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CAA Sports Acquires Inside Sports & Entertainment Group

Creative Artists Agency (CAA) Sports recently added Inside Sports & Entertainment Group (ISEG) to increase its marketing and hospitality services. CAA Sports is an industry leader among sports agencies, negotiating more than $5.3 billion worth of player contracts. It has also negotiated over $1 billion dollars in sponsorship transactions over the past 15 months. CAA’s […]

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Wasserman Media Group Expands Its Global Reach, Opening A New Office In Dubai

Wasserman Media Group announced that it will open an office in Dubai that will solely focus on corporate consulting and event management in golf. David Collins, who joined Wasserman last week, will serve as the Senior Vice President of the Dubai office. Collins has extensive experience in the golf industry. He was involved with the […]

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Oregon Law To Discuss Arbitration, Representation Of Athletes And More

What: 2014 Sports and Entertainment Law Forum – Bringing sports, entertainment, and business law together When: Friday, February 28, 2014 from 11:00AM-4:00PM Where: University of Oregon, Moda Center Speakers Kevin Kiely, Cable Huston Ken Landphere, Octagon Football Maureen Weston, Professor of Law, Pepperdine University School of Law Rhett Barney, Lee & Hayes Guy Blake, Davis, Shapiro […]

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Doug Hendrickson And CJ LaBoy Join Relativity Sports’ Football Division

Relativity Sports has increased its status as one of the elite agencies in sports, adding veterans Doug Hendrickson and CJ LaBoy to its football division. Both Hendrickson and LaBoy “are well-respected agents among players, general managers and owners,” said Eugene Parker, Partner and Contract Advisor at Relativity Sports. They are both leaving Octagon to join […]

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Sports 1 Marketing And Partner To Launch Sports Internship Microsite

Sports 1 Marketing (S1M) has announced its newest partnership with S1M’s CEO David Meltzer explained that the collaboration is a simple concept, “recognize[ing] that interning and career training are a crucial element for success in the sports industry.” The partnership makes a lot of sense. S1M has over 35 years of experience working with […]

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Ryan Dempster’s Decision Reflects A Respected MLB Career

On Sunday, Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Ryan Dempster walked away from the game of baseball for physical reasons and based on his desire to spend more time with his kids. Although Dempster still could pitch, he didn’t believe that he was capable of producing at a level he was accustomed to during his 16-year […]

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Beyond The NFL Combine: A Focus On Player Preparation And Training

Over the past 10 years a premium has been placed on prospective NFL players’ combine performance. The NFL invited 334 players this year to workout at the 2014 NFL Combine, while only 224 players will actually be drafted. Players and the media place a strong emphasis on a player’s draft position, although many undrafted players […]

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Interview With The Agent: Paul Greene

The following interview with Paul Greene, Sports Lawyer with Global Sports Advocates, LLC, was conducted by University of Florida Levin College of Law student and aspiring sports law attorney Josh Corriveau. Connect with Paul Greene on his firm’s website and Twitter. Paul Greene is a graduate of the University of Maine School of Law and […]

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Landmark Sports Agency Signs International Basketball Star Dante Exum

Over the past decade, the NBA has positioned itself as an international brand and it has been extremely successful as NBA fans span the world. This season the NBA has a record 92 international players from 39 countries. That number is likely to grow with international sensation Dante Exum formally declaring for the 2014 NBA […]

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Northwestern’s State Of The Collegiate Union Address

On Tuesday, before President Obama’s State of the Union Address took over American television sets, news of another potential NCAA lawsuit bombarded viewers’ television screens. Most news stories involved Northwestern University’s starting quarterback and co-captain, Kain Colter, who aired his frustrations with the NCAA. Colter exclaimed, “[t]he system resembles a dictatorship where the NCAA mandates […]