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Super-Agent Scott Boras Discusses Decline in MLB Player Salaries

Scott Boras is not your typical sports agent. The 66-year-old California-native has become one of the most powerful men in all of Major League Baseball. For the fourth consecutive year, Boras’ remarkable negotiating skills led him to the pinnacle of Forbes’ list of most successful sports agents in the world. The super-agent currently manages nearly $1.9 […]

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Boras Says Kyler Murray To Pursue Professional Baseball, Not NFL

After Kyler Murray hoisted the Heisman Trophy , many questioned whether he should choose to enter into the NFL Draft or follow through with his pledge to the Oakland Athletics to play professional baseball. The A’s selected Murray ninth overall in the 2018 MLB Draft. He signed a $4.6 million contract before the Sooners football […]

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On To The Next One: Rafael Soriano

Jayson Werth, Adrian Beltre, Carlos Pena, and now Rafael Soriano will be on Scott Boras‘ list of clients to shop around this offseason to the highest bidders.  That is because Soriano recently said goodbye to Peter Greenberg and hello to Scott Boras Corp.  It is not as if this is a completely random grab.  Boras […]

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Hendricks Sports Management Finds Itself In A Big Mess

Randal Hendricks, Alan Hendricks, and Hendricks Sports Management, received some press they were not looking for when the public found out that Hendricks Sports Management was being sued by Edwin Mejia and Athletes Premier International (API) on a claim that Hendricks Sports Management tortiously interfered with API’s representation of Aroldis Chapman, prior to Chapman leaving […]

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Scott Boras Loses One, Gains One, In Busy Weekend

Busy weekends is the norm over at Scott Boras Corp. headquarters.  This past weekend was no exception.  Scott Boras has been busy playing with the media concerning Johnny Damon negotiations, but he also had a client fire him and subsequently was hired by a different professional player. Johnny Damon is not the only Scott Boras […]

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Influential People According To SportsBusiness Journal

Yesterday, SportsBusiness Journal released its annual 50 most influential people in sports business list.  Baseball tied Football with locking up the most slots (8 for each), Jacques Rogge (President of the International Olympic Committee) was ranked #1, and six agent types/groups were listed. #26 – George Pyne (President of IMG Sports & Entertainment) #32 – […]

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One First Rounder Left To (Maybe) Sign

Only three players in the first round did not sign with the teams that selected them in the 2008 MLB Amateur Draft.  The previous statement may not hold true if it is found that Pedro Alvarez and Eric Hosmer were signed after the deadline.  That being said, of the three players who went unsigned, Aaron […]

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Does Baseball Need To Diversify Its Portfolio?

It took a good fight, but eventually, blacks were welcome to play alongside whites in American professional baseball. Exactly a week ago, on April 15th (the day that Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier many years prior), the University of Central Florida’s Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport told the press that the percentage […]