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Liz Mullen

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

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CAA Sports adds $280M to contract values with extensions

Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 10 / 23 / 17

C AA Sports has negotiated $280.5 million in three rookie contract extensions in the last several weeks, bringing the agency’s total offseason NBA negotiated dollar total to $512.3 million. CAA Sports represents center Joel Embiid ...

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08/24/17
SportsBusiness Daily: Judge Sends Fegan Lawsuit To Arbitration

L.A. County Superior Judge Michael Stern yesterday granted a motion by ISE CEO Hank Ratner and other employees of the agency to compel to arbitration former ISE Basketball President Dan Fegan's allegations that they interfered with his contracts with NBA player clients. Stern granted the motion ...

Tags: Labor and Agents

08/22/17
SportsBusiness Daily: CSE Adds Richmond Flowers III For Football Biz

CSE Talent is expanding into representing NFL and college football coaches and has hired Richmond Flowers III as VP/Coaching. Flowers, a former NFLer who now reps more than 40 NFL coaches, including 49ers defensive coordinator Robert Saleh, will work out of S.F. He started at CSE earlier this summer ...

Tags: Labor and Agents

08/14/17
SportsBusiness Journal: Agencies negotiate pricey NBA deals

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Tags: Labor and Agents

08/14/17
SportsBusiness Journal: Labor & Agents: Stellar joins soccer biz

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Tags: Labor and Agents

08/07/17
SportsBusiness Journal: Labor & Agents: Lineman retires charges

P hiladelphia Eagles offensive tackle Lane Johnson has withdrawn charges of unfair labor practices against the NFL and the NFL Players Association, but his lawsuit against the union and the league is proceeding in New York federal court. ...

Tags: Labor and Agents

08/01/17
SportsBusiness Daily: Dumars To Lead ISE's Basketball Practice

Independent Sports & Entertainment has named longtime Pistons exec and Basketball HOFer Joe Dumars President of Basketball. Dumars will oversee all aspects of the basketball player representation practice and will work as a member of ISE’s executive leadership team. He will report to ISE ...

07/31/17
SportsBusiness Daily: MLBPA Signs Deal With Jump Ramp Games

The MLBPA has signed a licensing deal with Jump Ramp Games' flagship app, Lucktastic, which connects digital and mobile users with promotions and rewards. Financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed. For now the deal is expected to run ...

Tags: Marketing and Sponsorship, MLB

07/31/17
SportsBusiness Daily: MLBPA Signs Deal With Lucktastic App

The MLBPA has signed a licensing deal with Jump Ramp Games' flagship app, Lucktastic, which connects digital and mobile users with promotions and rewards. Financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed. For now, the deal is expected to run through this MLB season. "MLBPA Fun Packs" will be rele ...

07/31/17
SportsBusiness Journal: For NFL agent, the speech of a lifetime

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Tags: Labor and Agents

07/31/17
SportsBusiness Journal: Labor & Agents: Conner a new star

L eading into this April’s NFL draft, not a lot of companies were willing to take a chance to endorse James Conner , the running back from the University of Pittsburgh who overcame Hodgkin lymphoma. “A lot of companies want to ...

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