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Understanding Major League Baseball’s Salary Arbitration System

The following article was a guest contribution by an author who wishes to remain anonymous. Under MLB’s current collective bargaining agreement (CBA), a player with at least three but less than six years of Major League service is eligible for salary arbitration. A player with more than two years but less than three years of […]

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Twenty Three MLB Players Receive Offers Of Arbitration

The deadline to file for free agency in the MLB was November 19.  At that point, 171 players had filed.  Teams had until midnight last night to offer arbitration to the players who had filed for free agency and most recently played a professional season for that particular team.  Out of the 171 players who […]

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Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-Up (11/13/09)

Yesterday was the first day of Puerto Rico Baseball League game-play.  We are lucky to have two clients on Ponce, the most dominant team in the league.  The players are Pete Parise and Roberto Feliciano.  This weekend is a big road game for the Florida Gators.  Coach Spurrier will definitely put up a fight against […]

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Japanese Free Agency

While all the talk has been focused on potential free agents in MLB, 87 players in the Japanese Baseball League became eligible for free agency on Monday.  The league, domestically known as Nippon Professional Baseball (NPB), has much stricter free agency rules than MLB, which may be helpful if you ever find yourself representing a […]

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Cliff Lee: The Phillies Bargain Ace

This is my first post on Sports Agent Blog after getting my start at Entertainment Agent Blog.  Being from outside the Philadelphia area, I’m heartbroken the Phillies lost to the Yankees.  But now that the season is over, the Phillies should reflect on their season and think about who will be returning next year.  The […]

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Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-Up (10/23/09)

Driving down to South Florida today.  I will be spending the weekend with my family before traveling back to Gainesville on Monday.  En route to Gainesville, I’ll be stopping off at Barry University School of Law to give a guest speech to their student body.  If you are in Orlando, come stop by.  The discussion […]

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What Exactly is the “Spirit of the CBA”?

In June, I wrote an article describing the future implications of the “decade deal” as I called it, on the National Hockey League. A player typically signs a deal longer than ten years for tens of millions of dollars. There are elements of risk and reward for each side. The team gets the player signed […]

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“This is the Business We Chose”

If you’re not a Godfather fan like myself, you may not have caught the Hyman Roth quote, but these words are easily applicable to the sports industry.  Whether you like it or not – and if you’re an avid reader of this site I’m guessing you like it – the business of sports is almost […]

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Marvin Harrison vs. Torry Holt

Marvin Harrison vs. Torry Holt So there are two of the all-time greatest receivers still left out there in free agency, wondering to themselves…Why isn’t anyone giving us a chance? The question boggles my mind just the same. Here, I will break down these two future hall of famers by the statistics, their careers up […]

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The Economy, the NHL, and Contract Negotiations

There has been much concern about the financial conditions of NHL teams the past few months.  Obviously, a struggling economy isn’t good for any sports team.  So how will the depressing economic conditions of both North America and the National Hockey League affect NHL player agents? NHL General Managers held their winter meeting last week, […]