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Liz Mullen

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

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IMG Helps Ascot Racecourse Sign Five Licensing Deals Ahead Of Royal Ascot

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 03 / 28 / 17

IMG secured five new multi-year licensing deals with British luxury brands for Ascot Racecourse ahead of its flagship racing festival, Royal Ascot. Links of London, Christy, Christys’ Hats, Milly Green and Oliver Brown have all signed agreements with Ascot. Financial details were not disc...

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Tags: Marketing and Sponsorship, United Kingdom

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SportsBusiness Daily: L.A. Hosts 42nd Annual SLA Conference

The Sports Lawyers Association will hold its 42nd annual conference in downtown L.A. beginning today. The three-day event will feature a variety of topics facing leagues, teams, athletes and sponsors, including the future of sports TV and the future of the NCAA. Other sessions will focus on legal is ...

SportsBusiness Daily: Judge Throws Out Most Claims In NBPA-Hunter Suit

L.A. Superior Court Judge Huey Cotton earlier this month threw out 12 of the 14 claims in a lawsuit the NBPA filed against former Exec Dir Billy Hunter. Hunter, who was fired by union player reps in February ’13, had sought to throw out all counts of the countersuit that was filed against ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, NBA

SportsBusiness Journal: For Roc Nation: new agent, No. 6 pick

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Tags: Labor and Agents

SportsBusiness Journal: Labor & Agents: Wild ride for Rep 1, QBs

W aiting in the NFL draft green room, Ryan Tollner , agent for quarterbacks Jared Goff and Carson Wentz , prepared them for the strong probability that Goff would go first to the Los Angeles Rams and Wentz second to the Philadelphia Eagles. ...

Tags: Labor and Agents

SportsBusiness Journal: Segal, France extend streak

Editor's note: This story is revised from the print edition. Joel Segal of Lagardère Sports and Todd France of CAA Sports continued their streaks of representing multiple first-round NFL draft picks. Eli Apple is one ...

Tags: Labor and Agents

SportsBusiness Daily: NFL Agent Thornton Joins Roc Nation

NFL agent John Thornton , the lead agent for Jaguars second-round Draft pick LB Myles Jack , has left Octagon and joined Roc Nation Sports. Roc Nation spokesperson Ron Berkowitz last night confirmed that Thornton had joined the agency but had no other comment. Thornton did not return a text for ...

SportsBusiness Journal: Company Watch: Impellia

When Charlie Batch was an NFL quarterback, he used cutting-edge technology for rehabbing injuries. In 2004, when he was rehabbing his left knee from microfracture surgery, the Pittsburgh Steelers had him use a machine that slowly bent his leg and stretched it out back straight again. ...

Tags: Marketing and Sponsorship

SportsBusiness Journal: NBC adds NASCAR personality to Derby

Wood Coming off record horse racing television ratings in the wake of the first Triple Crown in 37 years, NBC will add more and better cameras to its Kentucky Derby coverage and NASCAR reporter Rutled ...

Tags: Media

SportsBusiness Journal: Labor & Agents: CAA's UFC signees

C AA Sports is busy negotiating endorsements, television appearances and other deals for five UFC personalities it has signed over the past year, building on the foundation of its work with longtime MMA star Georges St-Pierre . CAA Sports has s ...

Tags: Labor and Agents

SportsBusiness Journal: Jockeys add Derby deals

A growing spirit of cooperation between Churchill Downs and jockey agents has produced at least two new sponsorship agreements for riders in Saturday’s Kentucky Derby, and more deals may be on the way. Gary Stevens, aboard F ...

Tags: Labor and Agents

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