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Liz Mullen

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

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Olympic Agent Says She Was Denied Credential To Media Event Because Of Race

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 09 / 26 / 17

An African-American Olympic athlete agent yesterday said that she was denied a credential to attend the Team USA Media Summit in Park City this week because of her race and because she has previously raised concerns about a lack of diversity. Lila Brown, who represents U.S. skier Kiley McKinnon, sai...

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