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Liz Mullen

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

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Steinberg goes from top of the draft to front of a classroom

Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 08 / 29 / 16

A fter more than 40 years in the agent business, Leigh Steinberg is leading a seminar for those who want to practice the craft. Steinberg said he launched the Leigh Steinberg Agent Academy as a way to give tools to those who want to pursue ...

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SportsBusiness Journal: Labor & Agents: WME signs Iguodala

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SportsBusiness Journal: Agents for Super Bowl MVP size up deals

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