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Plugged In: John Tobias

Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 09 / 18 / 17

Sloane Stephens, who was injured for 11 months before making a stunning summer comeback capped by the U.S. Open title, wasn’t the only one with a great story: Her agent John Tobias also had his own comeback. Tobias, 40, was fired in October 2015 from Lagardère, sparking an exodus of ot...

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