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Liz Mullen

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

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NBPA looks for fan assist on logo

Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 12 / 15 / 14

After bringing in new leadership, the National Basketball Players Association is seeking a new look and reaching out to fans for help. The NBPA will announce this week the launch of an online contest in which fans will compete to design a new logo for the union and win a trip to the 2015 All-Star...

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