CAA Sports acquires Kauffman Sports Management Group as agencies bulk up

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Los Angeles Times—Creative Artists Agency acquired Kauffman Sports Management Group, an L.A.-based firm that represents NBA executives, as well as NBA and NCAA basketball coaches. The move comes as agencies look to diversify their businesses by expanding their rosters into areas such as sports and music.

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