Sports Law

What Could Be The Fallout For Casey Close Concerning Freddie Freeman?

Major League Baseball player Freddie Freeman has ended his relationship with baseball agent Casey Close of Excel Sports Management based on Close failing to inform Freeman about a final offer that was presented by the Atlanta Braves, per Doug Gottlieb. According to Gottlieb, this information was not disclosed to Freeman because Close knew that Freeman […]

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On To The Next One [Update]: Mark Teixeira

Almost exactly a year ago, I reported that New York Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira fired his longtime agent Scott Boras in the middle of an 8-year, $160 million contract that Boras negotiated.  Boras will continue to be paid his commission on said contract, which has a term that spans until 2016. It’s hard to forget the things that Teixeira […]