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Liz Mullen

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

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Ndamukong Suh Signs With CAA's Jimmy Sexton For Representation

03 / 07 / 14

CAA Sports has signed Lions DT Ndamukong Suh for representation, and CAA NFL player agent Jimmy Sexton will represent him. Suh had been represented by Relativity Sports, but left that agency in January. There have been reports that Suh would be represented by Roc Nation Sports, which has a partn...

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01/03/13
Top NFL Prospects Select Agents

With the college football season nearing an end, several prominent players are announcing their choice of representation as they head to the NFL. CAA Sports has signed USC QB Matt Barkley, with Jimmy Sexton, Ben Dogra and Tom Condon representing him. Barkley is seen as a possible first-round selecti ...

Tags: Labor and Agents

12/11/12
Federal Mediator To Rejoin NHL Talks

A federal mediator is expected to rejoin the talks to try to end the NHL lockout tomorrow after the NHL owners agreed to the players’ request for mediation, NHL Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly confirmed today. “Yes, we've agreed to involve a federal mediator tomorrow,” Daly wrote ...

12/06/12
Mediators May Re-Enter NHL Talks

Federal mediators may re-enter talks to end the NHL lockout, as players requested that mediators be brought back in earlier in the week and still want them back, sources said. Meanwhile, NHL Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly in an e-mail said, "Supposed to have a meeting with Union sometime this after ...

11/30/12
Five Star Signs 3 NFL Prospects From UNC

Five Star Athlete Management, the NFL player rep firm owned by agent Todd France , has signed three players from the Univ. of North Carolina for this year’s draft – G Jonathan Cooper , OT Brennan Wiliams and DT Sylvester Williams . Five Star agents France and Brian Ayrault will re ...

11/19/12
CAA Repping Ryan Howard Exclusively

Phillies 1B Ryan Howard , who has been co-represented by CAA Sports and Excel Sports Management will now be exclusively represented by CAA Sports in all areas. Howard will be represented by a team of agents led by CAA Baseball Co-Head Brodie Van Wagenen . Since '11, when prominent M ...

11/15/12
Jury Awards Mintz $85,000

An L.A. federal court jury yesterday awarded CAA Sports NBA agent Aaron Mintz $85,000 to compensate him for the emotional distress he suffered after his former employer, Priority Sports & Entertainment, hacked into his personal e-mail account, violating California law. The jury also answered &ld ...

Tags: Labor and Agents

11/14/12
Mintz Trial Resumes Today In L.A.

The trial to determine whether CAA Sports agent Aaron Mintz was damaged by his former employers, Priority Sports & Entertainment, resumed in L.A. today at 9:00am PT after a federal judge ordered Mintz' attorneys to produce more than 3,000 e-mails from Mintz' private account. Federal Court Judge ...

Tags: Labor and Agents, NBA

11/08/12
Mintz To Seek Damages Against Priority Sports

CAA Sports agent Aaron Mintz will seek damages against his former employer, Priority Sports & Entertainment, in a trial to be held next week, according to court papers filed in the case. “We are going forward with a trial for damages based upon the court’s finding of an invasion of ...

Tags: Labor and Agents

11/05/12
Lagardère Golf Hires Rick Nelson

Lagardère Unlimited Golf has hired industry veteran Rick Nelson to work as a golf player manager. Nelson most recently worked at Titleist as Wedge Development Dir. “We’re very happy to have Rick join our team,” said Lagardère Unlimited Golf President Steve Loy . &l ...

11/05/12
Judge Finds For Mintz In Priority Case

L.A. Federal Court Judge Stephen Wilson found that Priority Sports & Entertainment violated the privacy, as well as a California state law, of former employee and NBA player agent Aaron Mintz when a Priority employee hacked into Mintz' private email account. “Upon review, the Court finds t ...

Tags: Labor and Agents

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