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Liz Mullen

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

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CAA China Names Former Special Olympics Int'l Regional President Mary Gu Shuhang CEO

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 07 / 18 / 17

The newly-formed CAA China named MARY GU SHUHANG  as CEO. Gu has held several exec positions with the Special Olympics and was most recently Special Olympics int'l regional president & managing director, East Asia. Gu has been hired to build upon Creative Artists Agency's 12 years of ...

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Tags: People and Pop Culture, China

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06/07/17
SportsBusiness Daily: Former ISE Agent Opens Dynasty Sports Group

Aylton Tesch, one of two NBA agents who left ISE after the agency fired Dan Fegan, has set up a new agency called Dynasty Sports Group. Tesch, who resigned from ISE on March 13, filed the paperwork to register Dynasty Sports Group as an LLC with the California Secretary of State's office on March 24 ...

Tags: Labor and Agents

06/07/17
SportsBusiness Daily: Harrah's To Sponsor Breeders' Cup Sweepstakes

The Breeders’ Cup announced today that it signed Harrah’s Resort Southern California as the presenting sponsor for its VIP Sweepstakes, which gives winning fans a trip to the world championship event and time interacting with celebrities, including chef Bobby Flay. Financial terms of the ...

Tags: Marketing and Sponsorship

06/05/17
SportsBusiness Journal: Labor & Agents: Tandem ride

N BA agent Jim Tanner may be having his best year since he launched Tandem Sports & Entertainment , signing a couple of high-profile draft prospects as well as several veteran players. Tanner has signed a strong draft class, he ...

Tags: Labor and Agents

06/01/17
SportsBusiness Daily: ISE Disputes Fegan's Right To Compete

ISE today disputed the claim of NBA agent Dan Fegan that he is now able to compete with his former employer and warning anyone who interferes with the agency's contractual rights. Fegan earlier today announced an arbitrator rejected ISE's attempt to get a preliminary injunction. Fegan also said he ...

06/01/17
SportsBusiness Daily: Arbitrator Denies ISE Request In Fegan Case

NBA agent Dan Fegan has won a round against former employer ISE, as an arbitrator has denied the agency's request for a preliminary injunction. This means Fegan is free to continue providing representation and counsel to current and future players. He also has no restrictions on establishing hi ...

Tags: Labor and Agents

05/31/17
SportsBusiness Daily: Federal Court Rules Against Fegan In ISE Fight

An L.A. federal court judge yesterday ruled against NBA agent Dan Fegan and in favor of his former employer, Independent Sports & Entertainment, sending the bitter legal battle back to state court. Judge Andre Birotte Jr. denied Fegan's motion to dismiss ISE's legal action against him. Birotte a ...

Tags: Labor and Agents

05/30/17
SportsBusiness Daily: Players' Tribune Hires MLB's Joe Carney

The Players' Tribune named MLB VP/Sales  JOE CARNEY  Senior VP/Sales & Brand Partnerships. Carney at MLB led a team that managed sponsorship and media sales across MLB Network and MLB.com. Prior to that, Carney spent five years at the NFL, where he served as Dir of NFL.com Media S ...

Tags: People and Pop Culture

05/29/17
SportsBusiness Journal: Labor & Agents: Key topic for NHL

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Tags: Labor and Agents

05/29/17
SportsBusiness Journal: Kuliga merges with Vanguard Sports

NFL agent Kristen Kuliga has merged her company, K Sports & Entertainment, into Vanguard Sports Group, the NFL practice founded by Joby Branion. Financial details of the agreement were not disclosed, but both Branion and Kuliga described the deal as more of a merger than an acquisition. K ...

Tags: Labor and Agents

05/22/17
SportsBusiness Journal: Labor & Agents: NWSL association

M ore than 160 National Women’s Soccer League players have formed a players association that may later become a union. The new group, the NWSL Players Association , will represent the interests of the majority of the players in ...

Tags: Labor and Agents

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