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Wasserman Spending Spree Continues With Acquisition Of Jet Sports

Wasserman has been on an acquisition spree over the past year. It recently acquired New York-based talent agency The Montag Group, rugby powerhouse Esportif, and golf management firm Mullhaupt Management. Its latest acquisition is a baseball agency, which was just announced this morning. Wasserman’s baseball practice will expand with the acquisition of Jet Sports Management. […]

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College Football Players Sports Agents

Kayvon Thibodeaux Declares For Draft And Opts Out Of Alamo Bowl

Oregon’s star defensive end Kayvon Thibodeaux declared for the NFL draft and signed with Wasserman for on-field representation. Grand Sports Management will undertake his marketing, media, and business endeavors. In addition, Kayvon will receive his draft prep from Athletic Gaines. Regarded as one of the best college defensive players in the country, Thibodeaux is a […]

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Wasserman And Athlete Exchange

A couple of years ago, sports agency powerhouse Wasserman launched an internal division within the company called Athlete Exchange. The premise of the division is to help sports stars evolve their brands into networks of individual media channels. This will assist the athlete in expanding their brands while bringing all the creative services for that […]

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Golf Sports Agents Sports Business

Wasserman Adds Two Clients To Golf Division

The Wasserman Media Group has announced Monday the additions of two new women’s golfers to its elite roster of athletes; Mel Reid of the LPGA and English amateur Alice Hewson. Hewson will be represented by a team of agents out of Wasserman’s London office, while Reid will be represented out of Los Angeles.   Reid served […]

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Sports Agents Sports Business

Wasserman’s Debbie Spander Is A Movement Among Men

Becky Hammon (San Antonio Spurs), Nancy Lieberman (Big3 Basketball) and Jenny Boucek (Sacramento Kings) aren’t the only female names to surface in men’s professional basketball in recent years. Wasserman Media Group’s Debbie Spander, Senior VP of Broadcasting and Coaching at Wasserman, is writing up her own story that’s a proprietary blend of her past and […]

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Wasserman Media Group Signs Golfer, Negotiates Apparel Deals

Former Second Team All-America and First Team All-Pac-12 golfer Jonathan Garrick has signed with Wasserman Media Group and will be represented by agent Chris Armstrong. The former UCLA Bruin golfer also signed an apparel deal with TaylorMade Adidas Golf. According to Garrick’s bio on the PGA Tour website, he turned pro in 2016 and has earned just […]

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College Basketball Players

Denzel Valentine Follows In Draymond Green’s Footsteps

You would be hard-pressed to find an athlete with more influence on the Michigan State basketball program than former Spartan and current Golden State Warrior Draymond Green. Earlier this year, Green made a record $3.1 million donation to the school’s athletic department. Two days ago, I assisted Green in applying for a trademark covering “Sagnasty,” […]

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Headline NBA Players Sports Agents

On To The Next One: Clint Capela

Houston Rockets center and Swiss national, Clint Capela, has signed with Wasserman. The 25th overall pick in the 2014 NBA Draft was previously represented by Comsport. At Wasserman, Capela will be represented by Darren Matsubara and Jason Ranne. The 6’10” 240 pound center has played in 73 career games with 35 starts. He is averaging […]

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Wasserman Media Group Acquires The Sports Syndicate

Per a press release, Wasserman Media Group, a global sports, entertainment and lifestyle company, has acquired The Sports Syndicate, one of the leading Action Sports and Olympic athlete management and marketing agencies in the world. The deal was announced today by Wasserman’s Managing Partner Steve Astephen and Bobby Nichols, President of The Sports Syndicate. The […]

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Headline NBA Players Sports Agents

On To The Next One: Al Horford

Atlanta Hawks center Al Horford has decided to rejoin Wasserman Media Group last week after briefly being represented by Bill Duffy and BDA Sports Management. This decision comes after only two months of being represented by the agency. Horford had been represented by Arn Tellem at Wasserman for the majority of his eight year career […]