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Liz Mullen

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

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Bud Light, Players' Tribune Partner On New Jerry Rice Video

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 01 / 22 / 18

Bud Light has partnered with The Players' Tribune to create an original video featuring Pro Football HOFer Jerry Rice . Financial details were not disclosed. This marks TPT's first partnership with the beer brand. In the video, which will debut on TPT's social channels today, Rice shows up at a fla...

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SportsBusiness Journal: Players association is a first

Derek Shao (right), known as Zig, and his Phoenix1 "League of Legends" teammates are now part of a players association.  Photo by: RIOT GAMES The 50 or so professional players in ...

Tags: Labor and Agents

SportsBusiness Journal: MLB looks at changes for draft

This year's draft, as in 2016, will be at MLB Network in Secaucus, NJ. GETTY IMAGES Major League Baseball is considering major shifts for its annual draft held each June, such as a new location or ...

Tags: Events and Attractions

SportsBusiness Journal: Labor & Agents: Into the pool with WME

W ME has signed Ryan Murphy , who won three gold medals at the Rio Olympics. A team of agents led by Brian Bishoff will represent Murphy, who is seen as one of the most marketable athletes going into the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Mur ...

Tags: Labor and Agents

SportsBusiness Daily: Former ISE Agent Opens Dynasty Sports Group

Aylton Tesch, one of two NBA agents who left ISE after the agency fired Dan Fegan, has set up a new agency called Dynasty Sports Group. Tesch, who resigned from ISE on March 13, filed the paperwork to register Dynasty Sports Group as an LLC with the California Secretary of State's office on March 24 ...

Tags: Labor and Agents

SportsBusiness Daily: Harrah's To Sponsor Breeders' Cup Sweepstakes

The Breeders’ Cup announced today that it signed Harrah’s Resort Southern California as the presenting sponsor for its VIP Sweepstakes, which gives winning fans a trip to the world championship event and time interacting with celebrities, including chef Bobby Flay. Financial terms of the ...

Tags: Marketing and Sponsorship

SportsBusiness Journal: Labor & Agents: Tandem ride

N BA agent Jim Tanner may be having his best year since he launched Tandem Sports & Entertainment , signing a couple of high-profile draft prospects as well as several veteran players. Tanner has signed a strong draft class, he ...

Tags: Labor and Agents

SportsBusiness Daily: ISE Disputes Fegan's Right To Compete

ISE today disputed the claim of NBA agent Dan Fegan that he is now able to compete with his former employer and warning anyone who interferes with the agency's contractual rights. Fegan earlier today announced an arbitrator rejected ISE's attempt to get a preliminary injunction. Fegan also said he ...

SportsBusiness Daily: Arbitrator Denies ISE Request In Fegan Case

NBA agent Dan Fegan has won a round against former employer ISE, as an arbitrator has denied the agency's request for a preliminary injunction. This means Fegan is free to continue providing representation and counsel to current and future players. He also has no restrictions on establishing hi ...

Tags: Labor and Agents

SportsBusiness Daily: Federal Court Rules Against Fegan In ISE Fight

An L.A. federal court judge yesterday ruled against NBA agent Dan Fegan and in favor of his former employer, Independent Sports & Entertainment, sending the bitter legal battle back to state court. Judge Andre Birotte Jr. denied Fegan's motion to dismiss ISE's legal action against him. Birotte a ...

Tags: Labor and Agents

SportsBusiness Daily: Players' Tribune Hires MLB's Joe Carney

The Players' Tribune named MLB VP/Sales  JOE CARNEY  Senior VP/Sales & Brand Partnerships. Carney at MLB led a team that managed sponsorship and media sales across MLB Network and MLB.com. Prior to that, Carney spent five years at the NFL, where he served as Dir of NFL.com Media S ...

Tags: People and Pop Culture

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