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Guest Post: Continued Collusion Predicted for 2018-19 MLB Free Agent Class – Jeff Borris

This article was written by Jeff Borris, a MLBPA-certified player agent for over 30 years who has represented hundreds of players. He is currently General Counsel at Ballengee Group. The number of quality free agents available on the 2017-18 open market, not only late into the off-season but all the way up to spring training, […]

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Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-Up (1/11/2013)

The first full week of 2013 has come to a close; hopefully some of you have maintained your New Year’s Resolutions.  I had a great time covering the BCS National Championship Game for, even if it was not exactly the most exciting match-up in the history of the BCS.  Speaking of Forbes, here are […]

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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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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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Dennis Gilbert May Buy The Rangers

The Texas Rangers are for sale.  Creditors want their money and owner Tom Hicks is giving in.  Right now, there are three groups that have revealed interest in making the purchase, including Dennis Gilbert, who is currently a special assistant to the owner of the Chicago White Sox.  He is also a Senior Partner at […]

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Desi Relaford Bashes Beverly Hills Sports Council

Earlier this week, Jimmy Scott’s High & Tight interviewed former MLB player, Desi Relaford.  Jimmy gave me a tip to check it out because the topic turned to Desi’s agents.  Instead of listening to the long clip, I started in that particular area of conversation, which begins around the 27 minute mark. Desi originally signed […]

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Update on the Pirates’ Indian Hurlers

Back in November, I wrote about the Pittsburgh Pirates global recruiting effort, especially the pickup of Rinku Singh and Dinesh Patel, contestants in India’s “Million Dollar Arm” reality TV contest.  While their future within the Pirates’ organization is still unknown, Darren Rovell reported on Monday with updates to their story.  When I mentioned last time […]

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The Cost Of Collusion

If it smells like collusion, and it looks like collusion, minus it not tasting like collusion, it probably is collusion.  At least that is what Jeff Borris, Barry Bonds’ agent, has been preaching for a while now.  And it finally seems like the MLBPA is going to take up Barry’s cause.  Well…eventually.  While the MLBPA […]

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At Least You Can’t Say That Borris Isn’t Trying

Jeff Borris, the agent of record for Barry Bonds, is nothing short of persistent.  Even though Bonds has not received a Major League deal from any teams, Borris continues to put his client’s name in the paper and has no problem expressing his displeasure in the lack of interest in Bonds.  Borris most recently attempted […]

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Cries of Collusion

With the today’s Major League baseball trade deadline looming, Barry Bonds is still a free agent.  Yes, Barry Bonds, possibly the greatest player of our generation, if not the greatest player in the history of Major League Baseball, cannot find work.  Bonds led the major leagues last year with a .480 O.B.P., a 1.045 O.P.S. and […]