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Liz Mullen

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

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TLA hires execs, creates division

Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 02 / 20 / 17

TLA’s event business this year will include a college game in Sydney, Australia. Photo by: GETTY IMAGES TLA Worldwide has hired three new talent marketing executives to replace ...

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SportsBusiness Journal: Labor & Agents: BDA’s NBA prospects

M ichigan State power forward Deyonta Davis , a projected lottery pick, is part of a large class of prospects that BDA Sports has signed for this month’s NBA draft. BDA Sports founder and President Bill Duffy and agent Nima Namakian ...

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SportsBusiness Journal: Kuntz joins Ferris’ new hockey agency

Hockey agent Darren Ferris has launched player representation firm Definitive Hockey Group and has joined forces with several other agents, including Murray Kuntz, formerly of CAA Hockey. Based in Oakville, Ontario, Definitive Hockey Group lists 14 NHL player and prospect clients, including Calga ...

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SportsBusiness Daily: Octagon Hires ESPN's Tim Scanlan

Octagon has hired former ESPN exec Tim Scanlan as VP/Sports Broadcast, a new position at the agency in which he will lead the company's broadcast talent representation group. Scanlan was most recently ESPN VP/Talent Planning & Development, where he was involved in recruitment of and contrac ...

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SportsBusiness Daily: Tyson Foods Signs Deal With Players' Tribune

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SportsBusiness Daily: Players' Tribune Partners With Tyson Foods

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SportsBusiness Journal: UFC, DGital Media to produce podcasts

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SportsBusiness Journal: Labor & Agents: Octagon signs Marc Gasol

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SportsBusiness Journal: Segal president of Lagardère division

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SportsBusiness Daily: Blue Equity Acquires 3 Kings Entertainment

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SportsBusiness Daily: Vinnie Porter's NFLPA Suspension Overturned

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