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Unformatted text preview: Agents representing athletes in MLB, NFL, NBA, NHL, and the Canadian Football League are regulate by players associations Player associations have created uniforms: athlete-agent representation agreements that have clauses mandating the arbitration of disputes between players and their agents Race and the Sports Agent Industry People believe in the field of agents there should be more opportunity for those of color People wanted the African American players to get colored agents Summary Sports agencies are a highly competitive business Keeping a client is a battle Some agents work part time and making other money through law, marketing, accounting, or financial planning Agents need to be aggressive when recruiting clients Over 80% of the athletes are represented by approximately 20% of agents...
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- Fall '09