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Former Agent Sam Porter Named To Leaders Under 40 Awards Class Of 2017

The Leaders and Aspire Academy recently announced the Class of 2017 for the third annual Leaders Under 40 Awards. Sam Porter, the Director of Legal and Business Affairs for DC United and Swansea City FC, was one of seven winners in the Legal & Governance category. Sam is a former sports agent that made the switch to […]

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Sam Porter’s Transition From Sports Agent To Front Office

The recent news of Arn Tellem leaving Wasserman Media Group to become Vice Chairman of Palace Sports and Entertainment has made headlines across the sports industry. It is becoming more and more common to see teams hiring agents into one of their front office positions. Samuel Porter, the new Director of Business and Legal Affairs […]

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CLE And Networking Event: Successful Tips for Breaking Into The Sports Industry

What: Middlesex County Trial Lawyers Association Sports & Entertainment Law CLE Seminar on Breaking into the Sports Industry When: Thursday, March 21, 2013 (5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.) Where: Mike’s Courtside Tavern, 1 Elm Row, New Brunswick, NJ 08901 Speakers Jason Belzer, Esq., President, Global Athletic Management Enterprises, Inc. Michael Klein, Esq., Vice President & General […]

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Exclusive Sports Group (ESG) Acquires Basketball Agent Sam Porter’s Business

At one point-in-time, basketball agent Sam Porter was affiliated with SportStars, the company that led in the number of clients selected in the 2012 NFL Draft with a total of 20 (2 in the first round).  Recently, Porter’s practice was acquired by Exclusive Sports Group (ESG), which is run by President and CEO Andrew “Buddy” Baker. […]