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Liz Mullen

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

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Plugged In: Glenn Ware

Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 10 / 16 / 17

Glenn Ware founded PwC’s Global Intelligence Operations Center in 2008 to help corporations deal with external threats to their business. In 2013, Ware started a sports intelligence group after being hired by an NFL team and an NBA team to assess situations involving allegations of domestic v...

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Tags: People and Pop Culture

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