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Liz Mullen

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

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Baseball unites on domestic violence

Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 08 / 31 / 15

As the NFL grappled with the public furor over the Ray Rice knockout-punch videotape last September, MLB and the MLB Players Association began quietly working on a new, comprehensive domestic violence policy, though labor negotiations were not set to begin until 2016. “We were talking about...

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Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, Labor and Agents

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SportsBusiness Daily: Wasserman Acquires Norman's Golf Event Firm

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 ...

Tags: Labor and Agents, Wasserman Media Group

SportsBusiness Journal: NFLPA president: Agents will get say

NFL agents will get a chance to voice their opinions to the NFL Players Association before it makes any major changes to agent regulations, union President Eric Winston said last week. The union has formed a committee of players to study lowering fees and creating a union resource for players who ...

Tags: Labor and Agents

SportsBusiness Journal: Labor & Agents: NBPA regulations

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Tags: Labor and Agents

SportsBusiness Daily Global: Roc Nation Rides Alliance Into Football

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Tags: Marketing and Sponsorship, Europe

SportsBusiness Daily: Relativity Media Files For Chapter 11

Relativity Media has filed for Chapter 11 protection in federal bankruptcy court in N.Y. "The Chapter 11 process will enable Relativity to continue to operate while restructuring its finances, thereby preserving value for its stakeholders," the company said in a statement. Relativity Sports is a sep ...

SportsBusiness Daily: Relativity Sports Unaffected By Layoffs

Relativity Sports' business operations are unaffected by layoffs at film and television studio Relativity Media, which owns a minority equity stake in the sports agency, a Relativity Sports source said today. Variety earlier today reported that Relativity Media issued layoff notices to 75 of it ...

SportsBusiness Daily Global: Doha GOALS Considers Global Options

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Tags: Events and Attractions, Middle East, North America

SportsBusiness Daily Global: Wambach Wants End To Gender Pay Gap

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SportsBusiness Daily Global: Execs Strive To Get Fans Off Couches

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SportsBusiness Daily Global: Phelps Speaks At Doha GOALS Forum

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