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

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Lawsuit Filed By Packers' Pennel Against NFL, NFLPA Resolved Before Hearing

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 12 / 06 / 16

The lawsuit that Packers DT Michael Pennel brought against the NFL and the NFLPA has been resolved, according to an order issued by a Cleveland federal judge. U.S. District Judge John Adams met with the attorneys for Pennel, the NFL and the NFLPA via telephone yesterday, according to the court docke...

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Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, NFL

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SportsBusiness Daily: Tyson Foods Signs Deal With Players' Tribune

The Players’ Tribune will announce later today that it has signed Tyson Foods as its latest corporate branded content partner. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Tyson Foods brands, including Ball Park and Hillshire Farm, will be integrated into in The Players' Tribune brande ...

Tags: Marketing and Sponsorship

SportsBusiness Daily: Players' Tribune Partners With Tyson Foods

The Players’ Tribune today will announce that it has signed Tyson Foods as its latest corporate branded content partner. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Tyson Foods brands, including Ball Park and Hillshire Farm, wil ...

SportsBusiness Journal: UFC, DGital Media to produce podcasts

The UFC is launching a twice-a-week podcast through a new deal with DGital Media, the company that produces Adrian Wojnarowski’s “The Vertical Podcast.” The podcast will feature UFC President Dana White, its fighters and celebrity fans as part of the multiyear deal. ...

Tags: Media

SportsBusiness Journal: Labor & Agents: Octagon signs Marc Gasol

O ctagon has signed Memphis Grizzlies center Marc Gasol for representation on and off the court. Gasol will be represented by agent Alex Saratsis . He was formerly represented by Wasserman , which negotiated a five-year, $110 million maxi ...

Tags: Labor and Agents

SportsBusiness Journal: Segal president of Lagardère division

Editor's note:  This story is revised from the print edition. Lagardère Sports has signed a new, long-term employment agreement with NFL agent Joel Segal that promotes him to president of team sports, a new position in the company. Financial terms of the deal were not announced. ...

Tags: Labor and Agents

SportsBusiness Daily: Blue Equity Acquires 3 Kings Entertainment

Blue Equity, LLC, a private equity firm, has acquired DC-based 3 Kings Entertainment, a broadcasting talent agency, which represents more than 100 media personality clients, including news anchors and reporters, weathercasters, sportscasters, correspondents and studio hosts. Financial terms of the a ...

Tags: Labor and Agents

SportsBusiness Daily: Vinnie Porter's NFLPA Suspension Overturned

Vinnie Porter’s NFLPA suspension has been overturned on appeal and he plans to resume his career as an NFL agent, attorney Darren Heitner said yesterday. Porter had been suspended by the NFLPA’s Committee on Agent Regulation & Discipline since February ’15 after the The Sm ...

Tags: Labor and Agents

SportsBusiness Daily Global: NBC Secures Rights To Royal Ascot

NBC Sports Group announced Sunday that it has reached a multiyear agreement for the exclusive U.S. media rights to broadcast Great Britain’s Royal Ascot horse racing event, starting in '17. NBCSN will present live coverage of the June event, which is attended by Queen Elizabeth II of England, ...

Tags: Media, United Kingdom, North America

SportsBusiness Journal: Fehr receives first Michael Weiner award

Don Fehr, who led the MLBPA as executive director from 1985 through 2009 before becoming NHLPA executive director in 2010, was the first recipient of the Michael Weiner Sports Lawyers Association Award of Excellence. Don Fehr, spe ...

Tags: Labor and Agents

SportsBusiness Journal: Labor & Agents: MLB talks progressing

A lthough nothing is certain in labor negotiations, attorneys representing MLB and the MLB Players Association are giving indications that the sides are making progress toward a new collective-bargaining agreement. The MLB CBA expires Dec. 1. ...

Tags: Labor and Agents

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