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Liz Mullen

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

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Ndamukong Suh Signs With CAA's Jimmy Sexton For Representation

03 / 07 / 14

CAA Sports has signed Lions DT Ndamukong Suh for representation, and CAA NFL player agent Jimmy Sexton will represent him. Suh had been represented by Relativity Sports, but left that agency in January. There have been reports that Suh would be represented by Roc Nation Sports, which has a partn...

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11/18/11
Sources: Dogra, Condon Staying At CAA

Football agents Ben Dogra and Tom Condon , who have assembled the most powerful player representation business in the NFL, if not the most dominant one-sport athlete practice in all of sports, have both signed multiyear deals to remain at CAA Sports, sources said. Financial details of the deal co ...

11/18/11
Dogra, Condon Re-Up With CAA Sports

Football agents Ben Dogra and Tom Condon, who have assembled the most powerful player representation business in the NFL, if not the most dominant one-sport athlete practice in all of sports, have both signed multiyear deals to remain at CAA Sports, sources said. Financial details of the deal could ...

Tags: Labor and Agents

11/16/11
Agents Deliberating NBPA Decertification

A group of powerful NBA agents will hold meetings today and tomorrow with legal experts to try to determine whether or not to proceed with an involuntary decertification of the NBPA, even though the union has disclaimed interest, sources said. An involuntary decertification of the NBPA “is sti ...

11/11/11
Collection Of NBA Player Signatures Continues

The process of gathering signatures of players to hold a vote to decertify the NBPA has begun, and more than 100 players have signed or committed to sign a petition to disband the union, said a source close to the group of powerful NBA agents who favor the move. In order to hold a decertification vo ...

11/04/11
Len Simon Advising NBAers Who May Split From Union

About 50 NBA players on a conference call last night to review their options in the NBA lockout received advice from antitrust attorney Len Simon , a source close to the players said. Simon is counsel at San Diego-based Robbins, Geller, Rudman + Dowd, and as was previously reported by SportsBusine ...

10/12/11
Rosenhaus Signs NFLers Manningham, Garay

Rosenhaus Sports has signed NFL Giants WR Mario Manningham and Chargers DT Antonio Garay , two of several player/agent switches involving powerful NFL agent Drew Rosenhaus in the last several weeks. Both Manningham and Garay will be free agents after this NFL season. Manningham was formerly rep ...

10/11/11
Kenyon Leaving CAA By Mutual Agreement

CAA Sports has decided to restructure its international operations and as a result, longtime soccer exec Peter Kenyon , who was assisting the agency in growing its international sports business, is leaving the company by mutual agreement, CAA said today. “As a result of a strategic restructur ...

09/23/11
Pros Inc. Signs Els For Representation

Pros Inc., a new golf management firm started by golf industry veteran execs Buddy Marucci , Vinny Giles and Giff Breed , has signed Ernie Els for representation, Marucci confirmed this afternoon. "We are very excited about Ernie choosing us," Marucci said. "We believe it gives us instant cred ...

08/24/11
Brian Orakpo To Appear In Geico Ads

Redskins LB Brian Orakpo has signed a two-year sponsorship deal with Geico in which he will be featured in three national television spots this NFL season, the first one set to air tomorrow night on ESPN during the Redskins-Ravens game. The three spots, which were filmed in L.A. in May, feature Orak ...

Tags: Marketing and Sponsorship, Geico

08/11/11
Billy Hunter Meets With NLRB Officials

NBPA Exec Dir Billy Hunter met with National Labor Relations Board officials Tuesday and Wednesday as part of the federal agency’s ongoing investigation into the union’s unfair labor practices charge it filed against the NBA. "We understand the investigation is about to end,” said ...

Tags: NBA, Leagues and Governing Bodies

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