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One giant talent agency to swallow another

Dec 18, 2013
The talent agency William Morris Endeavor has made a deal to buy rival agency IMG Worldwide for a cool $2.4 billion.
Posted In: talent agencies, hollywood, athletes

Puig-mania hits Dodger Stadium, but are advertisers ready?

Aug 9, 2013
L.A. Dodgers phenom Yasiel Puig looks to capitalize on meteoric rise, but companies may wait to sign him.
Posted In: baseball, MLB, Yasiel Puig, Dodgers, Sports, athletes

A-Rod and the case for stronger incentives not to dope

Aug 1, 2013
Major League Baseball is weighing a life-long ban for New York Yankees' Alex Rodriguez over using performance-enhancing drugs. What might that mean for baseball's future?
Posted In: baseball, MLB, Alex Rodriguez, athletes

Fiscal cliff nears for baseball players, too

Dec 3, 2012
The curious case of BJ Upton, baseball and the fiscal cliff.
Posted In: Sports, baseball, athletes, fiscal cliff

Legally blind, and competing in the Paralympics

Aug 29, 2012
The 2012 Paralympic Games opened in London on Wednesday. American judo athlete Myles Porter tells us what it's like to compete in world's second largest sporting competition.
Posted In: Paralympics, sponsorship, athletes, judo, blind

The latest Olympic star: Kinesio tape

Aug 13, 2012
Olympic athletes helped increase sales of colorful therapeutic tape.
Posted In: kinesio tape, Health, marketing, athletes, Olympics 2012

How much for this gold-winning Olympian?

Aug 6, 2012
One sports agent talks about what can bring an athlete big bucks -- and what won't.
Posted In: Olympics, athletes, marketing

The money behind drug testing for Olympians

Jul 25, 2012
This year's games marks the first time a private company -- GlaxoSmithKline -- is aiding in the fight against athletic doping in the Olympics.
Posted In: Olympics 2012, GlaxoSmithKline, drugs, athletes

How should athletes manage their money?

May 4, 2012
A money manager who works with athletes says the basic rules of sound personal finance still apply, even if you're making millions.
Posted In: Personal Finance, athletes, Saving, Investing