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Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-Up (2/24/2011)

This happened yesterday.  What a weight off my shoulders, and honestly, I think it is a great victory for many “bloggers” who are threatened with legal action based on the content of their posts.  Looking forward to the Nova Southeastern University Sports & Entertainment Law Symposium this Sunday.  If you are in South Florida, come […]

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Jim Steiner Retires After 35 Years As A Sports Agent

Last week, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported that longtime football agent Jim Steiner retired from being a sports agent.  Steiner had amassed a total of thirty-five years representing mostly football players, but also dabbled in the representation of baseball and basketball players early in his career.  He had somewhere between 300 and 500 clients throughout […]

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Heisman Finalist Trent Richardson Signs With Jimmy Sexton (CAA)

Since leaving SportsTrust Advisors to join Tom Condon and Ben Dogra at Creative Artists Agency (CAA), Jimmy Sexton has been busy building his football player client list.  For many years, Sexton was widely known for representing many of the best coaches in college and professional football.  While that statement still holds true today, it would be hard to dispute […]

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Memphis Defensive Tackle Dontari Poe Signs With Jimmy Sexton

Dontari Poe was viewed as the shining star on an under-performing University of Memphis football team.  The squad went 2-10 (1-7 in conference play) this past season, fired its head coach (Larry Porter) after only two seasons leading the team, and hired Justin Fuente to fill the void left by Porter’s firing.  Understandably, the talented Poe wanted to […]

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Report: Jimmy Sexton Leaves SportsTrust Advisors To Join CAA

Late last night, Neil Stratton of broke a story that certainly kept me awake for a while.  The headline alone, which reads, “A super-agency goes supernova and in its place arises an even bigger agency,” made me anxious to click on the link and consume Stratton’s content.  I was not disappointed with the result. […]

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On To The Next One: Andrew Whitworth

A couple of days ago, Cincinnati Bengals website editor Geoff Hobson wrote, [Andrew] Whitworth has recently signed estimable veteran agent Pat Dye, now a partner with the powerhouse firm of Jimmy Sexton. The name of that firm is SportsTrust Advisors, which was created by the merger of Sexton’s Athletic Resource Management and Dye’s ProFiles Sports.  In […]

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On To The Next One: Stephen Bowen

Stephen Bowen is a 6’5, 306lbs defensive end for the Dallas Cowboys. While the five year veteran has spent all his time in the NFL in Dallas, he spent the rest of his life in New York. Bowen went to high school in Dix Hills, NY before playing football at Hofstra University. Bowen did not […]

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2011 NFL Draft Round 1 Picks (Player/Agent)

Round 1 1. Carolina (2-14) – QB Cam Newton ~ Auburn – Agent: Bus Cook, Tony Paige, Chitta Mallik (B.C. Sports/Perennial Sports) 2. Denver (4-12) – LB Von Miller ~ Texas A&M – Agent: Athletes First 3. Buffalo (4-12) – DT Marcell Dareus ~ Alabama – Agent: Todd France 4. Cincinnati (4-12) – WR A.J. Green ~ Georgia – Agent: Creative Artists Agency 5. Arizona (5-11) – CB Patrick Peterson ~ LSU – Agent: Patrick Lawlor (Galaxy Sports) […]

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Looking Back To Jimmy Sexton’s Interview At The Senior Bowl

A few weeks ago, Rachel Baribeau of the Tuscaloosa News had a long conversation with Jimmy Sexton of newly formed SportsTrust Advisors.  Baribeau got a hold of Sexton at the Senior Bowl in Mobile, Alabama.  I strongly consider you to read the interview in its entirety.  The Q&A that interests me the most is the […]

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University of Southern California’s Agent Summit

Last Tuesday, the University of Southern California hosted an “Agent Awareness, Education and Eligibility Summit.”  The following officials were in attendance: Jimmy Sexton – Co-Founder, SportsTrust Advisors Tom Condon – Football Agent, CAA Rick Smith – Agent, Priority Sports Mark Levin – Director of Salary Cap and Agent Administration, NFLPA Ray Anderson – VP of […]