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Liz Mullen

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

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ICM Partners to represent retired NASCAR driver Edwards

Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 09 / 18 / 17

I CM Partners has signed recently retired NASCAR driver Carl Edwards for exclusive representation in marketing, speaking, broadcasting, literary, acting and other endeavors. Agents Mark Zimmerman , Lou Oppenheim and Matt Sorger w...

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