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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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07/02/12
WMG Promotes Arn Tellem To Vice Chair

Wasserman Media Group Chair & CEO Casey Wasserman today officially named longtime management group head and powerful agent Arn Tellem  Vice Chair, a role in which he will be more active advising on the global growth of all the sports marketing and media company's divisions. In his new po ...

07/02/12
Lagardere Expands Business To Hockey

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06/28/12
Cantlay Expected To Announce Sponsorships

Golfer Patrick Cantlay expects to announce a golf club equipment deal and an apparel deal next week, his agent  Mark Steinberg  said today. Steinberg, a partner in Excel Sports Management, had hoped to announce Cantlay's club equipment deal this week, but he said he has been so busy ...

06/28/12
NFLPA Memo Warns Players Against Toradol

The NFLPA yesterday in an e-mail asked NFL player agents to contact their clients immediately to warn them of the dangers involving the drug Toradol and encourage them not to sign any form waiving their legal rights to sue any NFL club that provided the drug to them. Toradol, a non-steroidal anti-in ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, NFL

06/26/12
Sources: NHL, NHLPA Set Dates For CBA Talks

The NHL and NHLPA have set out several dates to begin formal bargaining for a new CBA, with the first session expected later this week, sources said. Sources would not reveal when the first bargaining session would take place, but it is expected the NHL and NHLPA will hold most of the meetings  ...

06/18/12
Wasserman Inks Anthony Davis

Wasserman Media Group is ready to begin talking to prospective sponsors for consensus No. 1 NBA Draft prospect Anthony Davis after signing him late Friday to a comprehensive management agreement. "We are excited to begin talking to all the prospective companies on Monday,” said Wasserman Vice ...

Tags: Labor and Agents, NBA

06/14/12
NBA Summer League Returns To Vegas

The NBA Summer League, which was not held last year because of the lockout, today announced its 60-game schedule, with a record 24 teams competing this year in Las Vegas. Summer League Exec VP & Founder Warren LeGarie said, “We are back, bigger and better than ever.” Games will be ...

06/14/12
NFL Agent Applications Under Review

The NFLPA is still reviewing the applications of a number of NFL player agents, multiple sources said, after sending the vast majority of agents notice that they are now "fully certified" to represent NFL players in contract talks with clubs. Agents received an "interim certification" to represent N ...

Tags: Labor and Agents, NFL

06/07/12
NFL Looked To Scouts To Find Replacement Refs

Shortly before the NFL on Monday locked out the 121 members of the NFL Referees Association, a league exec sent out a memo to scouts asking again for their help in finding replacement refs and officials, and asking them to target college football and other football officials who had retired or had b ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, NFL

06/06/12
NFL Sought Scouts' Help In Replacing Refs

Shortly before the NFL on Monday locked out the 121 members of the NFL Referees Association, a league exec sent out a memo to scouts asking again for their help in finding replacement refs and officials, and asking them to target college football and other football officials who had retired or had b ...

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