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Bronny James Signs NIL Deal With Nike

Bronny James, son of Los Angeles Lakers player LeBron James, signed with Nike amongst four other athletes for name, image, and likeness purposes. Bronny told Complex Sports, “For as long as I can remember, Nike has been a part of my family therefore getting a chance to them up with them and continue my family […]

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High School Phenom Mikey Williams Signs With Excel Sports Management

Five-star basketball recruit Mikey Williams has become the first prep basketball star to sign with a major sports representation agency (Excel Sports Management) for guidance in maximizing his name, image, and likeness endorsements and sponsorships. Williams is entering his junior year of high school and is already one of the top prospects of the 2024 […]

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Overtime Announces The Launch of New Basketball League

High School basketball players who have no interest in playing in the NCAA have another alternative. Overtime Elite is a new league backed by the sports media company Overtime.   Overtime promises high school athletes at least $100,000 annually to join their league, according to Kevin Draper of the New York Times. Overtime Elite (OTE) will be a […]

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NBA Prospect Commits to $1 Million New Balance Internship

Darius Bazley is a 6-foot-9 basketball prospect from the suburbs of Cincinnati. A consensus 5-star talent, selected to the Jordan Brand Classic and 2018 McDonald’s All-American, Bazley was committed to being the latest in a line of talented athletes to play for Jim Boeheim at Syracuse University. However, the Orange and the basketball community as […]

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Connor McDavid’s Unique New Contract Extension

Reigning NHL MVP, scoring champion and the NHLPA’s highest honor – the Ted Lindsay Award – Connor McDavid had quite the sophomore season in the NHL. The 20-year-old center for the Edmonton Oilers has proven how valuable he is after just two seasons, so the team signed him to an eight-year, $100 million contract extension. […]

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Power Conferences Allow High School Baseball Players To Hire Agents

According to Liz Mullen of SBJ, the NCAA’s Power Five conferences have passed a rule that will allow high school baseball players who are drafted to hire an agent to represent them in contract negotiations with professional baseball clubs. This would take place before the student athlete enrolls in college and will not affect their […]

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2015 Sports Industry Academy

What: Sports Industry Academy: Summer High School Program When: July 19th through July 26th,  2015 Where: U.C. Santa Barbara Description: The Sports Industry Academy Summer Program hosted at U.C. Santa Barbara is a unique educational program that provides mature high school scholars from across the country with an introduction to the Multi-Billion Dollar Sports Industry. […]

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Basketball Agent Andy Miller’s AAU Involvement Could Attract Attention Of The NBPA

The NCAA has banned four AAU teams [New England Playaz (17U and 16U), Worldwide Renegades (17U, 16U and 15U), Florida Rams (17U and 16U) and SEBL Elite All-stars] from playing in NCAA-certified summer basketball events.  The ban is a result of an NCAA finding that those teams had ties with basketball agent Andy Miller of ASM Sports.  Specifically, […]

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Interview With The Agent: Ryan Totka

This Interview with the Agent’s subject is not the typical contract agent who negotiates contracts with teams on behalf of his athlete clients.  Instead, Ryan Totka of works with many of those contract agents to provide opportunities off the field/court/ice while the athlete is a professional and well into the athlete’s retirement.  Ryan has supported this […]

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2012 College Sport Research Institute (CSRI) Conference Call For Papers

Every year, the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill hosts the College Sport Research Institute (CSRI) Conference.  Its stated mission is to “Provide students, scholars, and college-sport practitioners a public forum to discuss relevant and timely intercollegiate-athletics issues.”  For information regarding panel discussions and attendees from the 2011 CSRI Conference, click here. The 2012 CSRI Conference will […]