Liz Mullen

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Projected first-round picks highlight Wasserman's NFL Draft class

Daily / Thursday, January 20, 2022
Wasserman has signed a large class of prospects for this year's NFL Draft, including projected first rounders Georgia LB Nakobe Dean and Colorado State TE Trey McBride. Wasserman's Chafie Fields is representing Dean, while Mike Swenson and C.J. LaBoy are representing McBride. These players make up the rest...

Roc Nation promotes Brett Yormark to COO

Morning Buzz / Thursday, January 20, 2022
Brett Yormark has been promoted to COO of Roc Nation, the agency revealed today. Yormark first joined Roc Nation in '19 as co-CEO of Roc Nation Unified and President of Business Operations & Strategy. Prior to that, Yormark was CEO of Nets parent company...

MLB spring training prep underway despite lockout

Morning Buzz / Thursday, January 13, 2022
MLB today is expected to make a proposal on some core economic and competitive issues that could spur movement towards the end of the lockout, but it's not clear if that would come in time for spring training. MLB and MLBPA negotiators are expected to meet today by teleconference...

MLBPA raises conflict-of-interest issue with WME

Morning Buzz / Thursday, January 13, 2022
The MLBPA has put Endeavor in a position where it may be forced to choose between owning minor league baseball teams or representing MLB players, sources said. The union sent a letter to MLBPA-certified WME agents regarding MLBPA's conflict-of-interest prohibition in its agent regulations, sources said, in...

Excel signs top amateur golfer Nakajima

Morning Buzz / Wednesday, January 12, 2022
No. 1-ranked world amateur golfer Keita Nakajima  has signed with Excel Sports Management for representation. Agent Andrew Kipper is repping him. Kipper also counts counts pro golfer Collin Morikawa  among his clients. Nakajima, a 21-year-old native of Japan, won the Asia-Pacific National Championship in November,...

Local officials working with NFL for safe Super Bowl

Morning Buzz / Friday, January 7, 2022
LOS ANGELES -- L.A. County Public Health officials said yesterday they are working with the NFL to safely host the Super Bowl at SoFi Stadium next month and were confident it will go as planned, but could not provide 100% certainty. "It will be challenging if the surge continues...

Money bet on U.S. horse races in '21 jumps nearly 12% to top $12B

Daily / Thursday, January 6, 2022
Bettors wagered $12.218B on U.S.-based thoroughbred horse races in '21, up 11.86% from the $10.922B wagered in '20, according to Equibase, the thoroughbred industry's official database for racing information and statistics. It is the first time that the total handle for the year topped $12B since '09. The number...