2022 NBA Draft Player-Agent Pairings

Excel Sports Management had 5 of its clients selected in the top 20 of the 2022 NBA Draft. The company represents 10 of the 58 selections (17% of the NBA Draft) during the entire night of June 23, 2022. 3 of its clients were lottery picks and it had 7 clients off the board before […]

NBA Players Sports Agents

Joel Embiid Signs With WME For Off-Court Representation

Philadelphia 76ers superstar Joel Embiid has signed with WME Sports for off-court representation. Agents Jill Smoller and Zack Miller will handle his marketing and off-court endeavors. The five-time All-Star cut ties with CAA Sports a year ago. Embiid has a current endorsement with Under Armour that CAA Sports negotiated, but his new marketing team is […]

Golf Sports Agents

WME Sports Signs Cameron Sisk

Arizona State golfer Cameron Sisk signed with WME Sports for exclusive NIL representation. The ASU senior currently holds the #26 world ranking for male amateur golfers. During his time as a collegiate athlete, Sisk has posted 3 wins and 13 top-5 finishes. Sisk earned Pac 12 Freshman of the Year honors after setting the ASU […]

Agent Spotlights

NFL Agent Joel Segal Joins WME Sports

WME Sports announced the hire of NFL agent Joel Segal. Segal recently left SPORTFIVE (previously known as Lagardère) where he was CEO of the Americas. This past NFL Draft, Segal represented fourteen (14) players that were drafted including two first-round picks, Miami Dolphins wide receiver Jaylen Waddle and Arizona Cardinals linebacker Zaven Collins. Joining Segal […]

College Football Players Sports Agents

Kenny Pickett Signs With WME Sports

Pitt’s star QB Kenny Pickett has officially retained WME Sports for representation heading into the NFL Draft. Kenny Pickett took this college football season by storm, collecting a multitude of single-season and career Pitt records and earning himself a spot as a Heisman finalist. The redshirt senior threw for over 4,300 yards with a 62.4% […]

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Chet Holmgren Signs With WME Sports For NIL Representation

WME Sports has signed freshman, Chet Holmgren, from Gonzaga University for name, image, and likeness representation and will be represented by Carlos Fleming. Holmgren is projected to be a top pick in the 2022 NBA Draft. He will be joining Dallas Mavericks Luka Doncic who recently signed with WME Sports for all areas off-court. The […]

Sports Law

Excel Sues Endeavor/WME For Poaching Baseball Agents

Massive sports agencies have been brought into battle in the State of New York. On September 14, Excel Sports Management initiated litigation against Endeavor Group Holdings (formerly known as William Morris Endeavor Entertainment — “WME”) and its wholly-owned subsidiary WME Sports, alleging tortious plans and efforts by Endeavor to form a baseball agency by unlawfully […]

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BDA Sports and WME Sports Announce NBA Draft Class

BDA Sports has been a fixture atop the basketball agency business for years. Led by Bill Duffy, BDA Sports had five players selected in the 2020 NBA Draft and six players selected in the 2019 NBA Draft. In December 2020, Endeavor, the parent company of WME Sports, made a strategic investment in BDA Sports. BDA […]

Baseball Sports Agents Sports Business

MLB Player Agent Kent Matthes Joins WME Sports

Baseball agent Kent Matthes has left his position at the well-established CAA Sports agency and joined the WME Sports crew. Matthes is a certified MLB player agent that will bring a valuable skillset to WME, which has erupted into the sports sector of client representation in recent years. Matthes represented highly touted Toronto Blue Jays […]

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NFL Agent Ben Renzin Joins WME Sports

WME Sports has hired NFL agent Ben Renzin to co-lead its football business alongside Brian Ayrault. WME is no stranger to adding breadth and depth to their organization, after merging with Endeavor and IMG to become an entertainment and media conglomerate in sports, events, media, and fashion. WME is most known for representing football players […]