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“We ain’t done yet!” exclaims the agency that has recently locked up the likes of Tyus Battle and PJ Washington as well. This time they dip into the PAC-12 with Zylan Cheatham. Cheatham averaged 12.1 points, 10.3 rebounds, 3.2 assists, and shot 53.4% from the field this past season. He earned All-PAC-12 First Team and PAC-12 All-Defensive Team honors for his efforts. Cheatham tweeted a heartfelt message thanking those that have supported him. “THANK YOU…
Star Kentucky forward PJ Washington has agreed to sign with Roc Nation Sports, for their representation in this year’s 2019 NBA Draft. Announced on Twitter Monday, he plans on staying in the draft and not coming back for his junior season at Kentucky. This past season, Washington lead the Wildcats to an Elite Eight run as he averaged 15.2 ppg and 7.5 rpg over the course of the year. Originally from Dallas (TX), Washington was…
Tampa Bay Sports & Entertainment, parent company of the Tampa Bay Lightning and AMALIE Arena, Tampa Bay Entertainment Properties, The Identity Tampa Bay and marketing rightsholder for University of South Florida Athletics and Yuengling Center announced a new partnership last week with China-based, Linglong Tires.  Linglong Tires becomes the “Official Automotive Tire” of the Tampa Bay Lightning and USF Bulls.  In a press release, Steve Griggs, CEO of Tampa Bay Sports & Entertainment said, “We are…
Russell Wilson has made it abundantly clear that he expects a new long term contract done by the end of today, April 15th. It is not typical to see an athlete hold such leverage in setting a deadline for action; this is no typical athlete. Wilson is the Seattle Seahawks’ all-time leader in wins and passing touchdowns. He is coming off arguably his best personal season performance, featuring a career best 110.9 QBR. The Seahawks’…
Milwaukee Brewers left fielder Christian Yelich is off to a hot start in the 2019 campaign after winning NL MVP honors last year. Yelich is batting .328 with five home-runs, and is getting on base at a .425 clip. He is also raking in sponsorship deals. As you may know, Wisconsin is famous for its cheese, and Yelich is now a partner of Sargento. Sargento is already a large corporate sponsor for the Brewers as…
After mutually parting ways with his previous agent, Harrison Gaines of SPLASH Sports, Lonzo Ball has agreed to have CAA represent him going forward.  In an interview with our own Darren Heitner, Gaines said that there were no hard feelings toward Lonzo and addressed the rumors to why they both agreed to part ways:  Darren Heitner: Why did you and Lonzo Ball agree to part ways now? Does it have anything to do with the issues…
Last week, Wasserman announced Wasserman Connect, a unique strategic partnership network around the agency’s 2019 NBA Draft Preparation Program. The goal of the program is to provide unmatched opportunities for athletes and brands. “Wasserman Connect provides exclusive resources and opportunities to our clients in terms of physical training, nutrition, mental wellness, entertainment, transportation and original content production,” said Jason Ranne, COO and Executive Vice President, Team Sports. “We are excited about the partnerships around the…
Dallas Cowboys defensive end DeMarcus Lawrence agreed to a five-year, $105 million dollar contract extension. Lawrence is represented by agent David Canter of DEC Management. The deal has $65 million guaranteed. He’ll make more money in the first year of his contract, $31.1M, than any non-QB in NFL History. The Cowboys franchised tagged Lawrence for the second year in a row at the beginning of March. Canter and Lawrence made it apparent they wanted a…
In the new third installment of BODYARMOR’s recent campaign, Diana Taurasi will star in a commercialthat is also narrated by Kobe Bryant. With the Women’s NCAA Final Four starting this Friday, we will be seeing the TV spot air today and through the whole weekend.  Taurasi in the commercial describes how she strives to continue to work to be the best in all of basketball, and uses the best sports drink there is too.…
Early on April 5, it was reported that Los Angeles Lakers guard Lonzo Ball and his player agent Harrison Gaines ended their contractual relationship. Ball provided a statement that Gaines served as a trusted advisor and close friend, while Gaines thanked Ball for the opportunity of working with him. Harrison Gaines was willing to answer some follow-up questions that I had for him in the wake of the reporting. The following is the back-and-forth from…