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2015 Sport Business Hot Topics & Emerging Trends (Agents’ Perspective)’s very own Mark Burns recently wrote an article for Forbes asking 85+ sport business professionals 2 questions: 1) What are the trends and hot-button topics to follow in the sports business industry in 2015? 2) How will the different niches within sport — digital, technology, agency, traditional media, sponsorship, athletics and others — change […]

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James Grant Group Acquired By European Investment Firm

Earlier this week, SportsBusiness Journal announced that U.K.-based James Grant Group was acquired by Metric Capital Partners, an international investment firm.  James Grant will retain 50 percent ownership of the agency, which represents clients across sports, entertainment, music, television and literary. “I think it’s a unique opportunity for any group to break into the U.S. […]

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Six Questions With Lyle Yorks, Group Director/FIFA Sports Agent At James Grant Sports

The following “Six Questions” short interview is with Lyle Yorks, Group Director/FIFA sports agent, with James Grant Sports. Connect with Lyle on Twitter. 1) When did you realize you wanted to work in sports, and more specifically, in the sports agency industry? Everything in my life led up to what I do now for a […]