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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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08/04/11
Judge Denies Motion In Quinn Case

A Houston federal judge yesterday denied NFL agent Carl Carey's motion for a restraining order preventing certain agents from negotiating a contract for his former client, Rams first-round draft pick Robert Quinn, after Carey indicated the motion was now moot. The Rams signed Quinn to a contract ove ...

Tags: Labor and Agents

08/03/11
NBA Suit Names 13 Player Defendants

The NBA named 13 individual players as defendants to represent the class of all NBA players in the lawsuit it filed yesterday against the NBPA in N.Y. federal court. The players named represent NBA players in different situations, from All-Stars to free agents to a second-round draft pick. The NBA ...

08/02/11
Hunter: NBPA Will Seek Dismissal Of Suit

NBPA Exec Dir Billy Hunter said the players will seek the dismissal of a lawsuit and an unfair labor practices charge the NBA filed earlier today, and urged the NBA to go back to the bargaining table with the players before the '11-12 NBA season is “seriously jeopardized.” Hunter s ...

08/02/11
Babolat Signs Deal With Jack Sock

Jack Sock , the '10 U.S. Open Junior tennis champion who recently turned professional, has signed a multiyear racket and strings deal with Babolat, the leading manufacturer of tennis equipment. Financial details of the deal were not disclosed. Babolat Int'l Tour Manager Seth McKinley said, "We ...

07/29/11
Hearing On Quinn Representation Postponed

A court hearing on a motion to issue a restraining order preventing certain agents from negotiating a deal with Rams first-round draft pick Robert Quinn has been postponed until later this month while the parties work try to settle the matter. NFL agent Carl Carey asked a Houston federal judge to po ...

Tags: Labor and Agents

07/27/11
NFLPA Memo: New Cap Is "Soft Cap"

The NFLPA sent out a memo to NFL player agents today reminding them that the $120.4M salary cap for the '11 NFL season is a "soft cap" and that clubs can exceed that cap in actual cash spent under the terms of the Brady settlement agreement. "In addition, we want to emphasize that for 2011 there is ...

07/27/11
Sorenstam Renews Deal With IMG

IMG announced today that World Golf HOFer Annika Sorenstam has renewed her agreement with IMG for worldwide management and marketing representation. Sorenstam had been represented by Tiger Woods ' agent Mark Steinberg , who recently left IMG and became a full partner in Excel Sports Management. ...

07/26/11
Agent Files for TRO After Quinn Fires Him

The recently fired agent of Rams first-round draft pick Robert Quinn has asked a federal judge to issue a temporary restraining order preventing agents he alleges interfered in his relationship with Quinn from communicating or negotiating a deal with the Rams. U.S. District Judge Nancy Atlas has set ...

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07/22/11
NFLPA Warns Agents About Website

The NFLPA sent out an advisory to NFL player agents early Friday afternoon, warning them to steer players away from a website that purportedly was trying to reconstitute a union and was not affiliated with the NFLPA. "We have received information from players indicating that they are being referred ...

07/11/11
Mark Steinberg Joining Excel Sports Management

Mark Steinberg, the agent to Tiger Woods, has joined Excel Sports Management, the agency founded by powerful NBA agent Jeff Schwartz, as a full partner in the company. "We are excited to have Mark and to have Tiger join Excel," Schwartz said in a telephone interview this morning. “Mark is goin ...

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