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Basketball Agency That Once Rep’d LeBron James Sued By Its Former Employee

An National Basketball Players Association certified Player Agent has sued veteran sports agency Goodwin Associates Management Enterprises (commonly referred to as Goodwin Sports) for breaching their severance agreement and allegedly inflicting emotional distress. Player Agent Muhammad Abdur-Rahim filed the Complaint in California state court, seeking $570,000 as well as exemplary and punitive damages. Atlanta-based Abdur-Rahim, […]

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Ranking Potential Starting Lineups of Top NBA Agents

Sure, everyone knows how much money in contracts agents have negotiated, but they don’t know how adept agents are at finding talent. Sports Agent Blog ranks the top eight agents based not on lump contracts sums negotiated, but on the pure talent they represent. After parsing through all the players represented by each agent, we […]

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Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-Up (4/12/2012)

I had a fantastic time sitting on the “Athletes, Artists, Celebrities” panel at Johnson & Wales University this week.  It was one of the best turnouts I have ever seen for a sports and entertainment event and it was very well run.  Tomorrow, I will venture to Marlins Park to sit on another panel (“Protecting […]

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Top 10 Sports Agents to Follow on Twitter

At this stage in the social media “game,” casual and passionate Twitter users know how to find their favorite athletes on the Twittersphere. In fact, Twitter has become infamous as a place where athletes, to their benefit and detriment, share their innermost thoughts. Many athletes have extended their brand recognition by being active on twitter […]