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ICM Partners Acquires Select Sports Group

ICM Steller Sports, the sports division for ICM Partners, acquired Select Sports Group. This move greatly expands ICM Partners’ reach and impact on the sport agency industry, specifically football. ICM Partners consists of three superstar NFL agents: Erik Burkhardt, Jeff Nalley, and Reggie Johnson. Burkhardt and Nalley come over from Select Sports Group while Johnson […]

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To Leave or Not to Leave: Inside an NFL Player’s Difficult Decision

As powerhouse sports agents leave their respective agencies, they often times leave athletes with a choice: to leave and join their agent’s new organization, or to stay and find new representation. A decision that can single-handedly change a player’s future. Of course, on-field performance for NFL players is the number one contributor to their future […]

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Excel Sports Management Launches their New Media Arm Called “Excel Media”

In a world that is becoming more and more reliant on electronics and online and virtual communication, Excel Sports Management has decided to branch out and expand on its already enormous company. On May 19th, Excel Sports Management launched their new media division called “Excel Media.” This division will focus on original programming, media talent […]

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Super Agent Rich Paul Starts Marketing Agency “Adopt”, Along With Former Nike Executives

Rich Paul is starting a new company to help generate additional branding and marketing opportunities. Paul is partnering with several Nike alumni, including David Creech, who has worked on branding with athletes such as Michael Jordan, Tiger Woods, and Kobe Bryant. Creech is joined by Nicole Graham, who served as VP of Global Marketing at […]

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Four Recent Patriot Acquisitions Have One Common Theme: Powerhouse Agent Drew Rosenhaus

Monday, March 15th was the beginning of the Legal Tampering Period for the 2021 NFL season and the New England Patriots got off to a blistering start. The Patriots, led by future Hall of Fame Head Coach Bill Belichick, traded for offensive tackle Trent Brown last week, and followed it up with key signings in […]

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AxisStars Partners With OpenSponsorship

AxisStars, a community for professional athletes and entertainers, has recently entered into an exclusive partnership with OpenSponsorship, an athlete influencer marketplace. AxisStars works directly with over 400 sports professionals to help them create a better future. By facilitating partnership and branding deals as well as helping clients extend their businesses and reach, AxisStars helps build […]


SPORTFIVE Launches New Global Golf Strategy, Naming Steve Loy as President

SPORTFIVE recently launched a new global golf strategy that is focused on expanding its business around the world and building on its already strong presence in the United States and Asia. Along with the goal of building upon their current player representation and event management operations, SPORTFIVE is aiming to create more business opportunities with […]


Excel Sports Management Helps Call of Duty League™ Sign Official Sponsor

On February 10th, USAA and Call of Duty League™, the official esports league of Call of Duty®, announced a multi-year deal that will make USAA the League’s Official Insurance Sponsor, the presenting partner of the League’s match day pre-show program and its first-ever Military Appreciation Week. Call of Duty League™ is returning for its second […]

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Excel Sports Management Announces the Excel Fellowship Program

Excel Sports Management has just announced the creation of their new program, the Excel Fellowship Program. This innovative initiative showcases the company’s commitment towards cultivating a more inclusive workplace. The Excel Fellowship Program aims not only to spread awareness about a lack of diversity in the sports industry, but to also be a leader in […]

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Klutch Sports Group Adds Calvin Andrews as a Senior Agent

Calvin Andrews, an NBA Agent who represents Orlando Magic forward Aaron Gordon and Minnesota Timberwolves guard Josh Okogie, has recently joined Klutch Sports Group as a Senior Agent. After graduating from Montana State University with a degree in Business and an emphasis in Marketing, Andrews created a nonprofit organization called Scholar Athletes Inc., whose mission […]