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Liz Mullen

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

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Roc Nation’s Miale adds to NFL client roster with RB Barkley

Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 01 / 15 / 18

R oc Nation Sports agent Kim Miale continues to set benchmarks for female agents in the NFL following the signing of Penn State running back Saquon Barkley . Miale is representing Barkley on the field and is co-representing him for all o...

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05/18/17
SportsBusiness Daily: Morgan Stanley Sponsoring SLA Conference

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05/15/17
SportsBusiness Journal: Plaintiffs still want to depose White, Cuban

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05/15/17
SportsBusiness Journal: Cutler sticks with marketing agent

Jay Cutler’s deal to be an analyst on Fox’s NFL coverage, announced this month, was negotiated not by a Hollywood agency or firm specializing in broadcasting work but by Mark Block, who has served as the quarterback’s off-the-field agent for years. Block is director of marketing ...

Tags: Labor and Agents

05/08/17
SportsBusiness Journal: Labor & Agents: Reps intact at draft

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05/08/17
SportsBusiness Journal: CAA Sports adds to roster of NFL vets

CAA Sports has signed eight veteran NFL players for representation, including Houston Texans outside linebacker Whitney Mercilus and Los Angeles Rams inside linebacker Alec Ogletree, who were both named to the All-Pro second team last season. CAA Football also signed New York Jets wide receiver R ...

Tags: Labor and Agents

05/05/17
SportsBusiness Daily: Lawyer: Fegan Did Not "Orchestrate" ISE Suit

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05/05/17
SportsBusiness Daily: Former ISE Employee Claims Gender Discrimination

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05/04/17
SportsBusiness Daily Global: Japan-Based Horse To Run At Belmont

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05/03/17
SportsBusiness Daily: Elliott, Prescott Lead NFLPA Player Sales List

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