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COVID-19 Finds Endeavor Looking to Raise Capital

Amid the Coronavirus pandemic, Hollywood powerhouse Endeavor is one of the talent agencies struggling to financially meet is obligations to its employees, clients and investors. As recently reported by the New York Post, Endeavor is looking to raise $250 million to offset some of the financial windfall suffered from the agency’s entertainment-business properties, including the […]

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Endorsements NFL Players Sports Business

Tom Brady Signs With WME For Off-Field Endeavors

Tom Brady has signed with William Morris Endeavor talent agency for off-field representation. Brady’s off-field endeavors include TB12, his performance brand that includes his TB12 facility, exercise equipment and his book. TB12 plans to open new facilities in New York, Miami, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, London and Toronto.  WME represents several other prominent athletes including […]

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Endeavor Hires Todd Kline To Join Sports Talent Group

Former AEG Global Partnerships executive and former NFL executive, Todd Kline, has joined Endeavor as the Senior Vice President of Sports Talent and Property Sales. After Kline’s seven-year stint at AEG overseeing sales and client activation, he joined the Miami Dolphins. From 2015-2018, Kline was the Dolphins’ Chief Commercial Officer. He oversaw all sponsorship revenue […]

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Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (10/27/2017)

So the big personal news this week is that I injured my right leg pretty badly playing basketball. We have a half-court three-on-three pick up game that we usually play about twice-per-week. I’ve made it through many years without a real tweak. But the luck has run out. Going up for a rebound, I came […]

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Sports Agents

Veteran Agent Jordan Bazant Joins WME

Jordan Bazant, a former Managing Partner at The Legacy Agency, has joined William Morris Endeavor. Based out of New York, Bazant will work on talent representation for WME and business development/special projects across WME | IMG. In 2000, Bazant co-founded Goal Marketing which eventually re-branded as The Agency Sports Management. In 2011, Legacy Sport Group merged […]

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Headline Sports Business

Following Acquisition By William Morris, IMG Cutting 3% Of Its Worldwide Staff

Six months after the global conglomerate, IMG, was acquired by William Morris Endeavor, it’s now planning to cut 100 employees from its staff across the globe.  WME staff won’t be affected while the layoffs to IMG will span all of its divisions. According to Variety, “Those in business, administrative and financial jobs that are redundant […]

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Headline Sports Business

George Pyne Exits WME | IMG

The exodus from sports agency WME | IMG continues, as the President of IMG Sports and Entertainment, George Pyne, recently departed the company.  Pyne will remain a senior advisor to WME | IMG for an unknown number of future months.  However, in the mean time, Pyne is hoping to raise $500 million to acquire companies […]