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Liz Mullen

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

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Jenn Sterger: 'NFL Needs Education And Counseling'

Published in On The Ground on 09 / 15 / 14

Jenn Sterger, who cooperated with an NFL investigation into whether former quarterback Brett Favre sent her unwanted, sexually explicit texts while she was a New York Jets employee, said the NFL needs to change its procedures for investigating alleged misconduct against women. ...

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SportsBusiness Daily: NFLPA's Smith MLB's HGH Testing

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SportsBusiness Daily: Premier Sports & Entertainment Signs Patriots LB Brandon Spikes

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SportsBusiness Daily: FSU's Bjoern Werner Picks CAA Sports

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SportsBusiness Daily: Select Sports Group Signs WVU's Geno Smith

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SportsBusiness Daily: Top NFL Prospects Select Agents

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SportsBusiness Journal: NFLPA sees decline in applications

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SportsBusiness Daily: Federal Mediator To Rejoin NHL Talks

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SportsBusiness Daily: Mediators May Re-Enter NHL Talks

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