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CAA Sports Acquires Fermata Partners

Talent and sports agency powerhouse Creative Artists Agency (CAA) Sports has acquired the consumer licensing agency Fermata Partners, according to SportsBusiness Daily. Both parties seem to be excited about the new venture. CAA Sports strengthens its already premiere client list with more branding and licensing, while Fermata Partners gains access to some of the top […]

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Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (11/29/2013)

Happy Thanksgiving and Happy Hanukkah!  Not the easiest of weeks for Sports Agent Blog.  We encountered significant downtime, which was both a curse and blessing.  It is the byproduct of outgrowing our servers, which I guess is a great problem to have.  The site is still in the process of migrating to a new host, […]

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Aiming For The Top! – Episode 5: Along Came February

This is an in depth weekly series that chronicles the quest of a boutique hockey agency, VSM Hockey, to reach the top of the NHL hockey agent world. Its story is narrated by its president and founder, Nikolaï Ray. January, such a cold month! If you live in the north, you know what I am talking […]

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What HBO Means for the NHL

We’ve all heard of HBO’s “Hard Knocks” and perhaps seen some of Rex Ryan’s tirades during the New York Jets’ most recent pre-season.  The Jets received substantial publicity from being featured on HBO. For several months now, HBO has been advertising the next show to feature a look “inside” a professional sports team. Starting on […]

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How Can the NHL Improve the Winter Classic?

With the NHL playoffs underway, the League office is already planning for next season.  As far as the yearly business of the NHL goes, arguably nothing is bigger than the annual Winter Classic.  According to recent reports, the 4th annual Winter Classic will take place at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh, PA, home of the NFL’s […]


Ovechkin vs. Crosby: A Hot Rivalry

In the 1980s, it was Wayne Gretzky and Mike Bossy.  In the 1990s, it was Scott Stevens and Eric Lindros.  In the 2000s, the most heated rivalry easily belongs to Alexander Ovechkin and Sidney Crosby.  Their battle is possibly the most competitive one in the history of the NHL because they are so close in age and talent. Since coming into […]

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Rookie Duties: If You Can’t Beat ‘Em, Sign ‘Em

For anyone who didn’t grow up playing high-end club hockey in the U.S., let me tell you that unless you skated there or had some friends that did, Shattuck St. Mary’s was enemy numero uno. I mean, they’re basically like Top Gun of USA amateur hockey. Just look at some of their former players – […]

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NHL Enjoys Record Season…In America

Current MBA/J.D. student and avid reader of, Jared March, decided to write a guest contribution after Kenji’s Love On Ice post and its controversial comments: This year, the NHL enjoyed its most successful season compared to any other year in the past decade. In America. Attendance figures represents the league’s ability to actually get […]