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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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11/02/12
Agent Paul Kinzer Responds To WMG Claims

MLB agent Paul Kinzer  on Friday issued a response to a public statement his former employer, Wasserman Media Group, made stating that Kinzer was fired for cause in early October. “I’m very disappointed in Wasserman's statement earlier this week to the media concerning my departure ...

11/02/12
Judge To Dismiss Claims In Mintz Case

A federal court judge in L.A. on Thursday said he would be issuing an order dismissing all 12 legal claims Priority Sports & Entertainment filed against former employee and NBA player agent Aaron Mintz and CAA, parent of Mintz’s new employer, CAA Sports. Judge Stephen Wilson also said the ...

Tags: Labor and Agents, Creative Artists Agency

11/01/12
WMG Settles K-Rod Claim

Wasserman Media Group has settled a multimillion-dollar claim brought against it by former client and free agent P Francisco Rodriguez, and has terminated Paul Kinzer, the MLB player agent who failed to file a no-trade list that would have prevented Rodriguez from being traded from the Mets to the B ...

Tags: Labor and Agents, Wasserman Media Group

10/30/12
Judge To Make Ruling On Motions In Mintz Case

A federal court judge yesterday said that he would rule on motions for summary judgment brought by NBA agent Aaron Mintz, his new employer CAA Sports and Mintz's former employer Priority Sports in the next few days. U.S. District Court Judge Stephen Wilson said he would issue an order prior to a pre ...

Tags: Labor and Agents

10/29/12
Judge To Hear Arguments In Mintz/Priority Case

A judge is scheduled to hear arguments in federal court in L.A. today for summary judgment on a number of claims NBA player agent Aaron Mintz brought against his former employer, Priority Sports & Entertainment, as well as counterclaims Priority brought against Mintz and his new employer, CAA ...

10/12/12
RSE Staging Soccer Match At MetLife Stadium

RSE Ventures Friday announced that it has reached a deal with MetLife Stadium to host a men’s soccer match next month between the national teams of Colombia and Brazil. The match will be held Wednesday, Nov. 14 at 7:30pm ET and tickets will go on sale next Wednesday ranging from $45-195.  ...

10/04/12
RSE Ventures Buys World Football Challenge

RSE Ventures, the company founded by Dolphins Owner Stephen Ross and former Jets Exec VP/Business Operations Matt Higgins this year, has expanded into international football by hiring veteran soccer execs Charlie Stillitano and Jon Sheiman from CAA Sports. Additionally, RSE Ventures has acqu ...

09/21/12
NBPA Holds Conference Calls On Probe

The NBPA held its first conference calls in many months Thursday night with player leadership and told player reps that Paul Weiss, the law firm which has been investigating the business practices of the union for NBA players, would soon be finishing its report. The NBPA has been the subject of a fe ...

09/20/12
NBPA Certifies Rich Paul To Rep Players

NBPA Dir of Security & Agent Administration Robert Gadson yesterday confirmed that Rich Paul , longtime friend of Heat F LeBron James , has been certified by the NBPA to represent players in contract talks with clubs. Paul recently left CAA with James to start a new NBA player representation ...

09/14/12
Rich Paul's NBPA Certification Still Pending

The NBPA is awaiting documentation to complete the agent certification process for Rich Paul , who left CAA earlier this week to start his own agency and represent Heat F LeBron James in contract negotiations. NBPA Dir of Security & Agent Administration Robert Gadson said that Paul’s ...

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