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Liz Mullen

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

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NFL Players Inc. Moves Ride-Share Deal To Lyft; Players Can Use Social Media For Credits

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 04 / 26 / 17

NFL Players Inc. has formed a partnership with Lyft for the upcoming season, and the pact begins today. Financial details were not disclosed. Under the terms of the agreement, Lyft will not only provide rides for NFL players, but will assist them with future career and business opportunities, said N...

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Tags: Marketing and Sponsorship, NFL

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SportsBusiness Journal: African league adding teams in year two

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08/01/16
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07/25/16
SportsBusiness Journal: TaylorMade adds top young players

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Tags: Marketing and Sponsorship, Labor and Agents

07/25/16
SportsBusiness Journal: NFL agent Dandy moving to CAA Sports

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Tags: Labor and Agents

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SportsBusiness Daily: NHL Dismisses Neutral Discipline Arbitrator

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07/18/16
SportsBusiness Journal: Plugged In: Dania Diaz

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Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies

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