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The Statistician For Many Baseball Agents

Sometimes you have to spend money to make money.  This is often true when it comes to recruiting potential new clients, and also keeping existing talented clientèle.  As you probably already know, agents make very little off of a client’s first contract in any professional sport.  In baseball, an agent will only take a commission if […]

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4th Annual Tulane Law School National Baseball Arbitration Competition

Registration for the 4th Annual Tulane Law School National Baseball Arbitration Competition opened on September 13. The competition is on February 10-11, 2011 and is open to students from all ABA approved law schools. Since the competition is capped at 24 teams, students interested in competing should submit their registration form and entry fee as soon as possible. […]

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Q&A With Sports Attorney Jay Reisinger

A couple of weeks ago, everyone was wondering the following: 1) Did Alex Rodriguez really fire Scott Boras as his agent, and 2) Did A-Rod then hire Jay Reisinger to take over as his new agent of record? Papers reported that A-Rod has in fact left Boras, but he has not hired Reisinger to take […]

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Amendments To The MLBPA Regulations Governing Player Agents

On September 2, all certified Major League Baseball Players Association (MLBPA) agents received an email concerning amended agent regulations.  It was a notice that the MLBPA’s Executive Board has unanimously adopted amendments to the MLBPA’s Regulations Governing Player Agents.  While I am not yet MLBPA certified (although I am happy to announce that is changing […]

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Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-Up (7/2/2010)

Friday really crept up on me!  I had no idea it was Friday until a couple of hours ago and then realized that I needed to churn out the weekly Friday Wrap-Up.  With so much going on in my personal, professional, and scholastic lives, I guess my forgetfulness is somewhat justified.  Anyway, big time congratulations […]

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Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-Up (4/16/2010)

The weather has been beautiful this past week.  I have been soaking up the sun and hitting the courts, trying to get my tennis game back to what it once was.  Carl Krauser made it to New Zealand and is ready to put in some great work for the Waikato Pistons.  Many of our Minor […]

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The Current Status Of Salary Arbitration In Japanese Baseball

No game is growing as fast internationally as professional basketball.  However, baseball is not as far behind as some people may think.  Dynasty recently placed a player in Germany, last year we signed an MLB-affiliated player who played his entire life in Italy, and we were close to signing a player with either a Korean […]

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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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Georgetown Sports & Entertainment Law Symposium

What: 3rd Annual Georgetown Entertainment & Media Alliance (GEMA) Sports & Entertainment Law Symposium When: April 16, 2010 (8:15 a.m. – Where: Georgetown University, McDonough Room 200 Cost: Attorney receiving CLE credit ($159, $179), Attorney/Practitioner w/out CLE credit ($99, $129), Non-Georgetown Student ($19, $39), Georgetown Student (Free, Free).  First number is applicable if you register before April […]

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Fordham Sports Law Symposium

Yesterday, I reported that Harvard Law School will be hosting a Sports Law Symposium on March 26.  It looks like the Ivy League school has a little bit of competition from a school in New York.  Full details below. What: 14th Annual Fordham Sports Law Symposium When: Friday, March 26, 2010 (8:30 a.m. – 4:35 […]