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Liz Mullen

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

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Ndamukong Suh Signs With CAA's Jimmy Sexton For Representation

03 / 07 / 14

CAA Sports has signed Lions DT Ndamukong Suh for representation, and CAA NFL player agent Jimmy Sexton will represent him. Suh had been represented by Relativity Sports, but left that agency in January. There have been reports that Suh would be represented by Roc Nation Sports, which has a partn...

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02/22/11
Sources: Casey Close Leaving CAA

Prominent baseball player agent Casey Close , best known as the longtime representative to Yankees SS Derek Jeter and Phillies 1B Ryan Howard , is leaving CAA Sports when his contract expires next month, multiple sources said. Sources said CAA and Close are trying to work out the details of his ...

02/18/11
Motion Granted To Hold Hearing In NFL Dispute

U.S. District Court Judge David Doty has granted a motion by the NFLPA to hold a hearing next week on whether to unseal some of the documents in the union's case challenging the NFL’s use of television rights money. The NFLPA argued that the NFL players and public have a right to the information and ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, NFL

02/17/11
Motion Granted For NFL Labor Hearing

U.S. District Court Judge David Doty has granted a motion by the NFLPA to hold a hearing next week on whether to unseal some of the documents in the union's case challenging the NFL’s use of television rights money. The NFLPA argued that the NFL players and public have a right to the information a ...

02/17/11
NFL Agent Paul Lawrence Dies Unexpectedly

PAUL LAWRENCE , a respected NFL player agent who worked for major NFL player representation firm Maximum Sports Management and interacted with NFL players like Cardinals WR LARRY FITZGERALD , died suddenly yesterday. "He has passed," Maximum Sports Principal  EUGENE PARKER  confirmed in a very ...

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02/17/11
NFL Agent Paul Lawrence Dies

Paul Lawrence , a respected NFL player agent who worked for major NFL player representation firm Maximum Sports Management, died suddenly yesterday. Lawrence, who was in his mid-40s, died suddenly after being stricken playing basketball near his home in Everett, Wash. The news sent shock waves ...

02/10/11
NFLPA Derides Wage Scale Proposal

NFLPA Exec Dir DeMaurice Smith said in a memo to union player leaders that the rookie wage scale proposed by the NFL owners in CBA negotiations amounts to "a veteran wage scale," because it would impact players with three to five years of experience, "the core of our membership." The NFL made this ...

02/09/11
NFL Looks To Contact Super Bowl Fans

While NFL senior officials were working tirelessly last night and today to personally contact every Super Bowl ticket holder who did not get a seat at Cowboys Stadium Sunday, a lawyer who filed a class action lawsuit against the league and Cowboys Owner Jerry Jones said he has been contact ...

02/08/11
NFLPA Seeks Ruling By March 3

The NFLPA is asking a federal judge to issue a decision on its appeal of the Special Master case by March 3, the day before the NFL can lock out players, according to a source familiar with the situation. The union did not receive the injunction it was seeking to prevent the NFL from rec ...

02/03/11
NFL Lockout May Not Begin March 4

NFL Exec VP and General Counsel Jeff Pash raised the possibility that the NFL may not lock players out on March 4, when the CBA is set to expire. While it has been widely expected that the NFL will lock players out after March 3, Pash said during an update on CBA negotiations, "If you are making p ...

02/02/11
NFL CBA Causing Franchise Tag Confusion

With the first date on which NFL clubs can place a franchise tag on a player now just eight days away, the question of whether teams can tag players for next season if no new CBA is in place could fuel a new fire in the ongoing labor battle between the league and players union. Teams typically ca ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, NFL

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