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Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (2/13/15)

It’s NBA All-Star weekend and Kevin Hart just won his 4th straight MVP in the Celebrity All-Star Game. Darren is enjoying the festivities in NYC although I doubt he is enjoying the weather difference from South Florida. It seems there has been big news in the sports agency world every week for the last month […]

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Octagon Basketball Grows Presence In Europe

Global sports and entertainment agency, Octagon, recently announced its expansion in Europe with its Basketball Division. Octagon Basketball’s European headquarters will be based in Athens, Greece. Giorgos Dimitropoulos has been named Senior Director of Octagon Basketball Europe and will be managing player representation across the continent. Before joining Octagon Basketball, Dimitropoulos co-founded FCM Basketball “It […]

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Six Questions With Jennifer Keene, Senior Director Of Personality And Property Marketing At Octagon

The following “Six Questions” short interview with Jennifer Keene, Senior Director of Personality and Property Marketing at Octagon, was conducted by Belmont University Law School student and aspiring sports/entertainment agent Mark J. Burns.  Connect with Jennifer on Linkedin and Twitter. 1) When did you first realize that you wanted to work in sports?  First volunteer/internship opportunities?  […]

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Who Will Receive The Agent Fees On Stephen Curry’s $44 Million Extension?

Stephen Curry has signed a 4-year, $44 million extension with the Golden State Warriors.  If his agent takes a 4% commission on the total contract, that agent will receive $1.76 million.  But who will be the agent that collects the commissions on the deal? The cause for confusion is that basketball agent Lance Young recently […]