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Liz Mullen

Liz Mullen covers labor, agents and horse racing for the SportsBusiness Journal/Daily.

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UFC Reaches Deal With Snapchat Tied To Platform's "Live" Product

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 06 / 24 / 16

The UFC today will announce it has agreed to a multiyear partnership with Snapchat in which the social media company will cover select events through its "Live" product. The deal will give UFC fans with the Snapchat mobile app on their iOS or Android devices the opportunity to contribute their ...

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06/24/16
SportsBusiness Daily: UFC Reaches Deal With Snapchat

The UFC today will announce it has agreed to a multiyear partnership with Snapchat in which the social media company will cover select events through its "Live" product. The deal will give UFC fans with the Snapchat mobile app on their iOS or Android devices the opportunity to contribute their ...

06/22/16
SportsBusiness Daily: NFLPA Suspends Ash Narayan's Registration

The NFLPA today informed agents that it has suspended the registration of financial advisor Ash Narayan indefinitely after the SEC obtained a court order freezing his assets. The government agency announced yesterday that it had obtained the order and accused Narayan of “secretly siphoning m ...

06/20/16
SportsBusiness Journal: Labor & Agents: Signees for new agency

I ndependent Sports and Entertainment , newly formed from what was Relativity Sports, has signed a large class of NBA prospects, headed up by Kentucky forward Skal Labissiere , a projected lottery pick, and Liga ACB forward Juan Hernangomez , o ...

Tags: Labor and Agents

06/20/16
SportsBusiness Journal: Agency relaunches as Burkle ups investment

Relativity Sports is now running as an Independent. Sports investor Ron Burkle has closed an investment in the former Relativity Sports, renamed it Independent Sports and Entertainment and hired former Madison Square Garden chief Hank Ratner as the company’s new president and CEO. Re ...

Tags: Labor and Agents

06/20/16
SportsBusiness Journal: CAA unit now MLB hospitality partner

Major League Baseball and CAA Sports have signed a long-term agreement to make CAA Premium Experience the league’s official event and hospitality partner. Starting with next month’s MLB All-Star Week in San Diego, CAA Premium Experience will package and customize fan experiences and t ...

Tags: Marketing and Sponsorship

06/20/16
SportsBusiness Journal: Lagardère signs top amateur player Rahm

Lagardère Sports has signed Jon Rahm, the No. 1 amateur golfer in the world for the last two years and the only player ever to win the prestigious Ben Hogan Award twice. “I don’t want to put expectations on him, but his record so far is as good as Phil’s or Tiger’s ...

Tags: Labor and Agents

06/14/16
SportsBusiness Daily: Bradley Ames Surrenders NBPA Certification

Priority Sports & Entertainment agent Bradley Ames yesterday voluntarily surrendered his NBPA certification shortly after the union confirmed they were investigating him . The certification allowed Ames to negotiate contracts with NBA clubs. The NBPA opened an investigation int ...

06/13/16
SportsBusiness Daily: NBPA Investigating Bradley Ames

The NBPA is conducting an investigation into claims made about Priority Sports & Entertainment agent Bradley Ames , who was indicted Friday on federal child pornography charges. NBPA Exec Dir Michele Roberts in an email wrote, "We are not yet ready to make any statements about this situation, ...

06/13/16
SportsBusiness Journal: Purchase furthers CAA Sports’ global growth

CAA Sports has acquired Munich-based sports and entertainment brand consulting firm Cemano Communication, which counts the Coca-Cola Co. and Allianz among its clients. Financial details were not disclosed. The acquisition of Cemano Communication ...

Tags: Labor and Agents

06/13/16
SportsBusiness Journal: Labor & Agents: PBI picks up 3 NHL coaches

P BI Sports & Entertainment has signed NHL coaches Mike Sulliva n of the Pittsburgh Penguins, John Tortorella of the Columbus Blue Jackets and John Hynes of the New Jersey Devils for representation. Neil Glasberg , president and fo ...

Tags: Labor and Agents

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