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Liz Mullen

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

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ESPN3 To Broadcast Glory 34 Kickboxing Event Live From Denver

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 10 / 21 / 16

ESPN3 is set to broadcast Glory 34 Denver's kickboxing event live Friday night starting at midnight ET. It will mark the tenth Glory event broadcast on ESPN this year and the first since Basketball HOFer Yao Ming bought a significant equity stake in the Singapore-based kickboxing league. The event...

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SportsBusiness Journal: Stadium showdown looms over host city

San Diego appears destined to be the next U.S. city to clash with one of its sports tenants. When NFL executives descend upon Southern California for the Super Bowl this week, they will find relations strained between San Diego Chargers owners, who say they need a new stadium, and San Dieg ...

Tags: Football, NFL, San Diego Chargers

SportsBusiness Journal: Simms chooses Demoff for draft

University of Texas quarterback Chris Simms picked agent Marvin Demoff to represent him in the NFL draft. Simms made his decision after an agent search conducted by 16W Marketing. Steve Rosner, one of the principals in the firm, is the longtime marketing agent for former NFL great Phil Sim ...

Tags: Football, Labor and Agents, NFL

SportsBusiness Journal: Judge rules for Dunn on Steinberg motions

Football agent David Dunn can continue to represent players and won't have to pay additional damages, a judge ruled Jan. 10 in Los Angeles. Judge Ronald Lew denied two motions made by attorneys for agent Leigh Steinberg and his firm, Steinberg, Moorad & Dunn. "The conduct at issue occu ...

SportsBusiness Journal: Marshall QB signs with Condon

Tom Condon, president of IMG's football division, has signed Marshall quarterback Byron Leftwich, expected to be a high first-round pick in an NFL draft that agents say is deep for quality quarterbacks. Condon Condon, who has represent ...

Tags: Football, IMG, NFL

SportsBusiness Journal: Dunn faces NFLPA action

The NFL Players Association has filed complaints against agents David Dunn and Joby Branion alleging they each violated numerous union regulations governing agent conduct when they left agent Leigh Steinberg's firm to form competing agency, Athletes First. Dunn, Branion or others acting for ...

SportsBusiness Journal: Lew to rule today; Dunn signs Palmer

Judge Ronald Lew will issue a decision today on a motion that could prevent agent David Dunn from representing NFL players until 2005. The potential of being sidelined hasn't slowed Dunn, who has signed former Southern Cal quarterback Carson Palmer, the 2002 Heisman Trophy winner and the p ...

SportsBusiness Journal: Leslie nabs new endorsements

WNBA championship MVP Lisa Leslie has signed new endorsement deals with Sony PlayStation2, ESPN, Kraft Foods and a national sports drink brand in the last few months. "She has never been hotter," said Bruce Binkow, marketing agent for the Los Angeles Sparks center. ...

Tags: Basketball, ESPN, Kraft Foods, Los Angeles Sparks, NBA, PepsiCo, WNBA

SportsBusiness Journal: Agents' suit still up in the air

More than a year after Jim Bronner and Robert Gilhooley made headlines when they sued SFX Sports Group and were subsequently fired by the company, the two veteran baseball agents seem to have disappeared from the sports business industry. But the two are quietly awaiting the decision of an a ...

Tags: Baseball, Clear Channel Communications, MLB, SFX, Texas Rangers

SportsBusiness Journal: Baseball agency adds hockey venture

B aseball agency Beverly Hills Sports Council has formed a joint venture with hockey agents Allan Walsh and David Schatia in a new enterprise that will represent 35 NHL players, including Marian Gaborik of the Minnesota Wild, the league's top goal scorer as of last Tue ...

Tags: Hockey, Horse Racing, Labor and Agents, Minnesota Wild, MLB

SportsBusiness Journal: Union offers first CBA proposal

The WNBA players association is awaiting the league's response to its first proposal for a new collective-bargaining agreement, which calls for higher salaries and looser marketing restrictions for the players. Pamela Wheeler, director of the Women's National Basketball Players Ass ...

Tags: Basketball, NBA, WNBA

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