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A Deep Look Into Baseball’s Salary Arbitration System

Ed Edmonds of Sports Law Blog has an good piece in the Marquette Sports Law Review titled, A most interesting part of baseball’s monetary structure – salary arbitration in its thirty-fifth year.  Since deciding that I wanted to be a sports agent, I have studied baseball’s system of final offer arbitration as much as possible.  […]

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Pete Parise’s Spring Training

Derrick Goold wrote a piece (subscription necessary) in BaseballAmerica.com yesterday, with the subtitle: “Parise showing Cardinals everything he has.”  The title – “Well-Traveled Reliever.” Here is a part of the article: By the end of the 2010 season, Parise will have been pitching, nearly uninterrupted, for 32 months. When he reported to his first major […]

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Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-Up (3/12/2010)

It may officially be Spring Break, but this week has been no break for me.  Between visiting clients at Spring Training facilities and meeting with parents of potential future advisees, along with a bunch of other business related tasks, I sure have been able to keep myself busy during what has been a relaxing week […]

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Looking Back At Arbitration In 2010

February is a dynamic, short month.  Certain areas of the United States experience their coldest temperatures of the year, but find that near the end of the month, it starts getting warmer and more enjoyable.  Baseball is very similar in the month of February.  The beginning of the month is marked by arbitration eligible players […]

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Prospect Or Not, Pete Parise Is One To Watch

Pete Parise couldn’t even make TheCardinalNation.com’s 2010 Top 40 Prospect List, but what do we care?  Plenty of prospects never make it to Major League Baseball, and many that do, don’t last very long.  Wikipedia defines prospect in its relation to sports as any player whose rights are owned by a professional team, but who […]

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Scott Boras Loses One, Gains One, In Busy Weekend

Busy weekends is the norm over at Scott Boras Corp. headquarters.  This past weekend was no exception.  Scott Boras has been busy playing with the media concerning Johnny Damon negotiations, but he also had a client fire him and subsequently was hired by a different professional player. Johnny Damon is not the only Scott Boras […]

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Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-Up (2/12/2010)

My 25th birthday (this past Tuesday) was a wild and crazy time.  As I get older, I hope that I never lose my fun side.  Work hard, play hard.  I will be in Gainesville this weekend, but next weekend, I will be down in Ft. Lauderdale to speak at the 2010 Nova Southeastern Sports and […]

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Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-Up (2/5/2010)

It has been a very busy week.  After concluding the 2010 UF Sports Law Symposium, it was time to take a day off and relax a bit.  Then right back to work.  Pete Parise is over in Venezuela representing Puerto Rico in the Serie del Caribe 2010, also known as the Caribbean World Series.  He […]

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Recap: 2010 UF Sports Law Symposium

With the Pro Bowl and Super Bowl XLIV in Florida this year, it is hard to imagine any more star power in the Sunshine State.  However, the 2010 UF Sports Law Symposium defied the norm and did exactly that, bringing some of the top names in the sports industry to Gainesville. The symposium was titled […]

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Chapman Goes to the Reds

In a previous article, I predicted that Aroldis Chapman would go to the Angels or at least another big market club. I was wrong. Chapman signed with the Cincinnati Reds on Sunday for 6 years and $30.25 million. Apparently the Reds had been “going after him like crazy” according to a source. The December 15th […]