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Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-Up (7/2/2010)

Friday really crept up on me!  I had no idea it was Friday until a couple of hours ago and then realized that I needed to churn out the weekly Friday Wrap-Up.  With so much going on in my personal, professional, and scholastic lives, I guess my forgetfulness is somewhat justified.  Anyway, big time congratulations […]

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State Of The Sports Agent Industry

It was not all that long ago that IMG was known for its Client Management division, which included many talented athletes not named Tiger Woods.  Jonathan Blue was focused on investing in non-sports businesses and Creative Artists Agency (CAA) was known as one of the best Entertainment agencies in the world.  Today, IMG only manages […]

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On To The Next One: Shawne Merriman & Vince Young

We always hear about NFL players firing their agents for guys like Drew Rosenhaus and Tom Condon, but it is rarely reported when big name agents lose a client.  The main reason for that, though, is that it is a rare occurrence that RSR or CAA has a football client leave them for a rival […]

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The 2010 NFL Draft Pick/Agent Selection Master List

After three days of draft picks, all seven rounds of the 2010 NFL Draft are complete.  Below, you will find the name of each player drafted, the player’s listed position, the team that drafted him, and his current representation.  Players that we don’t have representation information for have a “N/A” designation. ROUND 1 1. Sam […]

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Advocating Improved Agent Ethical Standards

This past weekend, I secluded myself during the days and got to reading quite a few law review articles that I had put to the side to read for some time now.  One of them was Stacey B. Evans’, Sports agents: ethical representatives or overly aggressive adversaries?, which  was published this year in the Villanova Sports […]

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David Dunn Of Athletes First Speaks To SBR

Yesterday, I reported that Athletes First led the pack of agencies in terms of number of clients drafted this year with a total of 16 players taken in the 2 days of the NFL Draft.  Its President/CEO is David Dunn, who I have discussed on the blog a long time ago and recently had the […]

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Interview With The Agent: Leigh Steinberg

This is not your standard Interview With The Agent post. On April 15, 2008, I got an interesting email from a name I had never seen before. It included an offer for a one-on-one interview with Leigh Steinberg…yes, THE LEIGH STEINBERG. Usually, we go out looking for top agents to spend a few minutes answering […]