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Advertising to Cardboard: COVID’s Impact on Sponsorship Agreements in Sports

According to Statista, the revenue of the North American sports sponsorship market was estimated at approximately 17.17 billion U.S. dollars in 2018 and is expected to grow to over 20 billion U.S. dollars by 2022. One may be rightfully skeptical of that anticipated increase amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Without triggering PTSD, let’s rewind to March […]

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2019 PGA Tour Rookie of the Year Sungjae Im Signs with Lagardère Sports

Sungjae Im has signed with Lagardère Sports for global management and marketing representation after his remarkable debut campaign that ended with the 2019 Rookie of the Year honor. The Jeju, South Korea native is currently the 34th ranked player in the world at just 21 years of age. He will receive direct representation from Lagardère […]

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Wasserman Media Group Signs Golfer, Negotiates Apparel Deals

Former Second Team All-America and First Team All-Pac-12 golfer Jonathan Garrick has signed with Wasserman Media Group and will be represented by agent Chris Armstrong. The former UCLA Bruin golfer also signed an apparel deal with TaylorMade Adidas Golf. According to Garrick’s bio on the PGA Tour website, he turned pro in 2016 and has earned just […]

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New PGA Tour Pro Brian Campbell Signs With 1 Degree Management

Yesterday, Brian Campbell signed with 1 Degree Sports Management. Campbell, the 22-year-old from Irvine, California, scored as the low amateur at this year’s U.S. Open at Chambers Bay and was also given the nod for the 2014 Big Ten Player of the Year while leading Illinois to the NCAA semifinal as a senior. Campbell finished his […]

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Tailwind Sports and Entertainment Hires Peter Webb

It is with great pleasure that I get to announce that my friend Peter Webb has officially accepted a new job with Tailwind Sports and Entertainment.  He will will join Tailwind as Co-Head of the company’s Sports and Entertainment Division. Tailwind is a full-service sports and entertainment consulting firm that is based in Scottsdale with […]

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Barron Strikes Back

On November 2nd, Nationwide Tour pro, Doug Barron, became the first player to fail the PGA Tour’s new drug policy and was issued a one-year suspension for his violation. In response, Barron filed a civil lawsuit this last Thursday against the PGA Tour, seeking monetary damages and a temporary restraining order against the Tour which, […]

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Moore For Me

PGA Tour pro Ryan Moore has made headlines this last week for finally signing an endorsement deal with Scratch Golf.  What’s the big deal? For those of you who don’t know, Moore has been known on the PGA Tour this past year as the “logo-less” guy and not because he wasn’t offered endorsement deals, but […]

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A Year And A Day Behind Bars For Andrew Moss

Andrew Moss was supposed to be sentenced on June 13.  A little over four months later, he has received his punishment, which is much less than the maximum of 20 years in prison and a $250,000 fine.  Instead, he received a one-year-and-one-day sentence and must pay $40,000 to the man who originally wanted to sponsor […]

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Andrew Moss, Criminal Minded

Sports agent Andrew Moss, CEO of the Hawaii based Onyx Sports Group Inc., pleaded guilty on Wednesday after being charged with defrauding a sponsor for $61,000 in June 2008.  The criminal act stems from a deal he had made for his golf client Scott Yancy III.  Yancy had a moment in the spotlight when he […]

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IMG, Octagon tied to Stanford Financial scandal

Did IMG and Octagon have a quid pro quo relationship with Stanford Financial Group, the latest house of financiers-cum-crooks (sadly, the line has become a bit blurred of late) that is under investigation by the FBI and that was charged this week by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in connection with an alleged $8bn […]