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Liz Mullen

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

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Jenn Sterger: 'NFL Needs Education And Counseling'

Published in On The Ground on 09 / 15 / 14

Jenn Sterger, who cooperated with an NFL investigation into whether former quarterback Brett Favre sent her unwanted, sexually explicit texts while she was a New York Jets employee, said the NFL needs to change its procedures for investigating alleged misconduct against women. ...

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12/16/13
SportsBusiness Journal: Talks on WNBA CBA picking up

The talks for a new WNBA collective-bargaining agreement have picked up in recent weeks, and more discussions between the league and the Women’s National Basketball Players Association are scheduled for later this month. “Representatives from the union and the league have met several ...

Tags: Labor and Agents

12/09/13
SportsBusiness Journal: Clark is first ex-player to head MLBPA

Last week the Major League Baseball Players Association, a union known for being led by brilliant lawyers, elected a former player who is not a lawyer as its fourth executive director since 1966. But those who know Tony Clark, an All-Star first baseman before becoming a union executive, say no la ...

Tags: Labor and Agents

12/04/13
SportsBusiness Daily: Lagardère Unlimited Signs Patrick Peterson

Lagardère Unlimited has signed Cardinals CB Patrick Peterson for representation. Lagardère Football President and NFL agent Joel Segal will represent Peterson. He was formerly represented by Galaxy Sports Advisors President Patrick Lawlor , who had signed Peterson prior to the '11 ...

12/02/13
SportsBusiness Journal: Relativity dropping ‘SFX Baseball’ name

In a move that would seemingly mark the end of the SFX Sports brand name in North America, SFX Baseball is changing its name to Relativity Baseball after being acquired by movie and television studio Relativity Media more than a year ago. Relat ...

Tags: Labor and Agents

12/02/13
SportsBusiness Journal: Wasserman in talks to buy Athletes First

Wasserman Media Group is in talks to acquire prominent football agent David Dunn’s agency, Athletes First. While there was no official agreement to buy the firm last week, any deal would make Wasserman Media Group a major player in the NFL representation business. The company already has a ...

Tags: Labor and Agents

11/25/13
SportsBusiness Journal: Hamels to pursue claim against adviser

A U.S. Bankruptcy Court judge has issued an order that will allow Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Cole Hamels to pursue an arbitration claim for more than $779,000 against his former financial adviser, who in September filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy protection. ...

Tags: Labor and Agents

11/25/13
SportsBusiness Journal: Cornwell: Martin’s case ‘unique’

David Cornwell got a call on Sunday, Nov. 10. For the longtime lawyer and agent, getting an emergency work call on a Sunday wasn’t new, but the issue he was hired that day to consult on has become one of most explosive in sports. Priority ...

Tags: Labor and Agents

11/19/13
SportsBusiness Daily: Wade Sells Sitcom Project To Fox

Heat G Dwyane Wade , Mandalay Sports Media co-Chair Mike Tollin and producer Justin Lin have sold “Three The Hard Way,” a half-hour comedy TV project to Fox, through Sony Pictures Television. “Three The Hard Way” is inspired by Wade’s N.Y. Times best-selling book, ...

11/08/13
SportsBusiness Daily: CAA Now Reps Tim Tebow In All Areas

CAA Sports, which has long represented Tim Tebow on the field, now represents him in all areas, a change that could suggest a more concerted focus on non-football opportunities. A team of agents, led by CAA Sports co-Head Michael Levine , prominent broadcasting agent Nick Khan and NFL player ag ...

11/04/13
SportsBusiness Journal: Pierce pushing to grow Lagardère

Three months into the job as Lagardère Unlimited’s first president and CEO, Andy Pierce is engaged in multiple, active discussions to expand its talent representation business, as well as working to build corporate consulting and media advisory practices. ...

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