Featured Story

Rubicon Talent Agency Aligns With Philly VC Firm, Montag's Broadcasting Stable

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 02 / 13 / 17

The new Rubicon Talent agency has two interesting alignments as it opens its doors: one with a venture capital firm in Philadelphia, and the other with Sandy Montag’s stable of broadcasters. Peter Raskin, David Maryles, Brandon Swibel and Jonathan Salant left the The Legacy Agency late last ye...

Read More

Tags: Labor and Agents

More Stories

02/22/16
NFL Agent Steinberg Discusses Return To Practice

NFL player agent Leigh Steinberg, who recently signed highly touted Univ. of Memphis QB Paxton Lynch   as a client , was "once the most powerful agent in the NFL" before he "lost his business and declared bankruptcy after finally submitting to treatment for alcoholism" in '10, according to Jen ...

Tags: Labor and Agents

02/15/16
Bryan Brothers Leave Lagardere For PR Partners

Mike and Bob Bryan, the top-ranked men’s doubles team, are the latest defections from the Lagardere Sports & Entertainment tennis unit, sources said. They have signed with PR Partners, run by Andre Agassi’s former manager, Perry Rogers. Lagardere fired its longtime head of tennis Joh ...

Tags: Labor and Agents

02/02/16
NFLPA Wants Agents To Keep Union In The Loop

The NFLPA is requiring agents to inform the union of renegotiations of player contracts valued at $2M or more at the beginning of contract talks and before agreeing to the deals. The memo, sent to agents yesterday, asks them to contact the NFLPA’s Salary Cap & Agent Administration Dep ...

Tags: Labor and Agents, NFL

01/28/16
John Wall Officially Hires Rich Paul As Agent

Wizards G John Wall has "officially signed Rich Paul to represent him" after firing agent Dan Fegan earlier this month, according to Jorge Castillo of the WASHINGTON POST. Wall had to "wait 15 days after notifying Fegan," who had repped Wall since being taken with the No. 1 pick in the '10 NBA Draft ...

Tags: Labor and Agents

01/26/16
IMG Signs Tigers' J.D. Martinez For Off-Field Work

IMG has signed Tigers RF J.D. Martinez for endorsements and all other off-the-field work. Martinez, who won his first Silver Slugger award last season, will be represented by IMG's Ira Stahlberger and Brian Bishoff. He will continue to be represented on the field by RMG Baseball President Bob G ...

Tags: Labor and Agents

01/12/16
WMG Buys Top Independent Action Sports Firm

Wasserman Media Group has acquired leading independent action sports athlete representation firm The Sports Syndicate in a deal that will bring about 40 new clients to the agency, including snowboaders Mark McMorris and Torstein Horgmo and motocross legend Ryan Villopoto. By combining the agenc ...

Tags: Labor and Agents, Wasserman Media Group

01/07/16
Prominent Agent Ben Dogra Decertified By NFLPA

The NFLPA yesterday announced that its Committee on Agent Regulation & Discipline (CARD) had voted unanimously to decertify Relativity Football co-CEO Ben Dogra for various infractions pending an appeal. Dogra represents many high profile NFL players, including Vikings RB Adrian Peterson, Seahaw ...

Tags: Labor and Agents

01/07/16
James' LRMR Severs Ties With Manziel

Cavaliers F LeBron James' LRMR marketing agency "will no longer be working with maligned" Browns QB Johnny Manziel, according to Joe Vardon of the Cleveland PLAIN DEALER. James' company is "shifting its focus away from endorsements, and Manziel's football career may be at a crossroads as he con ...

Tags: Labor and Agents

01/05/16
Golfer DeChambeau Signs With Legacy Agency

The Legacy Agency has signed '15 U.S. Amateur and NCAA champion golfer Bryson DeChambeau to an exclusive representation agreement. TLA agents Brett Falkoff, Andrew Witlieb and Bobby Schaeffer will lead the team representing DeChambeau for marketing, endorsements, licensing, merchandising, speaking e ...

Tags: Labor and Agents, Golf

01/04/16
Agent Steinberg Signs Memphis QB

Veteran NFL agent Leigh Steinberg has signed Univ. of Memphis QB Paxton Lynch, a potential No. 1 NFL draft pick, for representation on and off the field. It is the first major signing for Steinberg since he relaunched his NFL player representation firm, Steinberg Sports & Entertainment, in '13. ...

Tags: Labor and Agents

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug