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Liz Mullen

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

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ESPN3 To Broadcast Glory 34 Kickboxing Event Live From Denver

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 10 / 21 / 16

ESPN3 is set to broadcast Glory 34 Denver's kickboxing event live Friday night starting at midnight ET. It will mark the tenth Glory event broadcast on ESPN this year and the first since Basketball HOFer Yao Ming bought a significant equity stake in the Singapore-based kickboxing league. The event...

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SportsBusiness Journal: Election 2016 a political minefield

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SportsBusiness Journal: TaylorMade adds top young players

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SportsBusiness Journal: NFL agent Dandy moving to CAA Sports

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Tags: Labor and Agents

SportsBusiness Journal: Labor & Agents: NHL arbitrator at issue

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Tags: Labor and Agents

SportsBusiness Daily: NHL Dismisses Neutral Discipline Arbitrator

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SportsBusiness Journal: Plugged In: Dania Diaz

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Tags: People and Pop Culture

SportsBusiness Journal: Sale price validates, surprises some

The $4 billion price tag for the UFC surprised many people who have been working in the sport for years, but it brought something they have long been seeking: respect. “It shows the sport is not a fringe sport but a major sport in the global sports community, right?” said Audie Attar ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies

SportsBusiness Journal: Labor & Agents: CAA Hockey's 'hat trick'

AA Hocke C y has signed Los Angeles Kings forward Tyler Toffoli , Washington Capitals forward Marcus Johansson and Winnipeg Jets forward Mathieu Perreault . A team of agents led by Pat Brisson and J.P. Barry will represent ...

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SportsBusiness Daily: Players' Tribune Signs Deal With Samsung

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Tags: Marketing and Sponsorship, Samsung

SportsBusiness Journal: Labor & Agents: Horford follows agent

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