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Staff writer Liz Mullen covers labor, agents and horse racing.

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Mariota Signs With Excel's Zucker For Marketing Representation

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 01 / 25 / 15

Oregon QB and Heisman Trophy winner Marcus Mariota has chosen Excel Sports Management partner Alan Zucker to represent him for marketing work and all off-the-field endeavors. Zucker, who joined Excel as a partner in ’14, counts Broncos QB Peyton Manning and Giants QB Eli Manning a...

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