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Liz Mullen

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

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Athletes First Hires Coaches Agent Armstrong, Though CAA Claims He Still Works For Agency

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 09 / 20 / 16

Athletes First said yesterday that it had hired coaches agent and former NFLer Trace Armstrong as VP & Dir of Coaching, but CAA said Armstrong is still employed at CAA Sports. "While we do not comment on personnel matters, I can confirm that Trace Armstrong remains an employee of CAA Sports...

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Tags: Labor and Agents, CAA, Athletes First

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02/29/16
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02/28/16
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02/23/16
SportsBusiness Daily: NBPA Makes Changes To Rules For Agents

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SportsBusiness Daily: NBPA Advises Agents On Regulations

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SportsBusiness Daily: Breeders' Cup Hires Fleming For New Position

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