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Liz Mullen

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

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WME Signs LeBron James For All Entertainment, Acting Projects

04 / 23 / 14

WME has signed Heat F  LeBron James for all entertainment and acting projects, the agency confirmed. At WME, he will be represented by a team of agents throughout the TV, film and literary divisions. James will continue to be represented for marketing endeavors off the court by Fenway Sports G...

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03/27/12
WME Signs Howard For Off-Court Deals

WME has quietly signed a deal to co-represent Magic C Dwight Howard for all of his off-court deals, the third athlete to sign with the Hollywood talent firm in the last few months. WME board member and partner Dave Wirtschafter and WME marketing and sports agent Jill Smoller will co-represent Howard ...

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03/26/12
Dwight Howard Signs With WME For Off-Court Deals

WME has quietly signed a deal to co-represent Magic C Dwight Howard for all his off-court deals, the third sports superstar to sign with the Hollywood talent firm in the last few months. WME board member and partner Dave Wirtschafter and WME marketing and sports agent Jill Smoller will co-repr ...

03/23/12
NFLPA Slated To Vote Sunday On President

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03/19/12
Sources: Durant Signs With Pelinka

Thunder F Kevin Durant has signed with prominent NBA player agent Rob Pelinka for representation, sources said. Pelinka's L.A.-based firm, The Landmark Sports Agency, represents 15 NBA players, including Lakers G Kobe Bryant . As previously reported , Durant parted ways with his longtime agent ...

03/01/12
Cruz Yet To Officially Part Ways With Agents

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03/01/12
Darren Sproles To Endorse Power Balance

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02/22/12
K-Rod Attorney Sues WMG Attorney

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02/17/12
Sources: Durant Parts Ways With Agent

Thunder F Kevin Durant sent a termination notice yesterday to the NBPA, firing his longtime agent Aaron Goodwin , sources said. Goodwin did not immediately return a phone call. Under NBPA regulations, there is a 15 day "cooling off" period, during which Durant cannot sign with a new agent. The ne ...

02/06/12
Charges Against Dre Kirkpatrick Dismissed

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Trent Richardson Signs With CAA Football

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