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Trainer Take: Time Off To Take Off

First, I want to apologize for the delay in blogs and topics. We had a great NBA Pre-Draft Class here at IMG Academies. Doubling business is good, but I guess I forgot about the double work part. The initial set of blogs brought both praise and backlash from varying fields. “Trainer” can have so many […]

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Shalom, Jeremy Tyler

In the past year, I have had the pleasant opportunity of representing talented basketball players, finding them playing opportunities overseas, negotiating the terms of their contracts, making sure that they get overseas safely, continuing to monitor their progress, and staying in touch with them constantly through Skype.  I love the fact that there is a […]

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Grading The Jennings Experiment

Being fully aware that it is still too early to deem Brandon Jennings‘ year overseas as a complete success, at this point in the season, he certainly is off to a promising start. Just a few days after an impressive 32 point, 9 assist performance against Chauncey Billups and the Nuggets, Brandon Jennings dropped an insane stat line. 55 […]

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Jeremy Tyler Already Has His Doubters

You have heard of Brandon Jennings.  He had problems attaining the requisite scores to go to a D1 school and decided to play his first year out of high school overseas.  His struggles were documented, but he was still a lottery pick of the Milwaukee Bucks.  There were many doubters.  He has shut them up […]

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NCAA Dez It Again

On display this past weekend were some fantastic World Series baseball games, intense NFL matchups, and it was topped off on Saturday by college football games like UF vs. UGA and USC vs. Oregon.  And then there was #3 Texas blowing out #14 Oklahoma State in Stillwater, Oklahoma.  All the usuals played…Colt McCoy, Jordan Shipley, […]

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Become A Professional And Retain Student-Athlete Eligibility

A few days ago, I received an email from Anastasios “Tassos” Kaburakis, Ph.D., Attorney at Law and Assistant Professor of Sport Law and Sport Management/Director of Sport Management Graduate Program at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville.  He wanted to share the announcement of NCAA Division I Proposal 2009-22.  The expectation is that the proposal will pass […]

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2009 NBA Draft: Breaking Down The First Round

After 60 picks and 100,000 trades, we now know who was selected in the 2009 NBA Draft and what teams they may be playing for in 2009.  I will let the other web sites debate over what teams were the winners and losers.  Here, our main concern is sorting out the agencies that were popping […]

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“It’s the Best Decision I’ve Made So Far”

In a report on HBO’s Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel, Star Point Guard Brandon Jennings acknowledges that his year overseas hasn’t gone quite as he had planned. But he continues to insist that he’s happy with the decisions and choices he has made. When Gumbel asked Jennings whether he was glad he decided to play in […]

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Under Armour, Brandon Jennings, and the Next Epic Shoe Deal

In every generation, one athlete makes a bold move, laces up a new pair of shoes never seen before, and does something that turns the footwear industry on its head.  In 1936, Adi Dassler came to the Berlin Games with a suitcase of track spikes and persuaded Jesse Owens to give them a try.  When […]

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When In Rome, Do As Brandon Jennings Does

After reading many articles including ESPN The Magazine’s Chris Broussard’s on Brandon Jennings‘ progress in Rome, along with checking out Jennings’ blog, When In Rome, you can certainly see why Jennings will be a lottery pick in 2009.  He has clearly matured as a player already and will only get better until he makes him […]