Sports Law

Basketball Agent Brad Ames Pleads Not Guilty At Arraignment

On June 13, we reported that Chicago youth basketball coach and agent to professional basketball players, Brad Ames, was charged with four counts of producing child pornography, one count of conspiracy to produce same and one count of knowingly receiving child pornography. Earlier today, Ames had his arraignment before the U.S. Magistrate Judge. Sports Agent […]

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Prominent Basketball Agent Charged With Producing Child Pornography

On Friday, it was revealed that a Chicago youth basketball coach was charged with four counts of producing child pornography, one count of conspiracy to produce same and one count of knowingly receiving child pornography. The individual accused of such heinous crimes is not just a basketball coach, he is a sports agent who represents […]

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On To The Next One: Randal Grichuk

Per MLB Trade Rumors, St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Randal Grichuk has joined Excel Sports Management, where he will be represented by Casey Close. He was previously represented by Priority Sports. The 24-year-old Grichuk is in his second full MLB season after being drafted by the Angels 24th overall in the 2009 draft. Superstar Angels outfielder Mike […]

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2015 NBA Draft Players/Agents & Analysis

Highlights ASM Sports had 8 clients drafted including 4 1st rounders BDA Sports had 7 clients selected including 4 1st rounders and 3 in the top 10 Excel Sports Management had 6 clients drafted including 2 1st rounders CAA Sports had 4 clients drafted including the 1st and 2nd overall picks Priority Sports had 4 […]

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Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (6/5/15)

While the FIFA scandal has been the biggest story in sports over the past week, today has brought a plethora of newsworthy stories. Kyrie Irving has officially been ruled out of the playoffs with a fractured knee cap. While I picked the Warriors to win it all, I am extremely upset that we won’t be […]

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Rick Smith Tabbed As Head Of Coaching Division At Priority Sports

According to a Tweet by Alex Marvez of, Rick Smith has been selecting to head the coaching division of Priority Sports. He replaces Mike Tannenbaum, who is now the Executive Vice President of Football Operations for the Miami Dolphins. Rick Smith is a partner at Priority Sports and is involved in all aspects of […]

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Utah DE/OLB Nate Orchard Chooses Priority Sports And Kenny Zuckerman

Former Utah DE/OLB, Nate Orchard, chooses Priority Sports agent Kenny Zuckerman for his representation in the 2015 NFL Draft, according to SBJ’s Liz Mullen. The 2014 season was one to remember for Orchard as he received the Ted Hendricks Award for the nation’s top defensive end, was named an All American, and won the Morris […]

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Mike Tannenbaum Remains An Agent Even With New Consulting Role

Former New York Jets General Manager, Mike Tannenbaum, joined sports agency Priority Sports as the head of its Coaches, Front Office and Broadcasters Division last summer.  In that role, he recently negotiated Steve Kerr’s new salary with the Golden State Warriors. As of last Friday, Tannenbaum will now try to balance two competing responsibilities, with some arguing […]

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2014 NBA Draft Selections And Analysis (Player/Agent)

Prior coverage of NBA Draft (agent/player) relationships: 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 Keep up with Sports Agent Blog on Twitter | Facebook | RSS Highlights Creative Artists Agency led the way with 6 clients taken in the first round of the NBA Draft. Wasserman Media Group had 2 of the first 3 players drafted along with 3 of the first 6 taken off […]

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Full 2014 NFL Draft Selections And Analysis (Player/Agent)

Prior coverage of NFL Draft (agent/player) relationships: 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 Keep up with Darren Heitner on Twitter, spreadsheet creator Josh Corriveau on Twitter and Sports Agent Blog on Twitter | Facebook | RSS Highlights Sportstars with 25 clients selected – 9.77% (1 in 1st round) – in-depth article on Forbes. Athletes First with […]