Featured Story

Fermata gives evidence of licensing challenge to CLC

Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 07 / 28 / 14

With more than 200 licensing clients and a 96 percent renewal rate, Collegiate Licensing Co. has seldom felt much of a challenge from competitors. That appears to be changing. Atlanta-based Fermata Partners, a company founded by four former CLC executives, won two big pieces of licensing business...

Read More

Tags: Colleges

More Stories

07/21/03
Soccer union prepares for CBA

Officials of the new MLS Players Union have asked players to list their priorities for the league's first-ever collective-bargaining agreement and are preparing to begin negotiating in the next few weeks. Major League Soccer, meanwhile, has elected a labor committee made up of members of ...

Tags: Labor and Agents, MLB, MLS, NBA, NHL, Soccer

07/21/03
First Artist hires MLS agent McCabe

F irst Artist Corp. , a publicly traded London-based company that represents about 300 soccer players worldwide, has hired MLS soccer agent Patrick McCabe as director of U.S. operations to lead its efforts to expand into North America. McCabe, who represents 20 MLS players, inc ...

Tags: Football, Golf, Labor and Agents, MLS, Soccer, Steinberg & Moorad

07/21/03
Players’ share of NBA income rises

NBA players took home a greater percentage of revenue last season than they did the year before, but many teams for the first time will have to pay a luxury tax, which could total as much as $180 million. NBA players received about 59.5 percent of the NBA's basketball-related income last s ...

Tags: Basketball, Labor and Agents, NBA

07/14/03
It’s a buyer’s market in NHL

Whether it's a natural correction or mass preparation for a new economic system, NHL teams clearly have kept tighter purse strings during this year's free-agent signing period. Since July 1, when free agents could begin signing deals with NHL clubs, only a handful have signed lucrative con ...

Tags: Anaheim Ducks, Colorado Avalanche, Dallas Stars, Hockey, Labor and Agents, Los Angeles Kings, New York Rangers, NHL, Octagon Group, Phoenix Coyotes

07/14/03
Hunter to address client stealing

N BA players union chief Billy Hunter told NBA player agents gathered in New York last month that he plans to crack down on the practice of client stealing. The subject came up when a number of agents, gathered at the National Basketball Players Association's annual agent meeting, ...

Tags: Basketball, Football, Golf, Labor and Agents, Motorsports, NBA, NFL, SFX, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

07/07/03
Woolf Associates closes doors

Woolf Associates, the Boston-based sports management and marketing agency started more than 30 years ago by sports agent pioneer Bob Woolf, has closed its doors. Ed Eskandarian, who in 1996 bought Woolf Associates from Woolf's family after his death, could not immediately be reached for ...

Tags: Baseball, Golf, Labor and Agents, NHL, Octagon Group, Woolf Associates Inc.

07/07/03
SFX Sports signs Devers

S FX Sports has signed three-time Olympic track gold medalist Gail Devers for representation and has begun preliminary discussions with companies about endorsement deals, said Rob Urbach , executive vice president of SFX Sports. "We are very excited to represent Gail," Urbach ...

Tags: Adidas, Basketball, Boxing, Cleveland Cavaliers, Golf, Labor and Agents, NBA, Nestle Purina, Octagon Group, Olympics, Orlando Magic, Reebok, SFX, Track & Field, Washington Wizards

07/07/03
Organizers spar over boxers union

Teamsters officials say they are on their way toward creating a first-ever boxers union, but the way it has been organized has caused a major rift in the boxing community. Members of the Boxers Organizing Committee, a group that has been trying to form a boxers union for years, have accuse ...

Tags: Boxing, Labor and Agents

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug