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Liz Mullen

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

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The Players' Tribune Partners With Twitter On Athlete Q&A Series

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 11 / 20 / 17

The Players’ Tribune today is launching a new video series titled "#Verified," in partnership with Twitter. Episodes will feature Bengals WR A.J. Green , T'Wolves C Karl-Anthony Towns , Falcons WR Mohamed Sanu  and Steelers LB T.J. Watt answering questions from fans in real time...

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SportsBusiness Journal: ABC looking to sweep horse racing?

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SportsBusiness Journal: Adidas signs tennis' Fish

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Tags: Adidas, IMG, Labor and Agents, National Lacrosse League, NHL, SFX

SportsBusiness Journal: Garnett to endorse Best Buy

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SportsBusiness Journal: Jockeys press Guild for financial info

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SportsBusiness Journal: SFX Sports takes global approach

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

SportsBusiness Journal: Wulff leaving Adidas

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SportsBusiness Journal: Jockeys questioning insurance

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

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