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NFL Draft Day 1 Notes – CAA In The Money

CAA clients Matthew Stafford, Jason Smith, Darrius Heyward-Bey, Knowshon Moreno, Brian Orakpo, Malcolm Jenkins, Brian Cushing, Josh Freeman, and Jeremy Maclin were selected in the first round.  CAA’s nine first round selections beat their 2008 record of six clients picked up in the first-round.  Most impressive about the nine CAA draft picks this year is […]

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CAA Is Going To Kill The NFL Draft

Last year, I broke down how the first round of the NFL Draft went down.  CAA led the pack with 6 clients selected in the first round.  CAA was followed by Maximum Sports (5), and Octagon, BEST, FAME, and ProFiles Sports (all with 2 clients selected).  Having 6 first rounders would be cause for celebration […]

College Basketball Players Sports Agents

Bill Neff Reveals Plans For Flynn and Devendorf

Bill Neff is a basketball agent at Saga Sports.  His NBA clients include Jason Hart, Demetris Nichols, Mike Taylor, Kevin Ollie, and Mike Wilks.  He also has some overseas clients, including former Syracuse Orangeman, Gerry McNamara.  Apparently, Neff wants to give back to Syracuse by contributing some quotes to one of its local TV stations. […]

Friday Wrap-Up

Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-Up (4/4/09)

Andrew Johnson absolutely killed it at his workout with the Indianapolis Colts and New Orleans Saints on hand.  Dynasty is two-years-old today.  Happy birthday to us.  Become a fan of Dynasty on Facebook.  Looking like we will have at least one client start in AA this year and a few at High A.  Austin’s busy […]

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Darius Heyward-Bey Could Be One Of Nine CAA Clients Taken In The First Round

Creative Artists Agency (CAA) seems to be doing a good job marketing one of the nine CAA clients that Brandon Thorn predicts will be selected in the first round of this year’s NFL Draft.  Darius Heyward-Bey was one of the stars of the NFL Combine and has seen his draft stock rise ever since.  The […]

Sports Law

Leon Rose Speaking At Syracuse Law

The Syracuse University College of Law Entertainment & Sports Law Society is proud to host famed sports agent, Leon Rose on April 7th at 11:45 a.m. in Room 175 of the School of Law.  Rose is a New Jersey based attorney and represents a number of prominent NBA players including Allen Iverson and LeBron James.  […]

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UB School of Law Sports Institute

Calling all undergraduates and others interested in Sports Law and earning a Juris Doctor.  The University of Baltimore School of Law has decided to create a new institute specifically focused on law and sports. At Thursday’s Rookie To Retirement sports law symposium, the school’s Dean, Phillip Closius, made the announcement as many great agents, faculty and […]

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Brandon Thorn’s 2009 NFL Mock Draft

Last updated: April 24, 2009 (Also check out Thorn’s Big Board) Round 1 1. Detroit – QB Matthew Stafford ~ Georgia = If the Lions feel that Stafford is the best player in the draft then they need to do everything they can to get a deal done and draft the kid. I’ve said it […]

Friday Wrap-Up

Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-Up (2/6/09)

Baseball Worth $18.35 million per year? [Selig’s pay climbs past $18 million]. Hopefully the $36 million will serve as an incentive to hit the strike zone more often [Sources: Perez to return to Mets]. Versatile, powerful, fairly inexpensive…will he put up another .285 BA? [Reports: Orioles snag versatile infielder] No one wants to sign you? […]

Sports Business

CAA Goes All “Strategery”

Why not just call CAA’s sport division, IMG?  It seems like besides representing a few notable individual-sport athletes like Tiger Woods, most former IMG team-sport clients and their agents have moved from cold Cleveland to sunny California and joined the ranks of the always growing Creative Artists Agency.  CAA’s latest IMG pick-up is Bob Kain, […]