Brown, a key piece in Alabama’s award-winning offensive line, has signed with Young Money APAA Sports for his representation. The announcement came after Alabama won their seventh National Championship under Coach Saban by routing the Ohio State Buckeyes 52-24. The Crimson Tide’s formidable O-line played a crucial role in securing their 13-0 perfect season. […]

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Interview With The Agent: Corey Gross

Corey Gross is the Director of Player Relations at Sports Professional Management, a hockey agency in New Jersey. Before joining Sports Professional Management, Corey worked at The Legacy Agency, Van Wagner Sports & Entertainment, and Tough Mudder. He received his Bachelors from the University of Arizona, where he studied Sports Management/Marketing. Originally from Tenafly, New […]

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In The Representation Olympics, Octagon Takes Gold

When it comes to Olympic clients, agencies often live and die by their success every four years when they are in competition. Octagon is definitely taking that success and running with it as the agency’s clients include the most decorated Olympian of all-time Michael Phelps, his relay teammate Nathan Adrian, and gymnastic phenoms Simone Biles and Aly […]

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Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (2/13/15)

It’s NBA All-Star weekend and Kevin Hart just won his 4th straight MVP in the Celebrity All-Star Game. Darren is enjoying the festivities in NYC although I doubt he is enjoying the weather difference from South Florida. It seems there has been big news in the sports agency world every week for the last month […]