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LeBron James’ agent Rich Paul says white athletes don’t want Black agent

Rich Paul has become of the most powerful agents in the NBA via his own abilities, maneuvering and, of course, his close friendship with LeBron James. He believes there is a significant group of athletes that don’t want to work with him, though. In a wide-ranging interview with The New Yorker’s Isaac Chortiner, Paul discussed the intricacies of being a Black man in a field of agents that is overwhelmingly white. After saying many Black athletes are reluctant to sign with a Black agent, Paul… Source link

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Deshaun Watson’s agent responds to allegations

HOUSTON — An attorney for 12 women claiming to be victims of sexual assault at the hands of Deshaun Watson said in a Friday news conference that his office has been “informally” contacted by the Houston Police Department and will be turning over information regarding the alleged incidents. That claim came from Tony Buzbee – a Houston attorney representing at least 12 different women filing civil lawsuits against Watson – on the same day when Watson’s NFL agent, David Mulugheta,… Source link

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Woman sent mortifying letter from real estate agent

A woman recovering from surgery has received a mortifying letter from her real estate agent addressing a rather awkward noise complaint. A mother, from Sussex in the UK, shared a picture of the note her daughter received on March 10. “This is a rather delicate matter but I have been asked to approach you as you are disturbing your neighbours with what sounds like noises of a sexual nature, which they can hear quite clearly day after day. In the morning and in the evening,” the note said. “Also,… Source link

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White Sox sign Liam Hendriks, top free agent closer

The Chicago White Sox have agreed to terms with closer Liam Hendriks on a three-year contract with an option for a fourth year, league sources said Monday. Hendriks is guaranteed $54 million whether the option is picked up or not. The deal, the largest yet in a slow-moving offseason market, is pending a physical. Hendriks, 31, had 14 saves for the Oakland A’s in the shortened 2020 season. He has 39 saves and a 1.79 ERA in the past two seasons — the best ERA of any pitcher with at least 75… Source link

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Roger Federer to miss 2021 Australian Open, per agent

Switzerland’s Roger Federer will sit out another Grand Slam while he rehabs. (Rodger Bosch/AFP via Getty Images) Roger Federer will not play the Australian Open as he continues to come back from two operations on his right knee, his agent told the Associated Press. Federer last played the 2020 Australian Open in January. He skipped the rest of the pandemic-altered 2020 tennis calendar while rehabbing and watched Rafael Nadal tie his all-time men’s record of 20 Grand Slam titles in October.

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Rich Paul, LeBron James fire back after NBA agent criticism

The latest power play from Rich Paul and Klutch Sports has yet again triggered grumbles from the agent’s rivals. This time, it was a pro day organized by Paul for clients including potential top pick Anthony Edwards and Kentucky guard Tyrese Maxey on Thursday. The whole spectacle was nationally televised on ESPN2, and had some notable guests. In attendance at the Sports Academy in Los Angeles were Klutch clients LeBron James and Anthony Davis, as well as Draymond Green, Tristan Thompson, Source link

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Best available players in the 2020 NHL free agent class

Anthony Duclair ought to be able to find a suitor soon, testing the free agent market. (Steven Kingsman/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images) Well over 90 percent of NHL teams’ cap dollars are said to have already been spent, and there are still pages and pages of unrestricted free agents to sort through on any reasonably thorough free-agent tracker. Suffice to say, teams still mining for talent to fill out their rosters for the 2020-21 season are in an advantageous position now almost two weeks… Source link

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