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Liz Mullen

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

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Element puts football players on roster

Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 09 / 29 / 14

Element Sports Group, the new firm formed by two agents who left SportsTrust Advisors, has signed or has commitments to represent 18 football players, including Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end Cameron Heyward and Denver Broncos cornerback Bradley Roby. All of the players, who also include Jacks...

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Tags: Labor and Agents

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