Labor and Agents

Pique's Kosmos launches management agency

Global / Thursday, June 17, 2021
Kosmos, a company founded and chaired by Barcelona D Gerard Piqué , on Thursday announced it is opening a player management agency that has made Austrian Dominic Thiem its first signing. The Kosmos agency, which organizes the Davis Cup, will offer players representation, commercial and public...

NFL analyst Andrew Hawkins switches from Octagon to WME

Daily / Thursday, June 17, 2021
WME has signed former NFLer Andrew Hawkins, as well as his production company, Parks Tower Studios, for representation in all areas. WME agents Josh Levy, Ross Raphael and Daniel O'Connor are representing Hawkins, who is currently an NFL Network analyst and Amazon Prime NFL host. He was formerly represented by...

Wasserman sees sports opportunity after buying music rep company

Weekly / Monday, June 14, 2021
In April, when Wasserman completed its long-rumored acquisition of Paradigm Talent Agency’s North American live music representation business, it set itself up to capitalize on the long-awaited return of live concerts thanks to a new client roster including the likes of Kenny...

Ariel Helwani joins ICM Partners for representation after ESPN split

Daily / Tuesday, June 8, 2021
Hollywood agency ICM Partners is now repping MMA reporter Ariel Helwani, who recently announced he is leaving ESPN later this month . ICM Partners agents Kristin Bredes LaFemina, Lou Oppenheim, Will Horowitz and Mark Zimmerman are repping Helwani, who  parted ways with his former agency CAA  in March...

Browns' Greg Newsome drops agents at CAA Sports

Closing Bell / Monday, June 7, 2021
Browns CB Greg Newsome II , who was taken with the No. 26 pick in April’s NFL Draft, has parted ways with his agents at CAA Sports. The termination of the representation agreement occurred on Friday, so Newsome cannot sign with another agent due to the...

Titans' Henry follows Todd France to Athletes First

Closing Bell / Wednesday, June 2, 2021
Titans RB  Derrick Henry  has switched agents and now is solely represented by powerful NFL agent  Todd France  of Athletes First for on-the-field work. However, CAA Sports confirmed that it will continue to represent Henry for off-the-field endeavors. Henry, for playing contract work, had previously been represented by both France...