Featured Story

Steinberg goes from top of the draft to front of a classroom

Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 08 / 29 / 16

A fter more than 40 years in the agent business, Leigh Steinberg is leading a seminar for those who want to practice the craft. Steinberg said he launched the Leigh Steinberg Agent Academy as a way to give tools to those who want to pursue ...

Read More

Tags: Labor and Agents

More Stories

01/19/04
NFLPA, NFL to talk extension

The NFL Players Association will soon begin early contract extension talks with the league, a full four years before the labor pact expires. Union Executive Director Gene Upshaw plans to announce the negotiations to extend the collective-bargaining agreement at his annual news conference Jan ...

Tags: Football, Labor and Agents, NFL

01/12/04
Wallace nabs Sheckler for IMS

R yan Sheckler , a 13-year-old street skateboarding phenom who took gold medals at the 2003 X Games and the Gravity Games, has signed with agent Circe Wallace at action sports boutique agency IMS Sports . "He is one of ...

Tags: Atlanta Braves, Baseball, Detroit Tigers, Golf, Labor and Agents, PepsiCo

01/12/04
Four top NFL picks choose agents

Four players projected to be top picks in this year's NFL draft selected agents last week, and firms IMG, SFX Football, Priority Sports & Entertainment and Steinberg Tollner & Moon were the big winners. Mississippi quarterback Eli Manning signed with IMG Football President Tom Condon ...

Tags: Football, IMG, Labor and Agents, NFL, SFX, LA Rams

01/12/04
Steinberg’s new agency lands prize QB

Agent Leigh Steinberg's new firm, Steinberg Tollner & Moon, won one of the most hotly contested recruiting battles for a prospect in this year's NFL draft by signing Miami of Ohio quarterback Ben Roethlisberger. Although Mississippi quarterback Eli Manning holds a higher spot on most mock ...

Tags: Athletes First, Cincinnati Bengals, Football, IMG, Labor and Agents, NFL, San Francisco 49ers

12/22/03
Champion Management signs boxer

C hampion Management LLC has signed WBA heavyweight champion boxer Roy Jones Jr. for representation as a corporate pitchman and is in talks with a dozen companies about deals for the fighter, said Ladd Biro , presi ...

Tags: Boxing, Denver Broncos, IMG, Labor and Agents, Miami Dolphins, NFL, Visa

12/15/03
Harmon jumps to Gaylord

R enowned golf coach Butch Harmon has switched representation from Octagon to Gaylord Sports Management , effective Jan. 1. Scottsdale, Ariz.-based Gaylord, which represents a number of top golfers, will look at the pos ...

Tags: Dallas Cowboys, Football, Golf, Labor and Agents, NFL

12/15/03
NFL still against AFL ownership

The NFL reiterated its position that active NFL players are prohibited from owning professional football teams after another player — Dallas Cowboys receiver Joey Galloway — bought a piece of an Arena Football League team. "It is prohibited under our constitution and bylaws," NFL ...

Tags: Dallas Cowboys, Football, Labor and Agents, NFL

12/15/03
Action-sports athletes try to organize

A group of action-sports athletes is signing up members to a new sanctioning organization, which intends to seek increased prize money and standardize rules for the sports of skateboarding, BMX and freestyle motocross at major events, including ESPN's X Games. ...

Tags: ESPN, Labor and Agents, NBC

12/15/03
MLS union deal close

Major League Soccer and the MLS Players Union could come to terms on the major economic issues in the league's first collective-bargaining agreement by the end of the year, said Bob Batterman, MLS outside counsel. "A handshake agreement could be done in a couple of weeks, there is no doubt ...

Tags: Labor and Agents, MLS, Soccer

12/08/03
Deadline to extend NBA deal nears

NBA officials last week were tight-lipped over whether they planned to exercise an option that expires Dec. 15 to extend their current collective-bargaining agreement by one year. The labor deal with the National Basketball Players Association, agreed to in 1999, expires in June, pending t ...

Tags: Basketball, Labor and Agents, NBA

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug