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Liz Mullen

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

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The Players' Tribune Set To Debut "Scouting Myself" Video Series

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 06 / 28 / 16

The Players’ Tribune later today will be rolling out “Scouting Myself,” the first video series the media company is producing as part of its partnership with American Family Insurance. The series will feature eight videos from top athletes, including Clay Matthews , Elena Delle D...

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