An athlete's guide to agents by Robert H. Ruxin

By Robert H. Ruxin

Presents athletes, coaches, households and their advisors with clever, useful recommendation on choosing an agent.

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Gus Williams signed a five-year contract with the Seattle Supersonics for about $700,000 per year plus a $172,000 white Rolls Royce. 3 million in 19871988 plus a $60,000 automobile. Pitcher Rick Camp bargained for a more practical vehicle: a $60,000 tractor for his farm. As a free agent, Pete Rose received offers of a beer distributorship from an owner in the brewing business and an interest in a horse breeding farm. 75 million guaranteed contract with the Giants reportedly included a hotel suite on the road, a $200,000 relocation bonus if he were traded, a $1 million bonus if he finished in the top three in MVP voting four times, and payment in the event of a lockout plus the team agreed to hire Bonds' father, Bobby, as a coach.

Commercial interest in Jesse Owens is greatest during Olympic years, according to a Chicago lawyer whose firm represents the Owens family. In summary, a good agent does more than help a player convert athletic skills into financial security. " Page 13 Chapter 4 Qualifying: One Client Makes an Agent Their profession has no entrance exams, no firm ethical canons, no regulatory bodyall in all, virtually no accountability. Craig Neff, Sports Illustrated, October 19, 1987 It has often been said that the only qualification needed to be a player agent is to have an athlete as a client.

This prohibition includes entering an agreement that is "not effective" until after the last game. Forbid An athlete to sign a playing contract in any sport in which he or she intends to compete or to market the name or image of the athlete; it makes no difference whether the contract is legally enforceable. Forbid An athlete to ask to be placed on a professional league's draft list, regardless of whether he withdraws his name before the draft, whether he is actually drafted, or whether he signs a professional contract.

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