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Six Questions With Adam Bakow, CFLPA Certified Agent/Associate General Counsel Of All Pro Sports & Entertainment

Adam Bakow graduated from Eckerd College with a B.A. in Communication and with a concentration in Sports and Entertainment.  He is admitted to practice law in the state of Colorado.  Currently, Adam is a CFLPA Certified Agent/Associate General Counsel with Colorado-based All Pro Sports & Entertainment.  He has extensive background in the industry, including seven-plus years […]

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Football Agents C. Lamont Smith, Peter Schaffer, and JR Rickert Embroiled in Legal Dispute

I had a new article published in Forbes yesterday concerning the pending legal battle that has All Pro Sports & Entertainment Inc. and its founder C. Lamont Smith on one side and Peter Schaffer, JR Rickert, and their new company Authentic Athletix on the other side. [Link: Forbes – Legal Battle Between Denver-based Sports Agents Includes Big Commissions and […]

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Peter Schaffer Behind New Sports Agency Authentic Athletix

NFL agent Peter Schaffer was recently the subject of a Rick Reilly article on  In that article, Reilly provided a detailed account of Schaffer’s day after the NFL Lockout had ended.  From his home in Denver, Colorado, Schaffer conversed with many of his clients, who include Adam “Pacman” Jones, Derrick Mason, Russell Okung, Gerald Hayes, […]

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Robert Quinn Is One Of Many UNC Drafted Players To Change Agents

As I reported earlier today, Robert Quinn’s former agent Carl Carey, Jr. is suing Quinn, Quinn’s Business Manager, Impact Sports Football, LLC, and two of Impact Sports’ agents based on what I deem to be only two counts worth litigating – 1) tortious interference with contract and conspiracy; and 2) breach of contract.  But the Robert Quinn drama […]

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On To The Next One: Ryan Torain

The 6’1, 212 lbs. running back from Arizona State named Ryan Torain is one of those players who was not necessarily expected to be a starter at any point of his professional career.  He was drafted in the 5th round of the 2008 NFL Draft (#148 overall) by the Denver Broncos, and surprisingly had a chance […]