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

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The Players' Tribune Partners With Yahoo On NFL-Themed Content

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 09 / 21 / 17

The Players’ Tribune has partnered with Yahoo Sports to create the new content series "This Season," which will spotlight players from the Ravens and Jaguars leading up to their game in London on Sunday. Financial terms were not disclosed. The agreement is a one-time deal to promote the game a...

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