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Hochevar Signs Major League Contract

As was reported last week by MLB.com, Luke Hochevar (1st overall pick in the 2006 MLB draft) has been signed by the Kansas City Royals and now has a 4 year Major League contract [Royals agree with top pick Hochevar]. Why is it particularly important that Scott Boras got his client a Major League contract? […]

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Johnny Damon’s Move to New York; Was it Theo’s Ego or Boras’s Lie?

Seth Mnookin is coming out with a book tomorrow that looks to be a good read: Feeding the Monster : How Money, Smarts, and Nerve Took a Team to the Top.  Today, Mr. Mnookin has realease his last preview of the book by highlighting the negotiation between agent Scott Boras and Theo Epstein over Johnny […]

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Maybe This Is Why The Cubs Can’t Win

This past Sunday, I did an Agent Spotlight on agent Mark Rodgers. One of his clients that was displayed is a man named Chris Huseby, an 11th round pick made by the Chicago Cubs in this years MLB draft. Well via Deadspin, who has linked to a Baseball America report, I was able to find […]

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Welcome to the 21st Century

The use of technology is becoming more prevalent in sports. From online fantasy games, sports cell phones, to on demand sporting events it is more obvious that athletes (and agents) cannot forget the cyber equation. One of the most successful business ventures over the past 2 years is Apple’s iPod. Apparently, the trend is catching […]

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Analysis of “The National Hockey League and Salary Arbitration: Time for a Line Change”

Thanks to Sports Law Blog, I came across a very interesting article in the Ohio State Journal on Dispute Resolution titled The National Hockey League and Salary Arbitration: Time for a Line Change [Entire Note in LexisNexis]. Even if you have a LexisNexis subscription, reading the entire note produced by Stephen M. Yoost may require […]

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2006 MLB Draft

While it is definitely not as exciting as the NBA or NFL live drafts, the MLB draft is chalk full of players that will be selected throughout today and tomorrow (June 6th-June 7th). As an intern at Career Sports & Entertainment last summer, I watched the entire draft, making sure that I was the first […]

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2006 Baseball Team Valuations

The 2006 Forbes.com Baseball Team Valuations are up. To view the list, click here. [tags]baseball, forbes, team valuations[/tags]