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Liz Mullen

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

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Broadcasting, Coaches Agent Jordan Bazant Joining WME After Leaving The Legacy Agency

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 23 / 16

Marketing, coaches and broadcast agent Jordan Bazant has left The Legacy Agency, where he was a partner, to join WME. Bazant will be based in WME's N.Y. offices. He started his new job yesterday and reports to Rick Rosen, WME partner and head of television. Bazant at WME is expected to wor...

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