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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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NBA Players Sports Agents

From Batman’s Robin To Full Fledged Sports Agent

In the world of sports, B.J. Armstrong is not just known as a former sick complement player for the Michael Jordan led Chicago Bulls, nor as merely a mediocre analyst for ESPN. He has also made his way into the sports agent world, without the notice of many media entities. SLAM ONLINE recently talked to […]

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Sports Agents

Expanding Your Client List

Over on the SportsAgentBlog.com Forum, there is a fairly recent thread that has been left unanswered thus far. To paraphrase the question, SportsAgentGuy asks how a smaller agency would they go about getting clients considering the heavy obstacles in signing a veteran athlete and little experience. It seems like an easy question, but is almost […]

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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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What Would You Do...?

What would you do…? (#6)

If you are an aspiring sports agent, you constantly hear about how to break into the industry. While getting your foot in the door is the first step, what do you do after you accomplish that? There are plenty of challenges that will arise after you land your first gig and I believe this hypothetical […]

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Friday Wrap-Up

Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-Up

I really hope all of you enjoyed the most recent Dynasty Notes. A lot has happened since the post, which was only a couple of days ago. We have some deals on the table for our two baseball clients and just announced the development of Dynasty’s Entertainment Division (go to the Clients section on the […]

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Friday Wrap-Up

Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-Up

No, I’m not Darren. I’m not even Jewish. But I needed something to post on Friday. Following are some prominent pieces and sports headlines that we neglected to cover during the week. * Rick Karcher’s post, “Ethics and Agent Fees” over at Sports Law Blog (Happy 2000th Anniversary to them, by the way) touches on […]

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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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Contract Negotiation MLB Players MLB Teams Sports Agents

Will The Yankees Success Hurt Agents?

Since the beginning of the Steinbrenner era, the Yankees have been notorious for purchasing high-priced and sometimes overvalued free-agents.  George Steinbrenner’s willingness to spend an exorbitant amount of money on his team has made Sports Agents eager to have their clients signed by the New York Yankees (for recent story, see: Johnny Damon). But when […]

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NFL Players Sports Agents

NFL: Free Agency Deadlines

As an NFL Agent (or any agent for that matter), it is always important to stay on top of any type of deadline that may affect any one of your clients. Every year, the National Football League sets a deadline for the latest date that an agent can submit the proper paperwork declaring his/her client […]