Boras, A Good Guy???

Last October, agent Scott Boras and slugger Alex Rodriguez made news when Boras announced that Rodriguez would be opting out of his contract.  Boras was ridiculed for the timing of the announcement and Rodriguez was portrayed as just another greedy player wanting more money.  The majority of Yankee fans could care less if Rodriguez returned…

Going Down a Winding River

With training camps now under way, there remains only two 1st round picks yet to sign deals: Jacksonville’s Derrick Harvey who went eighth, and Cincinnati’s Keith Rivers who went ninth. The Jaguars’ displeasure with the Harvey holdout has been made pretty apparent. Harvey’s representatives want money similar to what the 7th pick, Sedrick Ellis received….

So Who’s Scouting the Scouts???

After reading Darren’s post and reading some other commentary around the web, I found it very surprising that no one felt that the teams or scouts were at fault in the Darrell Arthur situation.  Don’t get me wrong, I agree his agent certainly fumbled the ball in regards to clarifying his client’s medical condition to…

What’s The Deal?

As teams approach the conclusion of mini camp and the beginning of training camp, we will start to see more and more players threatening to sit out due to their contracts. Plaxico Burress, Lito Sheppard, Jason Peters, Jeff Garcia and Brian Urlacher have all voiced their dissatisfaction with their current deals. In some cases I…

Travishamockery

The CBS network debut of Elite XC, featuring the ever so popular Kimbo Slice, earned huge numbers and an outstanding rating. But this whole promotion of Kimbo Slice being a MMA superstar is going to turn out being a disaster. Kimbo Slice is very dominating when it comes to knocking out schleps in his backyard,…

Once Again, Kudos Mr. Condon

The Once Again title refers to an article I wrote last summer. There are now two top draft picks signed from the 2008 NFL draft, both of which are clients of Tom Condon. A week before the draft, the number 1 pick Jake Long signed a 5 year $57.75 million deal with the Dolphins, $30…