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Liz Mullen

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

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Plugged In: Glenn Ware

Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 10 / 16 / 17

Glenn Ware founded PwC’s Global Intelligence Operations Center in 2008 to help corporations deal with external threats to their business. In 2013, Ware started a sports intelligence group after being hired by an NFL team and an NBA team to assess situations involving allegations of domestic v...

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04/17/17
SportsBusiness Journal: Hollywood agencies gather up broadcast talent

Editor’s note: This story is revised from the print edition. The business of representing sports broadcasters, once made up of boutique firms in New York and scattered player agents representing a few clients in second-career broadcast work, has over the last five years become more spec ...

Tags: Labor and Agents

04/17/17
SportsBusiness Journal: CSE Talent adds baseball agency

CSE Talent has acquired Arland Sports, a baseball representation firm that has advised eight first-round draft picks over the last eight years, including Boston Red Sox rookie left fielder Andrew Benintendi. Financial terms were not disclosed. Arland Sports founder Jason Wood will become presiden ...

Tags: Labor and Agents

04/13/17
SportsBusiness Daily Global: Breeders' Cup Announces Int'l Schedule

The Breeders' Cup on Wednesday announced its full int'l schedule of official "Win and You're In" qualifying races for its world championships, and the list includes 32 races in 11 countries outside of North America. The Breeders' Cup World Championships will be held at Del Mar Thoroughbred Club ...

Tags: Events and Attractions, North America

04/11/17
SportsBusiness Daily: Beverly Hills Sports Council Looks To Invest

Beverly Hills Sports Council, a large MLB player representation firm, has launched a new parent company, BHSC Global, LLC, which will make acquisitions in the sports and entertainment space, with capital provided by a new, private investor. Under t ...

Tags: Labor and Agents, MLB

04/10/17
SportsBusiness Journal: Forty Under 40: Rob DeAngelis

CAA Rob DeAngelis has been involved in creating some of the most innovative sponsorship agreements in sports in recent years, including the first deal ever in which the logo of a company was placed on the inside of players’ jerseys. In that 2013 deal, which was laud ...

Tags: Forty Under 40

04/10/17
SportsBusiness Journal: MLBPA built assets in late stage of CBA

The MLB Players Association in 2016 built up its asset base to $178.6 million, the second largest in the organization’s 51-year history, as it maintained its practice of accumulating funds in the latter stages of a collective-bargaining agreement. The figure, a 27 percent jump from 2015, wa ...

Tags: Labor and Agents

04/10/17
SportsBusiness Journal: Forty Under 40: Matthew Nussbaum

mlbpa Every day during the MLB season, if it is raining anywhere at any game, MLB Players Association assistant general counsel Matthew Nussbaum will get a call. One of his many jobs is to find a day to reschedule the game for both clubs. HASHTAG YOUR L ...

Tags: Forty Under 40

04/10/17
SportsBusiness Journal: Forty Under 40: David Oxfeld

sam maller In his position as vice president of client sales and business development at Excel Sports Management, David Oxfeld’s job is to sell nonendemic sponsorships for all athletes, throughout the agency, as well as work on other sales. He negotiated endorsement ...

Tags: Forty Under 40

04/10/17
SportsBusiness Journal: Labor & Agents: Mahomes moving up

W hen NFL agent Leigh Steinberg signed Texas Tech’s Patrick Mahomes , he called him the best quarterback in the draft, but not a lot of people in the business agreed with him. Back in January, Mahomes was not ranked as a first-round pr ...

Tags: Labor and Agents

04/07/17
SportsBusiness Daily: Agent Dan Fegan To Have TRO Lifted

The temporary restraining order preventing NBA agent Dan Fegan from competing with his former employer, Independent Sports & Entertainment, will expire today after a federal court judge denied the agency's emergency motion to remand the case to state court. U.S. District Judge André Birot ...

Tags: Labor and Agents

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