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Liz Mullen

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

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Roc Nation, CAA To Co-Rep NBA Draft Prospect Willie Cauley-Stein

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 04 / 17 / 15

Roc Nation Sports and CAA Sports have signed former Univ. of Kentucky F Willie Cauley-Stein , a projected NBA lottery pick, for representation on and off the court. Cauley-Stein will be represented by NBA agent Leon Rose at CAA Sports and by Rich Kleiman at Roc Nation Sports. The two agencies i...

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