Friday Fix: Stories You May Have Missed This Week (02/05/14)

Alabama v Texas A&M

Huge week in athlete representation news, here are some of the stories that made headlines:

Golfer Andrew Parr chose to crowdfund his year on the tour through Indiegogo, he succeeded. (Golfer Andrew Parr Hits Sponsorship Goal Through Crowdfunding)

A practice dedicated to representing athletes and their legal interests has been formed (Super Practice Formed To Represent Athletes’ Rights)

Melbourne Victory players Archie Thompson and Adrian Leijer have both re-signed with the club on one year deals. (Source)

Former Kentucky basketball player James Young has signed with Jay-Z and Roc Nation for representation. He is predicted by many mock drafts to go in the first round. (Source)

David Ortiz has signed an endorsement deal with Dunkin’ Donuts. He’s managed by Fernando Cuza. (David Ortiz joins Dunkin’ Donuts roster)

NFL prospect Johnny Manziel has signed a sports memorabilia deal with Panini. Maverick Carter, who also manages LeBron James, is his marketing agent. (Johnny Manziel signs multi-year Panini deal)

Cristiano Ronaldo has signed an endorsement deal with Tag Heuer. He is managed by Jorge Mendes. (Cristiano Ronaldo signs timely new deal)

Tennis player Robin Hasse has signed an apparel deal with Head. (Dutchman Haase signs racket-to-toe Head deal)



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