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Liz Mullen

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

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NHL Dismisses Neutral Discipline Arbitrator Who Reduced Wideman's Suspension

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 20 / 16

The NHL has dismissed James Oldham, the neutral discipline arbitrator who reduced Flames D Dennis Wideman's 20-game suspension to 10 games in March. "That is correct," Oldham said when contacted by THE DAILY and asked if he was terminated by the league. The NHL and the NHLPA declined...

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Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, NHL

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03/07/16
SportsBusiness Journal: Arbitration for Jackson, Rosenhaus

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Tags: Labor and Agents

03/07/16
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03/07/16
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Tags: Labor and Agents

02/29/16
SportsBusiness Daily: Judge Vacates Rosenhaus' Award Against Jackson

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Tags: Labor and Agents

02/29/16
SportsBusiness Journal: Labor & Agents: Union hails NBPA call

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Tags: Labor and Agents

02/29/16
SportsBusiness Journal: Ride goes on for Harley-Davidson, UFC

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Tags: Marketing and Sponsorship

02/28/16
SportsBusiness Daily: Judge Vacates Rosenhaus' NFLPA Arbitration Award In Jackson Case

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SportsBusiness Daily: NBPA Makes Changes To Rules For Agents

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Tags: Labor and Agents, NBA

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SportsBusiness Daily: NBPA Advises Agents On Regulations

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