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Former New York Jets general manager Mike Tannenbaum has been hired as president of Priority Sports & Entertainment to represent professional and college coaches in basketball and football.
Tannenbaum, fired by the Jets in January after seven seasons as the team's GM, will oversee all contract negotiations and representation for coaches in the agency's newly formed coaches, front office and broadcasters division. The agency also says Wednesday that Tannenbaum will work closely with Priority Sports CEO Mark Bartelstein - the two negotiated player deals with each other over the years.
Tannenbaum, who recently served as a guest analyst for the NFL Network, will work out of New York for the Chicago-based agency. Bartelstein calls the hiring of Tannenbaum ''an absolute home run'' for the company.
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Former New York Jets general manager Mike Tannenbaum has decided to change careers and become a sports agent.
Tannenbaum has been hired by Priority Sports to represent coaches and sports broadcasters, according to Forbes.
Tannenbaum has been named President of the agency’s brand new Coaches, Front Office & Broadcasters Division, and will oversee all contract negotiation and...
CHICAGO —Upon his exit from the New York Jets, general manager Mike Tannenbaum was pegged as the lynchpin for all of that team’s failures.
In his new position, he will represent those who tend to suffer similar fates.
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