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Burton Rocks On

Rob Taub | Posted 03.19.2013 | Sports
Rob Taub

These days it's a rarity to meet someone who enjoys their job, and what's certain about Burton Rocks is his absolute love for the game of baseball.

A Holiday Note From Rob Taub

Rob Taub | Posted 02.19.2013 | Comedy
Rob Taub

I look forward to a prosperous 2013, and while I haven't been following politics lately, I believe that both parties are capable of bringing us back to times we've only read about -- like the ice age.

Life After Sports -- An Insider's Look at Athletes and Their Finances

Mark Doman | Posted 01.08.2013 | Sports
Mark Doman

Almost every day, I receive a phone call from one of my professional athlete clients, who have a cousin, parent, or friend from high school in need of financial assistance, believing that this athlete has an opportunity, or an obligation, to support them with whatever is needed financially.

5 Worst Things About Being An NFL Sports Agent

Posted 09.07.2012 | Sports

By Jack Bechta, National Football Post I wouldn’t trade my career of being an NFL agent for anything. The relationships I made and the experience...

Sports Can Bring Change

Leigh Steinberg | Posted 06.23.2012 | Sports
Leigh Steinberg

Sports can be a rich source of content supply to stimulate attitudinal change in the public.

Andrew Levy: Consigliere to the Boys of Summer

Robert David Jaffee | Posted 06.04.2012 | Sports
Robert David Jaffee

Pharaoh had Joseph. Marlon Brando's Don Corleone had Robert Duvall's Tom Hagen in The Godfather. David Cone, Goose Gossage and numerous baseball stars have Andrew Levy.

BOMBSHELL: Sports Agent Makes Shocking Confession

Sports Illustrated | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

I will never forget the first time I paid a player. There are moments you will always remember, like your first kiss or your first home run or the ...

ESPN NFL Draft Expert Denies Sports Agent's Claims

NFL FanHouse | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Mel Kiper Jr. claims that allegations made by former agent Josh Luchs regarding Kiper's relationship with NFL agent Gary Wichard are untrue. In a wid...

The Hypocrisy of College Athletics

Larry Hirsch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Larry Hirsch

Universities, administrators and coaches earn millions dollars due to the exploits of student athletes. Yet anything done to help the athletes is seen as an outrageous breach of the amateur code.

Laws On Sports Agents Rarely Enforced

AP | ALAN SCHER ZAGIER | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

When sports agent Jason Paul Wood met a pair of Miami baseball players in 2006 to talk about turning pro, his failure to notify the university and reg...

A Fine Mess

Arn Tellem | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Arn Tellem

Trade demands are a necessary tool for protecting a client's interest. To deny an agent or athlete this basic freedom will only chill free speech and encourage further erosion of player rights.

Like Lottery Winners, Pro Athletes Also Blow Big Money

Don McNay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Don McNay

Even as a structured settlement consultant, I was stunned to learn that within two years of retirement, 78 percent of NFL players are bankrupt or under financial stress.