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Boras Corp. Inks Top Prospect

Jon Heyman announced on Twitter that top Detroit Tigers pitching prospect, Matt Manning, has signed with The Boras Corporation. The former 9th overall pick of the 2016 MLB Draft out of out of Sheldon High School (CA) has posted a career Minor League ERA of 3.04 over the course of 70 games with 410 strikeouts, […]

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Scott Boras Wants Baseball Back

In an opinion piece published in this morning’s New York Times, super-agent Scott Boars of Boras Corp. penned an opinion piece in which he believes that baseball should came back, sooner rather than later. As you may be well aware, amid the outbreak of COVID-19 across the United States, and globally, all sports leagues closed […]

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Excel Adds Two Agents as MLB Free Agency Begins

The 2018 MLB season has been over for a couple weeks and as the taste of champagne dissipates from the lips of the Red Sox faithful, the parade navigates to the MLB General Manager meetings, where agent movement and lingering free agent rumors act as the seasons nightcap. The GM meetings afford MLB executives the […]

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Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (3/27/15)

This week was a very cool and memorable one for Darren. Not only did he purchase his first home, but he also got to sit on the panel at his alma maters Sports Law Symposium (University of Florida). Here are his contributions from this week on FORBES: (1) Louisville Slugger To Be Acquired For $70 Million; […]

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Jim Bowden Discusses Boras’ Negotiating Power; Disregard For NCAA Rules?

The 2011 MLB First-Year Player Draft officially began last night.  One round and Comp Round A is in the books; rounds two through fifty still remain (along with Comp Round B).  Many top picks are advised by Scott Boras, including #1 overall pick Gerritt Cole, Anthony Rendon, Bubba Starling, Alex Meyer, Brian Goodwin, and Josh […]

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Jeff Berry Wants An MLB Rule Change After Buster Posey Hit

Last week, San Francisco Giants catcher Buster Posey broke a bone in his lower left leg when he was hit by Florida Marlins’ Scott Cousins at home plate.  Posey was blocking the plate in the 12th inning as Cousins reached home, hoping to score the go-ahead run and earn a victory for his team.  In […]

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Boras Corp. And Legacy Sports Boast Strong 2010/11 Offseasons

Last week, MLBTradeRumors.com speculated as to which baseball agency had the biggest offseason, which Tim Dierkes defined as the period between October 1, 2010 – April 30, 2011.  Adrian Gonzalez signed a mega-contract worth $154 million, and over the past couple of weeks, he has been earning every penny of that deal (while destroying me […]

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Have Players Unions Outlived Their Purpose?

Have unions (other than the Major League Baseball Players Association) outlived their purpose?  It is a question that super-agent Arn Tellem of Wasserman Media Group posed in a recent New York Times article.  While I have not yet had the opportunity to meet Tellem in person, he is certainly very respected amongst the agent community […]

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Hard-Hitting Evidence in the Barry Bonds’ Trial: How They Got It In

Barry Bonds‘ trial has been well publicized and discussed.  From the news stories we hear Bonds’ mistress, Kimberly Bell, testify about his perceived steroid rage and the growing (and shrinking) parts of his body.  We hear Kathy Hoskins, Bonds’ former personal shopper testify that Greg Anderson, Bonds’ longtime trainer, injected Bonds with “a little something […]

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Albany Law School Baseball Law Symposium

What: Symposium – Baseball And The Law: America’s National Pastimes When: Monday, April 11, 2011 (10:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m) Where: Albany Law School Agenda 10:00 a.m. (outside room 200) – Continental Breakfast 10:30 a.m. (Room 200) – “A Contrarian View of Steroids: What’s Wrong With Being All You Can Be?” Professor Paul Finkelman, President William McKinley Distinguished Professor […]