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

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Hold The Phone! Gronkowski Denies Signing With UTA For Post-Career Hollywood Move

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 03 / 22 / 17

Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski said he is interested in pursuing a career in entertainment when his football career is over, but he has no plans to retire and he did not sign with United Talent Agency. Gronkowski yesterday spoke to THE DAILY and said, "I took a meeting with them about three weeks ...

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