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Liz Mullen

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

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TaylorMade adds top young players to roster

Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 07 / 25 / 16

Adidas golf unit TaylorMade is for sale, but that didn’t stop the company from signing two of golf’s most anticipated young players — Jon Rahm and Beau Hossler — to equipment contracts. “They are the most sought-after players that I have ever seen in recent history,&...

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Two days after joining agent David Dunn in resigning from the firm of Steinberg, Moorad & Dunn, Brian Murphy told a lawyer with the firm's parent company that any legal action would result in the release of embarrassing information about the firm and its leader, Leigh Steinberg, the lawyer told a L ...

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SportsBusiness Journal: Branion says Steinberg abused employees (10/29/02)

Former Steinberg, Moorad & Dunn agent Joby Branion testified that he saw his former boss, Leigh Steinberg, grab a female assistant and shake her until she cried. Branion, who was testifying about the working conditions at Steinberg's firm, said the incident happened a few years ago at a hote ...

11/25/02
SportsBusiness Journal: Murphy believed he could destroy Steinberg's reputation, but says ...

Former Steinberg, Moorad & Dunn employee Brian Murphy testified Thursday that he believed in 2001 that he could rip apart agent Leigh Steinberg's reputation. "If I wanted to, I believed I could do that," Murphy said while being questioned about a memo he wrote that Steinberg's lawyers conten ...

11/25/02
SportsBusiness Journal: Steinberg's lawyer gives closing statement

David Dunn and Brian Murphy were highly skilled lawyers who carefully planned to steal the business of their mentor, Leigh Steinberg, and then tried to use his problems resulting from alcoholism to blackmail him, Steinberg's lawyer told a Los Angeles federal court jury Friday morning. "This ...

11/25/02
SportsBusiness Journal: Players testify about relationships with agents (10/30/02)

Cleveland Browns linebacker Jamir Miller testified Tuesday that he was not aware that Leigh Steinberg had filed a grievance against him with the NFL Players Association over fees, or that Miller's new agency, Athletes First, had filed a response to the grievance on Miller's behalf denying that he o ...

11/25/02
SportsBusiness Journal: Steinberg: "I would have trusted (Dunn) with my life." (10/04/02)

Sports agent Leigh Steinberg testified Friday that his firm was fired by NFL quarterback Neil O'Donnell, and quarterback Troy Aikman took his marketing work to another firm, because of dissatisfaction with services provided by Steinberg's then-partner, David Dunn. Steinberg said he took no di ...

11/25/02
SportsBusiness Journal: Black agent felt 'devalued' at Steinberg's firm (10/26/02)

Joby Branion testified that he was treated like a token minority at Steinberg, Moorad & Dunn, and that he felt "devalued" and angry when partner Jeff Moorad asked Branion to go with him on a trip to recruit a black baseball player. Branion, who is black and was one of six employees who quit S ...

11/25/02
SportsBusiness Journal: Steinberg under fire from defense attorneys (10/08/02)

Agent Leigh Steinberg spent his final morning on the witness stand fending off questions about whether he had done things that embarrassed his clients and co-workers. Former NFL quarterback Warren Moon, a longtime friend and client who now works for Steinberg, was scheduled to take the witnes ...

11/25/02
SportsBusiness Journal: Steinberg lawyers begin questioning Dunn (11/06/02)

A lawyer for Leigh Steinberg grilled agent David Dunn today as to why he hadn't hired a lawyer to represent him when he signed an employment contract that Steinberg now says Dunn violated. Dunn told a Los Angeles jury that he was discouraged from hiring a lawyer when he signed the five-year d ...

11/25/02
SportsBusiness Journal: Warrick Dunn says he knew early about firm's breakup (10/10/02)

NFL team general managers and presidents were confused as to whether Leigh Steinberg or his former partner, David Dunn, represented Warrick Dunn during negotiations for the star running back's free agent contract, Warrick Dunn testified Wednesday in a deposition in Los Angeles Federal Court. ...

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