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Liz Mullen

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

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ESPN3 To Broadcast Glory 34 Kickboxing Event Live From Denver

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 10 / 21 / 16

ESPN3 is set to broadcast Glory 34 Denver's kickboxing event live Friday night starting at midnight ET. It will mark the tenth Glory event broadcast on ESPN this year and the first since Basketball HOFer Yao Ming bought a significant equity stake in the Singapore-based kickboxing league. The event...

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SportsBusiness Journal: Lagardère signs top amateur player Rahm

Lagardère Sports has signed Jon Rahm, the No. 1 amateur golfer in the world for the last two years and the only player ever to win the prestigious Ben Hogan Award twice. “I don’t want to put expectations on him, but his record so far is as good as Phil’s or Tiger’s ...

Tags: Labor and Agents

SportsBusiness Daily: Bradley Ames Surrenders NBPA Certification

Priority Sports & Entertainment agent Bradley Ames yesterday voluntarily surrendered his NBPA certification shortly after the union confirmed they were investigating him . The certification allowed Ames to negotiate contracts with NBA clubs. The NBPA opened an investigation int ...

SportsBusiness Daily: NBPA Investigating Bradley Ames

The NBPA is conducting an investigation into claims made about Priority Sports & Entertainment agent Bradley Ames , who was indicted Friday on federal child pornography charges. NBPA Exec Dir Michele Roberts in an email wrote, "We are not yet ready to make any statements about this situation, ...

SportsBusiness Journal: Purchase furthers CAA Sports’ global growth

CAA Sports has acquired Munich-based sports and entertainment brand consulting firm Cemano Communication, which counts the Coca-Cola Co. and Allianz among its clients. Financial details were not disclosed. The acquisition of Cemano Communication ...

Tags: Labor and Agents

SportsBusiness Journal: Labor & Agents: PBI picks up 3 NHL coaches

P BI Sports & Entertainment has signed NHL coaches Mike Sulliva n of the Pittsburgh Penguins, John Tortorella of the Columbus Blue Jackets and John Hynes of the New Jersey Devils for representation. Neil Glasberg , president and fo ...

Tags: Labor and Agents

SportsBusiness Daily: Priority Sports' Brad Ames Indicted

Priority Sports & Entertainment NBA agent Brad Ames was indicted on federal child pornography charges, the U.S. Attorney’s office in Chicago announced on Friday. Ames, who has worked his entire career at Chicago-based Priority, is charged with one count of conspiracy to produce child por ...

SportsBusiness Daily: CAA Signs To Represent Pedro Martinez

CAA has signed Baseball HOFer Pedro Martinez in all areas, including broadcasting, speaking, literary and endorsement work. A team of agents across CAA will represent Martinez, who currently is a studio analyst for both MLB Network and TBS’ coverage of the MLB Postseason. Martinez ha ...

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SportsBusiness Daily: Latest NFL Agent Moves

CAA Sports has signed Steelers S Shamarko Thomas and Cowboys G Ronald Leary for representation. At CAA Sports, Thomas and Leary will be represented by Todd France . Thomas was formerly represented by PlayersRep Sports Management, while Leary was formerly represented by Kelley Drye & Warren. ...

SportsBusiness Journal: Labor & Agents: BDA’s NBA prospects

M ichigan State power forward Deyonta Davis , a projected lottery pick, is part of a large class of prospects that BDA Sports has signed for this month’s NBA draft. BDA Sports founder and President Bill Duffy and agent Nima Namakian ...

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SportsBusiness Journal: Kuntz joins Ferris’ new hockey agency

Hockey agent Darren Ferris has launched player representation firm Definitive Hockey Group and has joined forces with several other agents, including Murray Kuntz, formerly of CAA Hockey. Based in Oakville, Ontario, Definitive Hockey Group lists 14 NHL player and prospect clients, including Calga ...

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