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Agents tell talent to stick to sports

Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 10 / 16 / 17

Several talent agents have been spending the past several weeks telling their sports clients to stick to sports when it comes to their social media feeds. These conversations took a new importance last week after ESPN suspended anchor Jemele Hill after she made tweets suggesting that NFL fans boy...

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