Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (2/10/2017)

As of yesterday, I am 32-years-old. Beyond my fiancee reminding me "how old I am," I still feel rather young. It's a combination of mentality as well as physical routine. And in reality, I am still young. At least I'll keep telling myself that. This Saturday, I'm excited to serve as

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

KU Sports Law Symposium

What: Symposium: A Lawyer's Life in the Sports World:  Representing the Client, Athlete, and Institution Where: University of Kansas School of Law, Green Hall Room 104, 1535 W. 15th St.  Lawrence, KS 66045 When: Thursday, April 9, 2009 - 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Schedule: 1:00 - 1:05:  Introduction, Brian Martinek, 2L,

The Waiting Is The Hardest Part

Andy Pettite waited to sign with the New York Yankees, and ended up re-signing with the team for much less than the Yankees initially offered him.  Instead of accepting a $10 million contract, Pettite waited, and recently signed a deal for $5.5 million guaranteed.  His agent, Randy Hendricks, put a

Recapping The 2008 MLB Draft Deadline

The signing deadline for players selected by MLB organizations in the 2008 First-Year Player Draft has passed.  On Thursday, I looked at which players had yet to sign, including Buster Posey, who was predicted to garner a rather large $7.5 million bonus.  It turns out that he received much less: