Defining Sports Relocates To South Florida

Defining Sports, a sports marketing, public relations, athlete representation agency that represents over 30 current and retired athletes of the NFL, NBA, WNBA, MLB, MLS and Olympians says it will move to Delray Beach, Florida for its new corporate headquarters location. The process will take 6-12 months and it’s unclear how many of the 15…

Dragging Down The Market: Why The Qualifying Offer Should Be Eliminated

The following is a guest contribution from Noah Goodman. Goodman is an associate at Ballard Spahr and he drafts memoranda on federal court decisions and federal agency rulings. He previously oversaw a political campaign for a former Philadelphia City Councilman and was a presenter at the 28th Cooperstown Symposium on Baseball and American Culture at the…

Paul Argueta Is Relocating Your Athlete Clients With Ease

When is the last time you moved? Not in the sense of physical activity, but actually packed up all your belongings , put them in a U-Haul and settled into a new home. Anyone who has -ver been through this process before can attest to the fact that moving can be a stressful endeavor. Not…

On To The Next One: Paul Goldschmidt

According to a Tweet by Robert Murray, Arizona Diamondbacks first baseman Paul Goldschmidt is now represented by Excel Sports Management. He was previously represented by ISE Baseball (formerly Relativity Baseball). The 6-foot-3, 225-pound Delaware-native is one of the premier first baseman in the MLB. He is currently signed to a very team-friendly contract – a…

2016 MLB Draft The First With New NCAA Bylaw

With the 2016 MLB Draft getting underway today, many of the nation’s top high school and college players will hear their name called by Big League clubs. Unlike the NBA and NFL Drafts, these prospects do not have the knowledge, guidance and experience from an agent while going through this process, as NCAA rules stated…

On To The Next One: Randal Grichuk

Per MLB Trade Rumors, St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Randal Grichuk has joined Excel Sports Management, where he will be represented by Casey Close. He was previously represented by Priority Sports. The 24-year-old Grichuk is in his second full MLB season after being drafted by the Angels 24th overall in the 2009 draft. Superstar Angels outfielder Mike…

Is The MLB Labor Market Fair?

The following is a guest contribution by Noah Goodman, a third-year law student at Temple University and a Staff Editor of the Temple Law Review. This past fall, David Price, a 30-year-old free agent, signed a seven-year contract with the Boston Red Sox worth $217 million. Less than a week later, Zach Greinke, a 32-year…