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Professional Caddies Lose Class-Action Lawsuit Against The PGA Tour

A group of 168 professional caddies have lost a class-action lawsuit against the PGA Tour. The suit was initially filed in February last year on behalf of 81 caddies with the United States Northern District Court of California – the same court that Ed O’Bannon (former UCLA & NBA basketball player) successfully sued the National […]

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First Picks Sports Signs A Trio Of Players Including Projected 1st-Rounder Kenny Clark

First Picks Sports, a Los-Angeles based sports agency, has signed three players for the upcoming 2016 NFL Draft. UCLA DT Kenny Clark, WR Jordan Payton, and San Diego State OT Pearce Slater have all signed with agent Jerome Stanley of First Picks Sports. Kenny Clark is one of the top players in this year’s draft […]

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Interview With Jeremy M. Evans, Esq., Managing Attorney At California Sports Lawyer

The following interview was conducted by Jonathan M. Stahler, Esq. Jeremy M. Evans is the Managing Attorney at California Sports Lawyer which represents sports and entertainment professionals in contract drafting, negotiations, licensing, and career growth. (1) When did you realize that you wanted to pursue a career as sports/entertainment attorney and what specifically interested you […]

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NCAA Investigating Wasserman Basketball Agent Thad Foucher’s Ties To UCLA’s Kyle Anderson

Wasserman Media Group’s Executive Vice President of Basketball, Thad Foucher, made the biggest signing of his basketball agent career when the #1 overall pick of the 2012 NBA Draft, Anthony Davis, chose Foucher and Wasserman’s Vice Chairman Arn Tellem as his agents.  More recently; however, Foucher’s name is being mentioned in basketball circles because there is talk that he […]

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Interview With The Agent: Teague Egan

On November 22, 2010, I wrote about a University of Southern California student named Teague Egan.  Egan, who is licensed by the NFL Players Association, was found to have given Dillon Baxter (a student-athlete at USC), a ride on his golf cart, which prominently displays the logo of his company (as seen at the bottom […]

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If Jamir Miller Was On The Take, Does It Hurt NFLPA CARD’s Image?

Our coverage of Josh Luchs is not quite over yet.  When Luchs started in the business, he learned that a good tactic for gaining a solid stable of clients was to pick a school and become “the agent” at that institution.  Rosenhaus has the University of Miami.  Luchs had UCLA. One of the UCLA Bruins […]

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The Curious Case of Renardo Sidney

On paper, Renardo Sidney looks like a star…The next big thing.  ESPNU has the McDonald’s All-American power forward from Fairfax High School ranked as the #7 player in the country.  A 2007 Sports Illustrated article even predicted Sidney to be the first pick in the 2010 NBA Draft.  In the last few weeks, this high […]

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The Primary Cut – U.S. Open Edition

Gear up for this week’s U.S. Open with some preview coverage. Doug Ferguson breaks down the story behind the mega-pairing (a full list of pairings is available here) for Thursday-Friday (Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, Adam Scott (pictured)). Ed Sherman gives kudos to the USGA for putting this dream threesome together. In my opinion, golf needs […]

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The Primary Cut

Tiger Endorses Obama? It’s well known that the vast majority of PGA Tour players are rank-and-file Republicans. Or at the very “worst,” closet independents. Over the years, some players have been more vocal than others about their political leanings. No one will ever forget in 1993, for example, when Ryder Cup team member Paul Azinger […]