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Team8 Global, Tommy Paul Agree to Terms

Junior tennis star, Tommy Paul, has signed with Team8 Global, as reported by ESPN’s Darren Rovell on Twitter. Team8 Global is a Cleveland-based, boutique sports management firm, whose 2013 creation was spearheaded by tennis icon, Roger Federer, and his agent, Tony Godsick, shortly after the two left IMG in 2012. As a junior, Paul went […]

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Roger Federer Officially Launches His Agency

Last year it was reported that Roger Federer had left IMG to setup his own representation firm, taking his agent Tony Godsick with him. ‘Team8’ has now officially launched, with the headquarters of the agency to be in Cleveland, Ohio – the same city in which IMG is based. The company has already started making […]

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The Most Valuable Athlete Brands And Their Representation

Yesterday, Forbes released its Fab 40: The Most Valuable Brands In Sports.  One of four sections focuses on athlete brands, which looks at the amount in endorsements that athletes in all sports receive and subtracts the average endorsement income of the top 10 athletes in their respective sports to come up with a final figure.  The […]

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Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-Up (7/4/2012)

I hope everyone enjoyed their Fourth of July celebrations.  I am moving to a new apartment next week, leaving downtown Miami (across from the American Airlines Arena) and getting a spot in Brickell, near my office.  Here are a couple of articles I published for this week: 1) NFL Concussion Litigation Sideshow: The Battle […]

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Tennis Agent Tony Godsick Leaves IMG Worldwide; Could He End Up At Excel Sports?

Tony Godsick, a tennis agent at IMG Worldwide for roughly 19 years, is no longer with the company.  IMG Worldwide also lost Roger Federer (who has won a whopping won 16 Grand Slam titles in his career) as a client along with Godsick’s departure.  However, IMG Worldwide still has hope that Federer will return as a client at some […]