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Jay-Z: Music Mogul, Sports Agent Icon?

From selling drugs as a pre-teen in the streets of Brooklyn, New York to becoming a hip-hop mogul. Now his next business venture is becoming the face of a sports agency. Yes, I am talking about Shawn Carter, also know as Jay-Z. Why would an extremely successful rapper venture into the realm of player representation…

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Top NFL Sports Agencies (Post-2013 NFL Draft)

Creative Artists Agency (CAA) Main agent(s): Tom Condon, Ben Dogra, Jimmy Sexton Many consider CAA to not only be the best NFL sports agency, but the best agency regardless of sport. Similar to how many NCAA conferences are joining together to form super-conferences, CAA is essentially a “super-agency.” Tom Condon may in fact be considered…

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Uncovering the Hidden Sports Job Market

Sports PR jobs seem like they’re hidden, but they’re really not. You just have to know where to look. Most people can’t find Sports PR jobs because they have blinders on. They get so focused on working for their favorite team, they can’t see the big picture. That’s understandable because of all the excitement surrounding…

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Recap: Social Media Basketball

A couple of months ago, NYC-based social media agency Carrot Creative challenged the agency I work for, VaynerMedia to a game of basketball. “Hey @vaynermedia,” they tweeted, “Since our comps are the 2 best Sports Social Media Shops It is time to battle it out on the Basketball court! #challenge.” Of course, we accepted the challenge and played the game. VaynerMedia won, 61-41.

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