No. 20 — Michael Levine / Howard Nuchow
MARC BRYAN-BROWN; TONY FLOREZ PHOTOGRAPHY
CHANGE FROM 2016: +4Levine and Nuchow keep moving up this list because they keep touching critical aspects of sports. Their purview extends far beyond the talent representation, property sales, consulting, media rights, hospitality and owners rep work the firm does, as they have relationships at the highest level of sports and are consulted on virtually every major deal in the space.