Featured Story

New players association will rep most of NWSL’s players

Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 05 / 22 / 17

M ore than 160 National Women’s Soccer League players have formed a players association that may later become a union. The new group, the NWSL Players Association , will represent the interests of the majority of the players in...

Read More

Tags: Labor and Agents

More Stories

06/26/06
Bush in ’06: Saints’ top pick will be all over TV as pitchman

As NFL season gears up later this summer, one face will grace numerous national commercials for major corporations as well as sports broadcasters. Former USC running back Reggie Bush may have been the No. 2 pick in this ye ...

Tags: Labor and Agents

06/12/06
Italian NBA prospect Bargnani picks Rose for representation

Top NBA draft prospect Andrea Bargnani has selected Leon Rose as his American agent. Rose confirmed the signing in a phone call from Italy, where he was watching Bargnani, a 20-year-old, 6-11 Italian, compete in the Italian ...

Tags: Labor and Agents

06/05/06
Small NFL agents form their own team to fight for prospects

Ten NFL player agents, none of whom represent any big-name clients, have banded together to form a joint venture, called Core Sports Management , to try to compete with the larger sports agencies. Between them, the 10 agents r ...

Tags: Labor and Agents

05/29/06
Agents flock to Italy hoping to land NBA prospect Bargnani

Some of the biggest basketball player agents in the country have been flying to Italy in the last year to recruit Andrea Bargnani , a 20-year-old, 6-11 power forward who plays in the Euroleague and is seen as a top-five pick i ...

Tags: Labor and Agents

05/22/06
Tellem rounds up 4 expected first-rounders for Wasserman

The sports agent business is going through major changes these days, but Arn Tellem is set up to have a big NBA draft, just like old times. Tellem, president of Wasserman Media Group Management , has signed Texas forward La ...

Tags: Labor and Agents

05/15/06
NFLPA set to resume disciplinary action against agent Dunn

More than three years after the NFL Players Association ’s agent committee voted to suspend David Dunn for two years, the disciplinary process will now go forward under a settlement agreement with the agent, who represents ...

Tags: Labor and Agents

05/08/06
Quiet Dogra makes the most noise among agents in NFL draft

In what might be the most hyped NFL draft in recent history, it’s somewhat ironic that the agent who emerged as the biggest winner is a subdued, self-effacing guy who shies away from interviews. SFX Sports agent Ben Dogr ...

Tags: Labor and Agents

05/01/06
IMG, CAA talk to France about buying firm

NFL player agent Todd France is in discussions with both IMG and Hollywood talent firm Creative Artists Agency about selling his football practice ( FAME ), sources said. One source said the agencies approached Fra ...

Tags: Labor and Agents

04/24/06
Small agents ecstatic to land LSU’s Thomas

LSU forward Tyrus Thomas , who has the potential to be the No. 1 NBA draft pick, has signed with little-known agents Brian Elfus and Michael Siegel for representation. “We are ecstatic,” Elfus said. “It is nice for a sm ...

Tags: Labor and Agents

04/17/06
NHLPA, citing cap, won’t pay legal fees for salary arbitration

The NHL Players’ Association told agents late last month that it would no longer foot the legal fees for salary arbitration cases for NHL players. In the new world, under a salary cap, “We decided that it would be unfair to ...

Tags: Labor and Agents

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug