Welcome to Sportico’s Transactions wire, a weekly rundown of personnel, partnerships and purchases across the sports business industry.
Excel Sports Management Adds Shapiro and Tellem to Baseball and Basketball Divisions
Excel Sports Management announced today that Rick Shapiro will act as a senior advisor to the agency’s baseball division for contract negotiations and salary arbitration during the upcoming offseason. Shapiro has more than 30 years of industry experience, including 10 years as senior advisor to the executive director of the Major League Baseball Players Association.
The agency also announced the hiring of NBA agent Michael Tellem to head Excel’s international basketball recruiting efforts in addition to representing U.S.-based players.
LIV Golf Investments Appoints Bratches and Cross to Executive Team
LIV Golf Investments, the Saudi-funded entity headed by CEO Greg Norman, announced that it has appointed Sean Bratches as chief commercial officer…
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