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Liz Mullen

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

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TaylorMade adds top young players to roster

Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 07 / 25 / 16

Adidas golf unit TaylorMade is for sale, but that didn’t stop the company from signing two of golf’s most anticipated young players — Jon Rahm and Beau Hossler — to equipment contracts. “They are the most sought-after players that I have ever seen in recent history,&...

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Tags: Marketing and Sponsorship, Labor and Agents

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07/06/16
SportsBusiness Daily: Durant News Causes Highest Traffic Ever For TPT

The Players’ Tribune saw its highest traffic ever -- more than 5 million total content views -- on Monday when it hosted Kevin Durant’s announcement that he will leave the Thunder as a free agent for the Warriors, leading the site to reportedly crash for some users. TPT Exec VP/ ...

Tags: Media

06/28/16
SportsBusiness Daily: Players' Tribune To Debut Video Series

The Players’ Tribune later today will be rolling out “Scouting Myself,” the first video series the media company is producing as part of its partnership with American Family Insurance. The series will feature eight videos from top athletes, including Clay Matthews , Elena Delle D ...

06/28/16
SportsBusiness Daily Global: Breeders' Cup Adds Three Races

The Breeders’ Cup and the Japan Racing Association announced on Monday that they agreed to add three Group 1 Japanese races to the 2016 Breeders’ Cup Challenge series, "Win and You’re In." The races are the February Stakes and the Yasuda Kinen, which are both run at the Tokyo ...

Tags: Asia, Events and Attractions

06/27/16
SportsBusiness Journal: Labor & Agents: Timing right for Johnson

“T iming is everything in life and in golf,” Arnold Palmer once said. Dustin Johnson may agree. Johnson has won at least one event on the PGA Tour every season since he was a rookie in 2008, but he may have won his first major ...

Tags: Labor and Agents

06/24/16
SportsBusiness Daily: UFC Reaches Deal With Snapchat

The UFC today will announce it has agreed to a multiyear partnership with Snapchat in which the social media company will cover select events through its "Live" product. The deal will give UFC fans with the Snapchat mobile app on their iOS or Android devices the opportunity to contribute their ...

06/22/16
SportsBusiness Daily: NFLPA Suspends Ash Narayan's Registration

The NFLPA today informed agents that it has suspended the registration of financial advisor Ash Narayan indefinitely after the SEC obtained a court order freezing his assets. The government agency announced yesterday that it had obtained the order and accused Narayan of “secretly siphoning m ...

06/20/16
SportsBusiness Journal: Labor & Agents: Signees for new agency

I ndependent Sports and Entertainment , newly formed from what was Relativity Sports, has signed a large class of NBA prospects, headed up by Kentucky forward Skal Labissiere , a projected lottery pick, and Liga ACB forward Juan Hernangomez , o ...

Tags: Labor and Agents

06/20/16
SportsBusiness Journal: Agency relaunches as Burkle ups investment

Relativity Sports is now running as an Independent. Sports investor Ron Burkle has closed an investment in the former Relativity Sports, renamed it Independent Sports and Entertainment and hired former Madison Square Garden chief Hank Ratner as the company’s new president and CEO. Re ...

Tags: Labor and Agents

06/20/16
SportsBusiness Journal: CAA unit now MLB hospitality partner

Major League Baseball and CAA Sports have signed a long-term agreement to make CAA Premium Experience the league’s official event and hospitality partner. Starting with next month’s MLB All-Star Week in San Diego, CAA Premium Experience will package and customize fan experiences and t ...

Tags: Marketing and Sponsorship

06/20/16
SportsBusiness Journal: Lagardère signs top amateur player Rahm

Lagardère Sports has signed Jon Rahm, the No. 1 amateur golfer in the world for the last two years and the only player ever to win the prestigious Ben Hogan Award twice. “I don’t want to put expectations on him, but his record so far is as good as Phil’s or Tiger’s ...

Tags: Labor and Agents

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