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2012 Bloomberg Sports Business Summit Will Look At The Money Behind The Game

What: Bloomberg Sports Business Summit When: September 6, 2012 Where: Bryant Park Grill (25 West 40th Street, New York) On behalf of Bloomberg, Sports Agent Blog is pleased to share an invitation for you to attend the Bloomberg Sports Business Summit on September 6, 2012 in New York at a special discounted rate. The Bloomberg Sports Business […]

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The Kovalchuk Deal and the CBA Redux

If you haven’t been following the trials and tribulations of the Ilya Kovalchuk saga over the last few months, you either aren’t a sports fan or you are still wrapped up in the Lebron James to Miami Heat ordeal.  In case you had other news on your mind, here is a recap of the events […]

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Why the NHL Should Continue to Participate in the Olympics

The 2010 Winter Olympics are in full swing in Vancouver right now with thousands of athletes proudly donning the colors of their countries.  However, one group of athletes that want to participate might not even have the opportunity to try out for the 2014 Olympics in Sochi, Russia. With the NHL Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) […]

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The Cost of Representing Your Country

Olympic training camps recently began for many hockey-playing nations. However, the chatter surrounding these camps kicked into high-gear a few weeks ago, via Twitter no less. Allan Walsh, a player agent who represents Martin Havlat among others, reported through his account that any player who was injured while participating in an Olympic training camp would […]

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The Decade Deal: What It Means for the NHL

Just prior to the start of the 2009 Stanley Cup Playoffs, Johan Franzen signed an 11 year, $43 million contract with the Detroit Red Wings. Franzen’s new contract was the latest in a series of extremely long-term contracts that have been signed by a number of National Hockey League players in the past 18 months. […]