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Four Recent Patriot Acquisitions Have One Common Theme: Powerhouse Agent Drew Rosenhaus

Monday, March 15th was the beginning of the Legal Tampering Period for the 2021 NFL season and the New England Patriots got off to a blistering start. The Patriots, led by future Hall of Fame Head Coach Bill Belichick, traded for offensive tackle Trent Brown last week, and followed it up with key signings in […]

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Tom Brady Signs With WME For Off-Field Endeavors

Tom Brady has signed with William Morris Endeavor talent agency for off-field representation. Brady’s off-field endeavors include TB12, his performance brand that includes his TB12 facility, exercise equipment and his book. TB12 plans to open new facilities in New York, Miami, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, London and Toronto.  WME represents several other prominent athletes including […]

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Malcolm Butler’s Agent, Derek Simpson, Closes 2014 NFL Season On “Super” Note

Just days ago, if I asked you who Malcolm Butler was, chances are, you wouldn’t have been able to give me an answer. Now permanently etched in Super Bowl lore, former Popeye’s employee Malcolm Butler’s story is one for the ages. So, too, is that of Butler’s agent, Derek Simpson, a Huntsville, AL attorney in […]

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Tom Brady: Many Contracts, One Team?

The following is a guest contribution from Benjamin Steinberg, an attorney practicing in the state of New York. He received his B.A. in Political Science from the University of Pennsylvania and his J.D. from the NYU School of Law, where he was the Student Bar Association Social Chair and a member of both the Journal […]

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Another Brick In (Now Out Of) The Wall

The following Op-Ed article is a guest contribution from Jason A. Davis, Esq. All rights reserved. Follow him on Twitter @JasonDavisEsq1. A lot has been said about the whirlwind events surrounding Aaron Hernandez in the recent months. The speculation led to an arrest, disclosure of copious amount of damming evidence, and the immediate distancing and […]

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Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-Up (5/20/2011)

This wrap-up is coming to you live from the Sports Lawyers Association’s Annual Conference in Washington D.C.  I will actually be leaving D.C. tonight to head back to Florida and attend a wedding on Saturday (the conference goes through Saturday).  Who do you think the Cleveland Cavaliers will take with the #1 and #4 overall […]

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The Sports Agent Blog 2011 NFL Mock Draft

2011 NFL Mock Draft Last Updated: April 27th, 2011 My Big Board and Top 5 are both based soley off of my personal assessment of the players.  This Mock Draft is based on several factors;  the team’s draft history/style, management/coaches, team needs, as well as my assessment on the individual player and what I would personally do if […]

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$25,000 UFL Transfer Fee Allows Player To Become A Patriot

Section 3 of the United Football League’s (UFL) Uniform Player Contract states the following: Player acknowledges and agrees that he may only receive a Release pursuant to this subparagraph (b), upon payment of One Hundred Fifty Thousand Dollars ($150,000.00) (the “Release Fee”), to be paid to Management by Player, the NFL, and NFL Club or any […]

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On To The Next One (Kind Of): Randy Moss

As you may recall, at the end of May, Randy Moss fired his agent Tim DiPiero, who had been representing Moss since his entrance into the NFL. Moss made an announcement that he fired his agent because he felt that he was able to handle his own contract negotiations, but wanted an agent that could find […]

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Yale Sports Law Panel

What: Panel – Sports and the Law: Current Issues When: Tuesday, April 13, 2010 (6:10 – 8:00 p.m.) Where: Room 120 of  Yale Law School Cost: Free, but must show a Student ID (from any school) Discussion will include compensation for ex-college athletes and retired athletes; American Needle v. NFL; new media and licensing issues; […]