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Liz Mullen

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

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Source: Relativity Sports Unaffected By Relativity Media Layoffs

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 29 / 15

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...

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06/22/15
SportsBusiness Journal: Ballengee hires NFL agent as president

The Ballengee Group, a sports agency launched by oil industry entrepreneur James Ballengee, has named veteran NFL agent and industry executive Mark Slough as president. Slough will work out of Ballengee Group’s Dallas headquarters and report to Ballengee, the CEO. Slough was first certi ...

Tags: Labor and Agents

06/22/15
SportsBusiness Journal: Labor & Agents: Omell joins Relativity

K evin Omell , an NFL agent who has worked for National Sports Agency for more than a decade, has left that firm to work for Relativity Sports . Omell, who was first certified by the NFL Players Association in 2003, is the primary agent ...

Tags: Labor and Agents

06/15/15
SportsBusiness Journal: Warm words for Tellem

Arn Tellem competed as hard as anyone during his 34-year career as a powerful basketball and baseball agent, an agency head and a vocal union advocate. Last week, after it was announced that Tellem would leave Wasserman Media Group to take a job as vice chairman of Palace Sports & Entertainme ...

Tags: Labor and Agents

06/15/15
SportsBusiness Journal: Labor & Agents: Ex-agent joins D.C. club

S even years after leaving the agent business, Jason Levien , now owner and managing partner of D.C. United, has hired a young agent to help him negotiate deals involving the MLS team. Sam Porter , formerly an NBA agent and director of basket ...

Tags: Labor and Agents

06/08/15
SportsBusiness Journal: Labor & Agents: Jackson reps McDavid

M ore than 20 years after injury cut short Jeff Jackson ’s career as an NHL player, he is an agent representing the most anticipated hockey prospect in years, Connor McDavid . McDavid, a center, is expected to be taken No. 1 overall by ...

Tags: Labor and Agents

06/08/15
SportsBusiness Journal: Selig hires Montag to sell book rights

Recently retired MLB Commissioner Bud Selig has hired Sandy Montag of IMG as his agent to represent him in selling the rights to a book about his life and baseball. Montag will also represent Selig for speaking engagements, consulting and other matters. ...

Tags: Labor and Agents

06/08/15
SportsBusiness Journal: CAA creates Premium Experience

Creative Artists Agency is doubling down on the hospitality business. The Hollywood agency has acquired two corporate hospitality firms, Beyond Sports & Entertainment and Goviva, and is rolling them up with its existing practice to form a high-end hospitality, events and experience division c ...

Tags: Labor and Agents

06/05/15
SportsBusiness Daily: Tellem Leaving WMG To Help Run Pistons

Arn Tellem is leaving Wasserman Media Group to become Vice Chair of Palace Sports & Entertainment, which owns the Pistons. The move will be announced later today. Tellem will report to Pistons Owner Tom Gores and will have broad responsibility for business strategy, public affairs, planning ...

06/01/15
SportsBusiness Journal: Labor & Agents: Back to court

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Tags: Labor and Agents

06/01/15
SportsBusiness Journal: NBC readies Belmont broadcast for history

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