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Allegiant Athletic Agency

Allegiant Athletic Agency is an athletic agency that represents professional football and Basketball players, as well as coaches. a3 is located in downtown Knoxville, Tennessee near the University of Tennessee. Most recently a3 has been in the news for representing Defensive Tackle Albert Haynesworth of the Washington Redskins. Haynesworth was represented by as he signed his contract in the free agency market that included the largest guaranteed package in NFL history. a3 currently represents the following NFL players: Safety and 2011 NFL Pro Bowl Selection Eric Berry of the Kansas City Chiefs, Defensive Tackle Albert Haynesworth of the Washington Redskins, Offensive Guard Chris Scott of the Pittsburgh Steelers, Outside Linebacker Paris Lenon of the St. Louis Rams, Defensive End Leonard Little of the St. Louis Rams, Outside Linebacker Stephen Nicholas of the Atlanta Falcons, free agent Tight End Cooper Wallace, Wide Receiver Kelley Washington of the Baltimore Ravens, Wide Receiver Chad Hall of the Philadelphia Eagles, Wide Receiver Manuel Johnson of the Dallas Cowboys, Wide Receiver Juaquin Iglesias of the Chicago Bears, Offensive Guard Anthony Herrera of the Minnesota Vikings, Wide Receiver Malcolm Kelly of the Washington Redskins, Offensive Lineman and 2011 NFL Pro Bowl Selection Tyson Clabo of the Atlanta Falcons, Wide Receiver Dwayne Harris of the Dallas Cowboys, Offensive Tackle Joseph Barksdale of the Oakland Raiders, Wide Receiver Denarius Moore of the Oakland Raiders, Cornerback Curtis Brown of the Pittsburgh Steelers, Offensive Tackle Demarcus Love of the Minnesota Vikings and free agent Wide Receiver Jemalle Cornelius. a3 currently represents the following basketball players: Point Guard CJ Watson of the Indiana Pacers, Shooting Guard Chris Lofton International & NBDL, Power Forward Wayne Chism NBDL, Guard Barry Stewart International, Forward Tyler Smith International, Forward James" Boo” Jackson International, Point Guard Tony White Jr. International, Forward Desmond Yates International, Center John Fields of the University of Tennessee and Guard Kashif Watson of the University of Idaho.

Calgary Sports and Entertainment

The Calgary Sports and Entertainment Corporation is a privately owned professional sports and entertainment company based in Calgary, Alberta, Canada formed in 2012 and owned by N. Murray Edwards, Alvin Libin, Allan Markin, Jeffrey McCaig, Clay Riddell and Byron Seaman. It succeeded the Calgary Flames Limited Partnership CFLP, which represented the group that has owned the Calgary Flames of the National Hockey League NHL since 1980. CFLP subsequently acquired ownership of the Calgary Hitmen of the Western Hockey League WHL, the Calgary Roughnecks of the National Lacrosse League NLL, the Calgary Stampeders of the Canadian Football League CFL, and the Stockton Heat of the American Hockey League AHL. The group also manages the Scotiabank Saddledome arena in Calgary. It formerly owned the Adirondack Thunder of the ECHL until selling it to a local ownership group. CSEC is privately owned by the six owners that formed the CFLP, minus Clay Riddell, who died in 2018, and is chaired by N. Murray Edwards. Ken King was the chief executive officer until his death in 2020.

Canucks Sports & Entertainment

Canucks Sports & Entertainment, previously known as Orca Bay Sports & Entertainment, is a Canadian sports and entertainment company in Vancouver, British Columbia that owns and operates the Vancouver Canucks of the National Hockey League and the Vancouver Warriors of the National Lacrosse League team and their home arena, Rogers Arena.

Comcast Spectacor

Comcast Spectacor is a Philadelphia-based American sports and entertainment company. It owns the Philadelphia Flyers of the National Hockey League, the Maine Mariners of the ECHL, the Philadelphia Wings of the National Lacrosse League, the Philadelphia Fusion of the Overwatch League, and formerly owned the Philadelphia 76ers of the National Basketball Association. The company owns and manages the Wells Fargo Center and formerly managed the Spectrum in South Philadelphia, plus several community skating rinks in the Philadelphia region known as Flyers Skate Zone. The Comcast SportsNet regional sports networks were also owned by Comcast Spectacor prior to parent company Comcasts acquisition of a majority stake in NBCUniversal in January 2011; CSN is now operated through NBC Sports. The company was formed in 1974 by Flyers founder and chairman Ed Snider as Spectacor, the parent company of both the Flyers and the Spectrum. Snider had been instrumental in getting the Spectrum built in 1967 and assumed control of the arena in 1971. He sold a 63% stake in Spectacor to Comcast in 1996 but remained as chairman of the renamed Comcast Spectacor. Shortly afterward, Comcast Spectacor bought the 76ers; as the Spectrums owner, Snider had been the Sixers landlord since 1971. Comcast Spectacor sold the 76ers to Joshua Harris in 2011. In April 2016 Ed Snider died at his home in California. On September 22, 2016, Comcast announced that it would buy out the remaining 24% that it did not already own.

Edmonton Investors Group

The Edmonton Investors Group Limited Partnership was the limited partnership that owned the Edmonton Oilers of the National Hockey League and the Edmonton Oil Kings of the Western Hockey League. With more than thirty individual shareholders, EIGLP was the largest ownership group in the NHL. Among the four North American major sports leagues, only the Green Bay Packers have a larger ownership group. The EIG were the key players for keeping the Edmonton Oilers in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada long term by purchasing the team from then-owner Peter Pocklington for C$107 million $156 million in 2018 Canadian dollars and preventing the team from being moved by being purchased for US$90 million $141 million in 2019 American dollars or C$127 million $186 million in 2018 Canadian dollars.