Social Networking Sports Business

The Players’ Impact: Empowering Athletes Beyond Their Playing Days

The Player’s Impact (TPI) was founded with a specific purpose in mind: empower athletes, current and former, through a hub for business-minded pro athletes seeking to achieve business success, preserve and build wealth, and leave a legacy beyond their sports careers. Led by Tracy Deforge and a team of accomplished advisors, TPI has built a […]

Headline Sports Agents Sports Business

Most Marketable…Agency?

Earlier this week SportsPro released its list of the World’s Top 50 Most Marketable Athletes. The list was created based on an athlete’s marketability over the next three years, using parameters including age, value for money and crossover appeal. Brazilian soccer player Neymar topped the list. It’s not only the athletes who can lay claim […]

Corporate Sponsors Endorsements Headline

1991 To Now – What’s Changed?

Forbes Magazine posted an excellent article last week highlighting the difference between the highest paid athletes of 1991 and today. To say the make up of the list has changed would be an understatement. The number 1 highest paid athlete in 1991 was a Boxer, Evander Holyfield, making $60 million. In fact, in 2nd place […]

Colleges Headline Recruiting Sports Agents Sports Law

University of Southern California Sends Athletes And Agents Memo To Students And Faculty

The following could be titled the Teague Egan (student-agent) provision: I see absolutely nothing wrong with the policy itself, and I would assume that we will see many more universities follow Southern California’s role in developing literature that puts athletes and agents at notice regarding disciplinary action as a result of violations of university policy.

Headline Product Reviews

INTRODUCING: The Sports Agent Directory

The Sports Agent Directory is the most comprehensive sports agent directory in the world.  Sure, we provide links to various agency websites in our Sports Agencies feature, but the Sports Agency Directory, which is offered by Sports Agent 411, LLC provides everything you could possibly need in terms of information regarding athletes and their agents. […]

Headline Hockey Social Networking Sports Agents

Athletes And Agents Need To Learn How To Properly Use Twitter

There has been a lot of discussion this week regarding the Kansas City Chiefs releasing their once-upon-a-time star running back, Larry Johnson.  Did they release Johnson because he has not done anything special for the team in quite some time?  Probably.  But did his recent Twitter outburst have anything at all to do with it?  […]

Headline Social Networking Sports Business

Managing An Athlete’s Online Brand: A 5-Step Getting Started Guide For Agents

This is a guest contribution courtesy of Jorge Monasterio the founder of, on online branding management tool for sports and entertainment agents and attorneys. Avantla keeps up with the ever changing social media sites and trends. They also help find and acquire domains, trademarks and other online assets. You’ve landed a talented athlete as […]

Headline Recruiting Sports Agents

Aroldis Chapman’s Agency Up To Shady Business?

For the past 48 hours, I have been debating whether or not I should actually make this post.  Then, after talking to a few people, they woke me up and made me realize that I actually had absolutely no choice.  If I did not write this post, I would be going against what this site […]

Friday Wrap-Up

Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-Up (7/17/09)

I am done with Summer law school finals.  Business Orgs and Analysis & Drafting of Intellectual Property are out of the way…although I really enjoyed taking and learning the material for both classes.  I cannot believe that in one-year from now, I will be done with law school and studying for the Bar Exam.  I […]