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Liz Mullen

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

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ESPN3 To Broadcast Glory 34 Kickboxing Event Live From Denver

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 10 / 21 / 16

ESPN3 is set to broadcast Glory 34 Denver's kickboxing event live Friday night starting at midnight ET. It will mark the tenth Glory event broadcast on ESPN this year and the first since Basketball HOFer Yao Ming bought a significant equity stake in the Singapore-based kickboxing league. The event...

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SportsBusiness Journal: Jeter on what’s next for Tribune

Former New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter is the man behind The Players’ Tribune, from developing the idea to writing the first post to persuading other athletes to take part. SportsBusiness Journal’s Liz Mullen asked him about the site’s first year, and these are his emailed ...

Tags: Media

SportsBusiness Journal: Labor & Agents: NCAA antitrust suit

A trial on whether NCAA rules violate federal antitrust law could be held in 2017, attorney Jeffrey Kessler said last week. U.S. District Judge Claudia Wilken ruled earlier this month that Kessler’s firm, Winston & Strawn, as ...

Tags: Labor and Agents

SportsBusiness Journal: Breeders’ Cup-NBC series rides on

NBC has renewed the summer horse racing television series it produces in partnership with the Breeders’ Cup for the next three years, after a year in which the sport enjoyed record ratings on the network. Financial details of the deal were not disclosed. “It is not a time buy,” ...

Tags: Media

SportsBusiness Daily: WNBPA's Goldstein Latest Departure

EVIE GOLDSTEIN is leaving her job as WNBPA Dir of Operations after less than a year, the latest in a string of execs to leave the either the NBPA or WNBPA. Goldstein yesterday confirmed she was leaving her job and said her last day would be tomorrow. She was hired in February after an ex ...

Tags: People and Pop Culture, NBA

SportsBusiness Journal: Judge sets hearing in Crafton case

A federal judge will hold a hearing next month to determine how much sports financial adviser Billy Crafton must pay his victims in restitution. U.S. District Judge Barry Ted Moskowitz last month sentenced Crafton to 12 months in prison after a seven-hour hearing in which some of Crafton’s ...

Tags: Labor and Agents

SportsBusiness Journal: Labor & Agents: Tandems signs 2

T andem Sports & Entertainment has signed Portland Trail Blazers guard Gerald Henderson and Dallas Mavericks guard Raymond Felton for representation on and off the court. Tandem founder Jim Tanner will represent Felton and Henderson ...

Tags: Labor and Agents

SportsBusiness Daily: WME To Represent Ricky Williams

WME has signed former NFLer and current college football analyst Ricky Williams for representation in all areas, including television, literary and speaking. At WME, Williams will be represented by agents Bradley Singer and Daniel O’Connor . He was previously without off-field representat ...

SportsBusiness Daily: Boxer Hernandez-Harrison Lands Fila Deal

Roc Nation Sports today will announce that it has secured a multiyear promotional deal with boxer Dusty Hernandez-Harrison and Fila, which will become the official training and fight apparel of Hernandez-Harrison and his cornermen. Additionally, Fila and Hernandez-Harrison will collabora ...

SportsBusiness Journal: Sports business vets form new law firm

Pioneering sports agent Tom Reich, former National Basketball Players Association general counsel Bob Lanza and George Daniel, the former commissioner of the National Lacrosse League, have formed a new sports law firm. The new firm — Lanza, Reich & Daniel — will be based in New Yo ...

Tags: Labor and Agents

SportsBusiness Daily: MLBPA Launching Infield Chatter

MLBPA later today will announce the launch of Infield Chatter , an online social media community where baseball fans can connect directly with MLB players. The union-owned website will allow fans to engage with more than 60 MLB players who have already signed up to participate in the site, includin ...

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