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Liz Mullen

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

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Bud Light, Players' Tribune Partner On New Jerry Rice Video

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 01 / 22 / 18

Bud Light has partnered with The Players' Tribune to create an original video featuring Pro Football HOFer Jerry Rice . Financial details were not disclosed. This marks TPT's first partnership with the beer brand. In the video, which will debut on TPT's social channels today, Rice shows up at a fla...

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04/18/17
SportsBusiness Daily: MLBPA Launching Social Networking App

The MLBPA today is launching Infield Chatter, a social network app for players which is a combination of Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, but has a human monitor to silence trolls. More than half of MLBers have signed up to participate on the mobile app. Additionally, many minor league players have ...

04/17/17
SportsBusiness Journal: Labor & Agents: Playing Ball

N BA agent Harrison Gaines , as well as other attorneys and a brand director, will be part of the team representing UCLA guard and projected NBA lottery pick Lonzo Ball , said Ball’s father, LaVar . Gaines, a 27-year-old attorney who w ...

Tags: Labor and Agents

04/17/17
SportsBusiness Journal: Hollywood agencies gather up broadcast talent

Editor’s note: This story is revised from the print edition. The business of representing sports broadcasters, once made up of boutique firms in New York and scattered player agents representing a few clients in second-career broadcast work, has over the last five years become more spec ...

Tags: Labor and Agents

04/17/17
SportsBusiness Journal: CSE Talent adds baseball agency

CSE Talent has acquired Arland Sports, a baseball representation firm that has advised eight first-round draft picks over the last eight years, including Boston Red Sox rookie left fielder Andrew Benintendi. Financial terms were not disclosed. Arland Sports founder Jason Wood will become presiden ...

Tags: Labor and Agents

04/13/17
SportsBusiness Daily Global: Breeders' Cup Announces Int'l Schedule

The Breeders' Cup on Wednesday announced its full int'l schedule of official "Win and You're In" qualifying races for its world championships, and the list includes 32 races in 11 countries outside of North America. The Breeders' Cup World Championships will be held at Del Mar Thoroughbred Club ...

Tags: Events and Attractions, North America

04/11/17
SportsBusiness Daily: Beverly Hills Sports Council Looks To Invest

Beverly Hills Sports Council, a large MLB player representation firm, has launched a new parent company, BHSC Global, LLC, which will make acquisitions in the sports and entertainment space, with capital provided by a new, private investor. Under t ...

Tags: Labor and Agents, MLB

04/10/17
SportsBusiness Journal: Forty Under 40: Rob DeAngelis

CAA Rob DeAngelis has been involved in creating some of the most innovative sponsorship agreements in sports in recent years, including the first deal ever in which the logo of a company was placed on the inside of players’ jerseys. In that 2013 deal, which was laud ...

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04/10/17
SportsBusiness Journal: MLBPA built assets in late stage of CBA

The MLB Players Association in 2016 built up its asset base to $178.6 million, the second largest in the organization’s 51-year history, as it maintained its practice of accumulating funds in the latter stages of a collective-bargaining agreement. The figure, a 27 percent jump from 2015, wa ...

Tags: Labor and Agents

04/10/17
SportsBusiness Journal: Forty Under 40: Matthew Nussbaum

mlbpa Every day during the MLB season, if it is raining anywhere at any game, MLB Players Association assistant general counsel Matthew Nussbaum will get a call. One of his many jobs is to find a day to reschedule the game for both clubs. HASHTAG YOUR L ...

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04/10/17
SportsBusiness Journal: Forty Under 40: David Oxfeld

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