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Liz Mullen

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

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ICM Partners to represent retired NASCAR driver Edwards

Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 09 / 18 / 17

I CM Partners has signed recently retired NASCAR driver Carl Edwards for exclusive representation in marketing, speaking, broadcasting, literary, acting and other endeavors. Agents Mark Zimmerman , Lou Oppenheim and Matt Sorger w...

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SportsBusiness Journal: Jockeys press Guild for financial info

Some professional racehorse jockeys are complaining that they can’t get financial information from the management of the Jockeys’ Guild. Among them is a board member who says he has been trying for more than a year to find out whether something happened to a million dollars that was suppose ...

Tags: Horse Racing

SportsBusiness Journal: SFX Sports takes global approach

SFX Sports Group is expanding its reach, opening offices in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and Moscow to focus on developing sports properties and managing athletes in a wide range of sports. SFX also has formed an alliance with Glob ...

Tags: Colleges, Football, Labor and Agents, Miami Dolphins, NFL, SFX, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Tennessee Titans

SportsBusiness Journal: Wulff leaving Adidas

Kevin Wulff will step down in November as head of Adidas’ U.S. sports marketing and will be replaced by Martin Brewer, an old hand at the German company. Wulff’s exit is the latest shakeup of the marketing division since Adidas named a new North American CEO late last year. ...

Tags: Adidas, MillerCoors, WTA

SportsBusiness Journal: Jockeys questioning insurance

The problems facing a jockey who was paralyzed in an accident at a West Virginia racetrack are raising an alarm among jockeys nationwide who have discovered that their medical bills wouldn’t be covered in most states if they suffered a catastrophic injury while racing horses. A group of ...

Tags: Horse Racing, Labor and Agents

SportsBusiness Journal: NTRA adds Cendant as a sponsor

The National Thoroughbred Racing Association has signed a multiyear sponsorship with Cendant in a deal that will feature the company’s brands — Budget car rental, Century 21 real estate and Days Inn hotels — in advertising surrounding horse racing programming. Chip Campbell, the NTRA’s ...

Tags: ABC, ESPN, Horse Racing, NBC

SportsBusiness Journal: Tellem-SFX Sports talks go down to the wire

Agent Arn Tellem’s five-year deal to oversee the basketball and baseball divisions of SFX Sports expires on Thursday, and Tellem and the company had not come to an agreement on an extension by press time for this story, despite months of negotiations. Tellem represents — or oversees agen ...

Tags: Baseball, Basketball, Labor and Agents, MLB, NBA, SFX

SportsBusiness Journal: 3 stars for 3 stripes in new ads

Adidas was shooting commercials featuring its star endorsers, Kevin Garnett, Tim Duncan and Tracy McGrady, in Los Angeles last week as part of a major push the company is making into basketball, said David Bond, Adidas director of basketball international. In the last few months, the com ...

Tags: Adidas, Basketball, NBA

SportsBusiness Journal: NBA lawyer: Kings owners violated CBA

Sacramento Kings owners Joe and Gavin Maloof violated the league’s collective-bargaining agreement by spending more than $200,000 in 1999 to fly a player’s family to games on private jets, the NBA’s top attorney testified in a deposition this summer. Joel Litvin, NBA executive vice presi ...

Tags: Basketball, Dallas Mavericks, Labor and Agents, NBA, Sacramento Kings

SportsBusiness Journal: New law for agents examined

Sports agents who sign college-eligible athletes to representation contracts will have to fulfill two new legal requirements under federal legislation that President Bush is expected to sign into law in the next few weeks. ...

Tags: Basketball, Colleges, Golf, IMG, Labor and Agents, NBA

SportsBusiness Journal: NHLers finding money in Russia

Though NHL players are locked out of the biggest hockey money market in the world, some are finding jobs that pay almost as well in the second-richest market, the Russian Super League. The Russian league already has signed at least 15 NHL players, including Ilya Kovalchuk, the NHL’s ...

Tags: Hockey, IMG, NHL

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