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Liz Mullen

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

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The Players' Tribune Set To Debut "Scouting Myself" Video Series

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 06 / 28 / 16

The Players’ Tribune later today will be rolling out “Scouting Myself,” the first video series the media company is producing as part of its partnership with American Family Insurance. The series will feature eight videos from top athletes, including Clay Matthews , Elena Delle D...

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SportsBusiness Journal: Burkle’s move helps stabilize Relativity

Editor's note: This story is revised from the print edition. Relativity Sports last week named Ron Burkle chairman of the board and announced that the billionaire would invest $30 million in the company. Burkle, a founding board member of Relativity Sports and a co-owner of the Pittsburgh ...

Tags: Labor and Agents

10/12/15
SportsBusiness Journal: Ballengee hires two from Relativity

Ballengee Group has hired MLB agents Steve Rath, James Reid and Tom Little, longtime agent to San Francisco Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner, the company announced last week. Oil executive James Ballengee launched Ballengee Group in October 2014. Rath worked at the Beverly Hills Sports Council, a ...

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10/07/15
SportsBusiness Daily: Relativity Sports Names Ron Burkle Chair

Penguins co-Owner Ron Burkle has been named Relativity Sports Chair and will invest $30M in growth capital to expand the sports agency , the company announced today. Relativity Sports also announced that CEO Happy Walters has left the company will begin a search for his replacement. Additionall ...

10/06/15
SportsBusiness Daily: MWWPR Gets Stake In Berk Communications

Global PR company MWWPR has acquired a majority stake in Berk Communications & Marketing Group, outside consultant to Jay Z, Roc Nation Sports and a number of high-profile athletes. Under the terms of the deal, Ron Berkowitz will continue to serve as President & CEO of N.Y.-based Berk C ...

Tags: Labor and Agents

10/06/15
SportsBusiness Daily: Papa John's To Sponsor Breeders' Cup Festival Week

Papa John’s has signed a one-year deal to be the official pizza sponsor of the inaugural Breeders’ Cup Festival Week at the end of this month in Lexington. The festival begins Oct. 24 and leads up to the Breeders’ Cup races that will be held at Keeneland Race Course Oct. 30-31. Fin ...

Tags: Marketing and Sponsorship, Breeders Cup, Papa Johns

10/05/15
SportsBusiness Journal: Labor & Agents: Rosenhaus roster grows

R osenhaus Sports has signed standout rookie middle linebacker Kwon Alexander of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, the latest NFL player to join the agency as a client this year. Agency owner and CEO Drew Rosenhaus and agent Robert Bailey will ...

Tags: Labor and Agents

10/05/15
SportsBusiness Journal: Roberts’ first-year salary reaches $1.2M

National Basketball Players Association Executive Director Michele Roberts earned a salary of $1.2 million in her first year on the job. Roberts, who was elected as the first female executive director of a major sports union last summer, received total compensation of $1,061,662 for the period of ...

Tags: Labor and Agents

09/29/15
SportsBusiness Daily: NFL Players Inc., DraftKings Sign Deal

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SportsBusiness Journal: Labor & Agents: Lynch, Pepsi in sync

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SportsBusiness Journal: France officially at CAA Sports

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