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Liz Mullen

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

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Wasserman Media Group Acquires Greg Norman's Golf Event Management Firm

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 03 / 15

Wasserman Media Group has acquired Greg Norman’s golf event management firm and has signed the golfer as a client, Norman and WMG Chair & CEO Casey Wasserman announced today. The Greg Norman Production Company operates several major golf events, including the PGA Tour's Valero Texas O...

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07/27/15
SportsBusiness Journal: WME-IMG signs tennis player Jack Sock

Sock, ranked No. 31 in the world, moves over from CAA Sports. Photo by: GETTY IMAGES WME-IMG has signed 22-year-old American tennis player Jack Sock for worldwide marketing and manage ...

Tags: Labor and Agents

07/27/15
SportsBusiness Journal: Roc Nation rides alliance into soccer

Jerome Boateng is the first international soccer star to sign with Roc Nation Sports under a partnership Jay Z’s sports agency has formed with a new German sports agency, but he may not be the last. Roc Nation’s agreement to represent Bayern Munich defender Boateng, who played for the ...

Tags: Labor and Agents

07/27/15
SportsBusiness Journal: Labor & Agents: Competitive nature

B rad Buffoni first signed Zach Johnson as a client in 2002, when Johnson was 26 and playing on the NGA Hooters Tour, a mini tour below the main developmental tour for the PGA. Johnson didn’t have an agent, and his wife was his caddie. ...

Tags: Labor and Agents

07/24/15
SportsBusiness Daily: NFL Agents Want To Discuss Recent NFLPA Moves

Rival NFL agents representing large blocks of clients, including some of the top players in the league, have been in contact with each other in the last two days and are trying to schedule a meeting to talk about what some see as a potential threat to their business, agents said. Agents who compete ...

Tags: Labor and Agents, NFL

07/23/15
SportsBusiness Daily: NFL Agents See Threat To Business Model

Rival NFL agents representing large blocks of NFL players, including some of the top players in the league, have been in contact with each other in the last two days and are trying to schedule a meeting to talk about what some see as a potential threat to their business, agents said. Agents who comp ...

07/21/15
SportsBusiness Daily: NBPA To Settle Jock Tax Lawsuit

The NBPA Board of Player Reps yesterday voted to settle the lawsuit the union brought against the state of Tennessee over its so-called jock tax, in a deal valued at $5.3M. The figure represents about 52% of what players paid or will pay to the state since the tax was put in place in '09, said NBPA ...

07/20/15
SportsBusiness Journal: Agents gauge NHL free agency moves

On the first day of NHL free agency, agent Allan Walsh received many calls and offers from clubs on unrestricted free agents Andrej Sekera and Michael Frolik, but not one of them came from New York, Los Angeles or Chicago. “There were upwards of eight offers on Sekera and six offers on Frol ...

Tags: Labor and Agents

07/20/15
SportsBusiness Journal: Labor & Agents: McGuire adds to clients

V eteran NFL agent Kennard McGuire has signed several players during the offseason, including Houston Texans Pro Bowl offensive tackle Duane Brown , Seattle Seahawks defensive tackle Brandon Mebane and Chicago Bears defensive tackle Ego Ferg ...

Tags: Labor and Agents

07/13/15
SportsBusiness Journal: What's next for the champs?

With World Cup just ahead of Olympics, women’s team gets a leg up on endorsement deals. Photo by: GETTY IMAGES Record television ratings and a dominating performance in th ...

Tags: Labor and Agents

07/13/15
SportsBusiness Journal: Labor & Agents: Good haul for BDA

B ill Duffy ’s BDA Sports represented four first-round selections, three of them lottery picks, in last month’s NBA draft, but it’s not the best draft the agent has had in his 30-year career. “No, I’ve had ...

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