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Dan Lozano’s Empire Expands With Addition Of Alex Rodriguez

Alex Rodriguez has been around the block when it comes to representation.  In 2007, he dropped Scott Boras (only concerning marketing) in favor of Madonna’s agent, Guy Oseary.  Then, in 2008, Rodriguez hired William Morris Agency (WMA) for marketing purposes.  In 2010, Rodriguez dropped all ties to Boras, terminating his relationship with Boras Corp. with […]

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Alex Rodriguez Goes With Gaylord For Marketing

In 2010, Alex Rodriguez fired Scott Boras.  Boras had been Rodriguez’s MLBPA certified agent; his responsibility was to help Rodriguez choose the teams he would play for and negotiate the terms of his contracts with MLB teams.  However, Rodriguez has always had many other “agents” helping him out off of the field. In 2007, Rodriguez […]

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Q&A With Sports Attorney Jay Reisinger

A couple of weeks ago, everyone was wondering the following: 1) Did Alex Rodriguez really fire Scott Boras as his agent, and 2) Did A-Rod then hire Jay Reisinger to take over as his new agent of record? Papers reported that A-Rod has in fact left Boras, but he has not hired Reisinger to take […]

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Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-Up (9/3/2010)

Between signing new clients, continuing to get settled in my new apartment in Ft. Lauderdale, providing new (hopefully quality) posts to this website, promoting the hell out of my guys (Clint Robinson up for Triple Crown winner in the Texas League!), doing some Trademark & Family Law work, and much more – this has been […]

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Albert Pujols: Cash Flow Under-Achiever

In many’s eyes, Albert Pujols is the best baseball player around and quite frankly, his numbers support that claim.  Pujols’ career statistics are superior  than many of the other players that hold down spots on the highest-paid list in the MLB; names such as Alex Rodriguez, Mark Teixeira, Manny Ramirez, Derek Jeter and Carlos Beltran. […]

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Social Media Use Risks Come with Benefits

Shaquille O’Neal is a great promoter. And in this day and age, is it incredibly easy to make one’s self visible through the use of social media. Sometimes, though, there are pitfalls (in addition to the downsides of releasing contract terms) of using these outlets. Such is the case of O’Neal, for one, who has […]

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“This is the Business We Chose”

If you’re not a Godfather fan like myself, you may not have caught the Hyman Roth quote, but these words are easily applicable to the sports industry.  Whether you like it or not – and if you’re an avid reader of this site I’m guessing you like it – the business of sports is almost […]

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A-Rod’s Own Poor Decisions Hurt Image

On the field, the undoubtedly gifted Alex Rodriguez makes it look easy, but off the field it’s a whole different story.

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Public Forum: Representing Athletes in Sponsorship & Endorsement Deals

What: New York County Lawyers’ Association Public Forum: Representing Athletes in Sponsorship & Endorsement Deals. Where: 14 Vesey Street, New York, NY.  See map. When: Wednesday, March 11, 2009 – 6:30 p.m Subject: A forum on the representation of athletes in individualized (as opposed to team) sports in negotiations and maintenance of endorsement and sponsorship […]

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Tejada They Come, Tejada They Fall

After A-Rod’s memorable apology and admission of using steroids and performance enhancing drugs from 2001-2003, many comments and allegations, both positive and negative, have been thrown around. Alex Rodriguez was another big name star on the list of admitted steroid users during baseball’s “asterisks era.” Although Alex did tarnish his reputation by acknowledging his use […]