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Kris Bryant v. Chicago Cubs

            Earlier this week the baseball world received the decision heard around the world…an impartial arbitrator decided against Kris Bryant, and in favor of the Chicago Cubs, regarding the star player’s 2015 service time grievance.              The decision is quite obviously a loss for Bryant and the players, but to put a positive spin on a bad […]


On To The Next One: Jason Hammel

Free agent pitcher, Jason Hammel, has signed with ACES for his representation, where he will be represented by Seth and Sam Levinson. He was previously represented by Octagon. After being drafted by the Tampa Bay Devil Rays in the 10th round of the 2002 amateur draft, Hammel made his debut on April 11, 2006. He […]

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Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (2/27/15)

Even though it’s the offseason, there is still a lot of action going on in the NFL. With the Combine having come and gone, teams are beginning to make roster and cap space for future draft picks and free agents. Darren’s Miami Dolphins recently cut two wide receivers and could possibly be letting Mike Wallace go too. On […]

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ACES Negotiates Record-Setting Deal For Chicago Cubs P Jon Lester

Two of the world’s most powerful sports agents, Seth and Sam Levinson (ACES Inc.), recently negotiated a record-setting deal for free agent pitcher, Jon Lester.  Lester’s contract with the Chicago Cubs included an MLB record $30 million signing bonus.  The six year, $155 million contract is the largest ever for a pitcher over 30 years old. […]

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On To The Next One: Casey McGehee

Casey McGehee is a right-handed infielder who attended Fresno State University prior to being drafted by the Chicago Cubs in the 10th round of the 2003 MLB First Year Player Draft.  He is still in the NL Central, but is on the Milwaukee Brewers 40-man roster.  McGehee made his Major League debut in 2008 and […]

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The MLB Draft Day 1 Broken Down

First Round Bryce Harper (Washington Nationals) – Boras Corp. – Interesting to note that Bud Selig referred to Harper as an outfielder even though he has played mostly catcher his entire life.  Get this kid on the fast track through the Minors. Jameson Tallion (Pittsburgh Pirates) – Hendricks Sports Management – Big high school arm […]

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Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-Up (11/13/09)

Yesterday was the first day of Puerto Rico Baseball League game-play.  We are lucky to have two clients on Ponce, the most dominant team in the league.  The players are Pete Parise and Roberto Feliciano.  This weekend is a big road game for the Florida Gators.  Coach Spurrier will definitely put up a fight against […]

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Cubs Sign Bradley

Center fielder Milton Bradley has a new home nowadays. The Chicago Cubs have agreed to a 3-year, $30-million contract with Bradley. In order to make some room for Milton, the Cubs have to finalize the deal that will send Jason Marquis to the Rockies for Luis Vizcaino. Last year, Bradley batted .321 with 22 home […]

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Representation Of An Etch A Sketch Artist

Back on February 27th, I wondered if there was a market for representing sports artists.  Coincidentally, that same day, contributor Matthew Allinson announced that only one day earlier, he took on a client who is a graphic designer specializing in sports cartoons, logo creation, and other illustrations.  Now I ask a new question, and I […]

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You Gotta’ Know When To Hold Em’, Know When To Fold Em, Know When To Walk Away

The NL leading Chicago Cubs are up for sale.  The surging Cubs have looked great lately, despite the team’s unlucky history over the past 100 years…making their stock the highest it has been at in a while.  The owners of the Cubs, the Chicago Tribune company, is in HUGE debt from taking their many companies […]