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Agent Peter Carlisle has put Rosie Napravnik on the Phelps plan

Agent Peter Carlisle has put Rosie Napravnik on the Phelps plan

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Baltimore lawyer Frank Morgan helped swimmer Michael Phelps, then 16 years old, select Peter Carlisle as his agent. Phelps was years away from stardom, but Carlisle aggressively marketed his client, hoping to eventually elevate him beyond the confines of an Olympic sport that mattered to a broad audience only every four years. Earlier this year, Carlisle signed another client — at the suggestion of Morgan — and put her on the Phelps plan. He's already signed a deal for jockey Rosie Napravnik to endorse Snickers — an agreement proposed before Carlisle learned that the candy bar was named for a horse — and has another in the works that...

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