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Roc Nation Sports Signs Willie Cauley-Stein

Roc Nation Sports signs University of Kentucky center Willie Cauley-Stein. The University of Kentucky standout is the 2015 SEC Defensive Player of the Year, was named to the 2015 All-SEC team, 2015 All-SEC Defensive Team, and to the 2015 USA Today All-American Team. On April 9, 2015, Cauley-Stein decided to forgo his senior year at […]

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University of Kentucky Is Flagging Social Media Content That Mentions Sports Agents

A University of Kentucky student-athlete who publishes content on Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and/or MySpace (who really uses MySpace anymore?) that includes any 1 of 370 sports agent names will automatically have that post flagged and sent to his/her coach.  It is a part of a new effort by the university to monitor student-athletes’ use of social […]

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Jim Bowden Discusses Boras’ Negotiating Power; Disregard For NCAA Rules?

The 2011 MLB First-Year Player Draft officially began last night.  One round and Comp Round A is in the books; rounds two through fifty still remain (along with Comp Round B).  Many top picks are advised by Scott Boras, including #1 overall pick Gerritt Cole, Anthony Rendon, Bubba Starling, Alex Meyer, Brian Goodwin, and Josh […]

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Brandon Knight Chooses Arn Tellem Of Wasserman Media Group

Brandon Knight surprised a lot of people when he declared that he would keep his name in the 2011 NBA Draft.  Knight is a very smart, talented basketball player, but many believe there is still a lot of room for Knight to develop as a true point guard.  Even with that in mind, Knight is […]

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Agent Selection Scenarios: Kentucky Basketball

This Friday will make or break my bracket.  Going into the NCAA Tournament, I knew I would have to make a bold move in order to have a chance at winning, but I wanted to pick a team I thought legitimately had a chance of making it to the Final Four.  That team is the […]

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The Continuance Of Advisor/Club Communication

In the 2009 MLB First-Year Player Draft, the Toronto Blue Jays selected former University of Kentucky pitcher, James Paxton, in the Supplemental First Round.  Paxton and the Blue Jays did not come to terms on an agreement prior to the signing deadline, and Paxton decided that he would return to school for his senior season. […]

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DeMarcus Cousins Signs With John Greig

Yesterday, I discussed a phrase that is regularly used around this time every single year – testing the waters.  But testing the waters is not right for everyone.  In fact, college basketball players who know that they definitely will not be returning to school should not test the waters.  It only delays the inevitable, and […]

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James Paxton’s College Baseball Career Is Over

James Paxton‘s fight with the NCAA brings out everything I hate about organized sports.  When it becomes all about money, power, and respect, people suffer.  Those, like Paxton, who do nothing illegal, unethical, nothing out of hatred or spite, but still get punished, show the problems that may exist in organized sport.  When institutions grow […]

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James Paxton Continues To Sit And Wait

MLB Mock Drafts are much less exciting than NFL Mock Drafts.  The NFL Draft only has 7 rounds, but most “mock experts” only predict the first few rounds.  The MLB, with 50 rounds, is almost impossible to guess.  But the first round picks are usually known a year ahead of time.  With high school and […]

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How Will James Paxton’s Case Be Framed?

Last night, I was reading the University of Kentucky’s response in opposition to James Paxton‘s motion for a temporary injunction against the university.  If James Paxton’s name does not ring a bell, quickly get caught up by reading this recent post.  Anyway, the most interesting piece of the 86-page document is Exhibit 5.  Exhibit 5 […]