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Liz Mullen

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

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MMA plaintiffs have fight on their hands with boxing’s Arum

Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 09 / 25 / 17

A federal court has set a hearing for later this week to determine whether MMA fighters suing the UFC can depose hall of fame boxing promoter Bob Arum . The fighters have already deposed witnesses such as UFC President Dana White and ...

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09/25/17
SportsBusiness Journal: Labor & Agents: Plaintiffs have fight

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09/20/17
SportsBusiness Daily: Smith Re-elected NFLPA Exec Dir

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09/18/17
SportsBusiness Journal: Labor & Agents: Carl Edwards' new agent

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09/18/17
SportsBusiness Journal: Former Bills GM joins Impellia

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Tags: Marketing and Sponsorship

09/14/17
SportsBusiness Daily: Octagon Brings On Tier 1 Management's Casey Muir

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Tags: Labor and Agents, Octagon

09/11/17
SportsBusiness Journal: Game Changers: Danielle Cantor

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09/11/17
SportsBusiness Journal: Labor & Agents: Octagon signs Woody

O ctagon has signed former NFL offensive lineman and ESPN broadcaster Damien Woody and is negotiating a new contract for him with the network. Tim Scanlan , Octagon vice president, sports broadcast, is representing Woody. He was forme ...

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SportsBusiness Journal: Game Changers: Beth McClinton

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09/07/17
SportsBusiness Daily: NFLPA Partners With Tech Company StatMuse

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