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Gary Wichard Of Pro Tect Management Has Passed Away

Gary Wichard, the former NFLPA Certified Contract Advisor at the top of successful football agency Pro Tect Management (which he founded in 1980) has passed away.  Multiple sources including a member of Pro Tect Management has confirmed the agent’s passing. Wichard had represented some of the best in professional football.  At one point in time, Jason Taylor, […]

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Book Review: Bigger Than The Game

I promised two book reviews last week, but I only delivered on one.  The other book that I planned on reviewing is titled, Bigger than the Game – Bo, Boz, the Punky QB, and How the ’80s Created the Modern Athlete. It was a much longer read than Sports Junkies Rejoice, but it was also […]

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Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-Up (10/22/2010)

I am up in Jupiter, FL for the the next two days meeting with some of the best high school baseball players on this continent.  Every year, scouts, agents, coaches, etc. come to Jupiter to attend the World Wood Bat Association fall championship.  Heavy dose of football in today’s Friday Wrap-Up, but with all the […]

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The UNC Football Scandal

Yesterday’s Joe Schad broke a story that the NCAA is investigating the University of North Carolina football program regarding possible rules violations surrounding gifts/benefits received by players from sports agents. As I discuss in my paper, Duties of Sports Agents to Athletes and Statutory Regulations Thereof, SPARTA (the Sports Agent Responsibility and Trust Act) binds […]

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Breaking Down The 2010 NFL Draft Pick/Agent Master List

Now that we have this awesome, free resource that displays agent information for almost every player selected in the 2010 NFL Draft (click here if you haven’t seen it yet, or click the link at the top right of any page on, what should we do with it?  First, it is a great repository […]

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Gary Wichard Dealing With Draft Week And Pending Lawsuit

Earlier today, Liz Mullen of SportsBusiness Daily, reported that Gary Wichard and his company, Pro Tect Management, are being sued by his former client, Brian Bosworth.  Bosworth is claiming that Wichard caused him to lose over $2 million based on referring Bosworth to a financial advisor (Judd Rothman of Rothman & Rothman in Patchogue, NY) who Wichard knew […]