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Inaugural Leigh Steinberg Sports Agent Academy Was A Success

Show me the Money! Aspiring sports agents around the world have all referenced the film “Jerry Maguire” at least once in their lifetime. This past weekend about 25 young professionals got the opportunity to take part in the inaugural Steinberg Sports and Entertainment “The Leigh Steinberg Sports Agent Academy” in Newport Beach, California; Leigh Steinberg […]

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Book Review: The Agent By Leigh Steinberg

The following article is a guest contribution from Alan Wilmot, a law clerk at Wolfe Law Miami and 2L at the University of Miami School of Law. Leigh Steinberg’s “The Agent: My 40-Year Career Making Deals and Changing the Game” is much more than a book about being a sports agent; it is a book about […]

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Aspire To Become A Sports Agent? First Learn About The “Miserable Components”

Every day I get at least one email from someone who desires to become a sports agent.  It never fails.  For instance, yesterday I received the following communication: Hello, my name is [name redacted] and I am a sophomore at [school redacted].  I am a Sports Administration major with a concentration in Sports Commerce.  I […]

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Aiming For The Top! – Episode 1: From Humble Beginnings

This is an in depth weekly series that chronicles the quest of a boutique hockey agency, VSM Hockey, to reach the top of the NHL hockey agent world. Its story is narrated by its president and founder, Nikolaï Ray. Hello everyone! Welcome to the world of VSM Hockey. We are entering our 3rd year of […]

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On To The Next One: Zach Britton

I am a month late on reporting Zach Britton’s switch from Hendricks Sports to Boras Corp. What is most interesting is what the Baltimore Orioles 2010 Minor League Pitcher of the Year said about his former representation: “I was with Hendricks Sports and dealt with Matt Laird.  He was great but I never really had […]

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Want to Go Out on Your Own?…Then Start From Scratch

The MLB Player’s Association has traditionally been more lax when it comes to agent regulation. While the NBA and NFL players’ associations require potential agents to have a college degree and a graduate degree, respectively, and have a formal registration process, those wishing to represent baseball players must only contact the league about certification after […]

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It Keeps Coming Back To Education

I represent athletes, but first and foremost, I consider myself an Educator.  They really run hand-in-hand, though.  I make sure to provide all of my clients up-to-date, relevant information that will help them succeed in life.  I do the same for athletes who are not yet my clients, but whom I may be advising before […]


A Newcomer’s Perspective Part I: How to Break Into the Industry – And Know It’s Not For Me

As many of you may or may not know, I am currently interning for Dynasty Athlete Representation, LLC, under someone who I consider to be a great role model and most importantly a friend – Darren Heitner. Ever since I realized I would not be the ‘shining star’ on the court as I always wanted […]

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Rookie Duties: An Introduction

Welcome to a new column titled, Rookie Duties.  In this column, Scott Deady will give you a glimpse into the day-to-day life of an agent breaking into the industry. Today there are almost 7 billion people in the world. When I was a kid, there were 5 billion.  It’s hard to keep up. In Windsor, […]

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The Rams Need To Show Kennard The Money

I imagine that sports agent, Kennard McGuire, gets his fair share of people calling him Jerry Maguire.  Not only are their last names almost identical, but both the real agent and the fictional one represent football players.  Jerry struggled to maintain one demanding client, Kennard just had three make the 2009 Pro Bowl.  His latest […]