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How to Be a Sports Agent

  Between Entourage, Jerry Maguire, and a whole host of glamorous media portrayals of sports agents it’s no wonder that interest in the career has spiked. They’re often portrayed as macho, masterful negotiators, shouting into their cell phones while driving to their palatial home in a custom Mercedes; all this while rubbing elbows with star…

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SHOW ME THE MONEY! Being a Sports Super Agent

As one of our Featured Columnists, Hakeem Onafowokan, has pointed out – becoming a sports agent is only one of the many jobs you can have with a law degree. That said, it is the most thought of thanks to the glitz, the glamour and Jerry Maguire. But how do you become the next Scott…

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Law Jobs In Sports: 11 Career Paths

I previously wrote about how you can get into Sports Law and explained how sports law is a concept of law that is extremely broad. Pursuing law jobs in sports are even broader, as I am currently experiencing. Most people think pursuing a career in sports law means becoming an agent for professional athletes. As I…

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How To Land Your Dream Job In Sports with Eugene Lee, President – ETL Associates

One of the many benefit of being a Sports Executives Association member is the access we provide our members to top sports business professionals who are willing to network and help aspiring sports business professionals take their sports career to the next level! Yesterday, we were joined by Eugene T. Lee, President of ETL Associates….

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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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Interview with Super Agent Leigh Steinberg

Guest post submitted by Lucas Biebelberg Today, one of the greatest sports agents in history, Leigh Steinberg, was incredibly gracious in allowing me to interview him for Sports Networker. Leigh is the founder and CEO of Steinberg Sports & Entertainment, and has represented athletes such as Steve Young, Troy Aikman, Warren Moon, Bruce Smith, Ben Roethlisberger,…

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The Best Part of Pursuing a Sports Career: Freedom to Choose

The best part of pursuing a career in sports is the freedom to choose. You don’t have to be stuck selling tickets, if that’s not your thing. Instead, pursue your passion! The Sports Industry is Monstrous The sports industry is so enormous that nearly every profession is represented. You can be a Doctor, a Lawyer, a…

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Sports Career Success Starts in the Mind

The single most-powerful mental exercise for achieving sports career success is visualization. This is how Harvey Mackay, author of the classic, best-selling business book, Swim With The Sharks, describes visualization: “I came to realize that fantasizing, projecting yourself into successful situations, is one of the most powerful means there is to achieve personal goals.” So,…

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Interview with Travis Bell About Entrepreneurship And Success

I’ve had the pleasure of developing a positive business relationship with Travis Bell, the innovative and intelligent Founder and Chairman of The Seven Bridges Group, a sports and entertainment management firm. Travis has the unique ability to develop rapport with virtually anyone and his approachable demeanor makes him an obvious choice as the agent for…

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Overtime Post – The Eyeball Shift

Thanks to a friend, I got to catch a hockey game live at the arena earlier this week. Other than the game itself, (the Canucks won, naturally) what interested me the most were the intermissions. Sure there were the usual bunch who went out for their restroom runs and beer refills, but there was also…

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How to Find Your Sports Agent

This article is for all the young athletes who depend on Sports Networker to provide resourceful tools for your future sports career. You’ve got hustle, talent, and on your way to the pro level. How do you find a sports agent who has your best interest in mind? Here are some tips to help you…

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Top Five Sports Jobs

If you’ve ever attended a live sporting event, you’ve seen all types of entry-level sports jobs; from ball boy to towel boy to mascot, but there are some sports jobs that require more skill, education, and passion than a dusty ball boy or a sweaty mascot. While these entry-level sports jobs can open the door…

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