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Liz Mullen

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

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CAA Sports Terminates Employees Who Worked With NFL Agent Ben Dogra

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 11 / 21 / 14

CAA Sports has terminated several employees who worked closely with former CAA Football co-head and NFL player agent Ben Dogra in the St. Louis office, Dogra’s attorney, Rusty Hardin, confirmed. The names of the employees could not be determined, but Hardin said they included anywhere fro...

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Tags: Labor and Agents, Creative Artists Agency

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