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Sports from a Unique Perspective PORTS360 with Jeff Fannell is a fresh take on the people and issues in and around the world of sports. Jeff has over 20 years in the sports industry as a labor lawyer, professor of law, sports agent and advisor to players, agents and players associations, including the MLBPA and the NHLPA. Through interviews with stars, former stars and future stars from all aspects of the sports industry, SPORTS360 provides an eclectic blend of insights from the field to the front office, from academia to business … and beyond. Thought-provoking without being overly serious, SPORTS360 is an intriguing and enjoyable journey into all things sports with the people who make it all happen.

Sports from a Unique Perspective PORTS360 with Jeff Fannell is a fresh take on the people and issues in and around the world of sports. Jeff has over 20 years in the sports industry as a labor lawyer, professor of law, sports agent and advisor to players, agents and players associations, including the MLBPA and the NHLPA. Through interviews with stars, former stars and future stars from all aspects of the sports industry, SPORTS360 provides an eclectic blend of insights from the field to the front office, from academia to business … and beyond. Thought-provoking without being overly serious, SPORTS360 is an intriguing and enjoyable journey into all things sports with the people who make it all happen.
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Sports from a Unique Perspective PORTS360 with Jeff Fannell is a fresh take on the people and issues in and around the world of sports. Jeff has over 20 years in the sports industry as a labor lawyer, professor of law, sports agent and advisor to players, agents and players associations, including the MLBPA and the NHLPA. Through interviews with stars, former stars and future stars from all aspects of the sports industry, SPORTS360 provides an eclectic blend of insights from the field to the front office, from academia to business … and beyond. Thought-provoking without being overly serious, SPORTS360 is an intriguing and enjoyable journey into all things sports with the people who make it all happen.

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Episodes

Bob Meyerhoff (s1-E21)

10/18/2018
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Bob Meyerhoff has been dealing with sports data since 1992. These days, in his role as President and Founder of Information Logistics, Bob helps agents and player unions exploit complex data to assist players in various ways, including getting better contracts, improving performance, and enhancing their training regimen. Bob also keeps a close eye on how Big Data is being used by clubs to evaluate players and to alter the way the games are played on the field. The Sports360 Podcast hosted by...

Duration:00:42:40

Fatimah Gilliam (S1-E20)

10/3/2018
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Fatimah Gilliam is the Founder and CEO of The Azara Group, a consulting firm that provides a variety of essential services to professional athletes to prepare them for life after sports. Fatimah shares valuable information, tips and strategies that can help athletes make smoother transitions into a post-playing career. The Sports360 Podcast hosted by leading sports attorney Jeff Fannell offers a unique perspective on the business of sports, well beyond the field.

Duration:00:47:41

Homer Bush (S1-E19)

9/25/2018
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Former MLB player and World Series Champion Homer Bush has spent years studying the art of hitting. He’s compiled his findings in his book, Hitting Low in the Zone: A New Baseball Paradigm, which details how players at every level can learn to become better hitters. On this episode, Homer shares tips and valuable insights on one of the toughest things to do in all of sports: consistently hitting a baseball. The Sports360 Podcast hosted by leading sports attorney Jeff Fannell offers a unique...

Duration:00:39:48

SPORTS360 QuickTake: "LOST AND FOUND: Tiger Woods and America's Team"

9/24/2018
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Tiger Woods is back! By capturing the Tour Championship, Tiger announced to the entire sports world that he is once again a force to be reckoned with. On the other side of the spectrum, the Dallas Cowboys passing attack is one of the NFL's worst after three games. Letting go of Dez Bryant is turning out to be yet another embarrassing blunder for America's team. The Sports360 Podcast hosted by leading sports attorney Jeff Fannell offers a unique perspective on the business of sports, well...

Duration:00:07:49

Kurt Varricchio (S1-E18)

9/10/2018
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Kurt Varricchio is a lawyer, baseball agent and author of the new book, “Behind in the Count: My Journey from Juvenile Delinquent to Baseball Agent.” It is an inspirational story of perseverance and resiliency that will instill hope for those struggling against the odds. The Sports360 Podcast hosted by leading sports attorney Jeff Fannell offers a unique perspective on the business of sports, well beyond the field.

Duration:00:40:25

SPORTS360 QuickTake: "Kaepernick's Nike Deal"

9/5/2018
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Nike’s new marketing deal with Colin Kaepernick is part of what continues to be one of the more remarkable sports and cultural stories in our history. Kaepernick’s grievance against the NFL will be discussed and studied for years to come, which means we have a front row seat to history in the making.

Duration:00:05:30

Richard Giller (S1-E17)

8/27/2018
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Attorney Richard Giller has over 30 years’ experience in complex insurance matters, including securing payouts for collegiate and professional athletes arising out of disability, loss of value and worker’s compensation claims. Richard provides an in-depth overview of loss of value insurance – what it is and why and how a player or his representative should seek to secure this valuable protection against significant injury.

Duration:00:41:14

Javier Sanz Ortiz (S1-E13)

7/9/2018
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Javier Sanz Ortiz is an international lawyer with extensive experience in soccer. Javier offers his insights on the World Cup – the competition on the pitch and the economics and other benefits the tournament provides. He even gives his predictions on which teams will meet in the final, and his pick for the country that will emerge victorious. Background music by Skulli

Duration:00:50:31

Lonnie Murray (S1-E12)

7/1/2018
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Lonnie Murray, CEO of Sports Management Partners, discusses the challenges of being a baseball agent today, particularly as a woman of color in a male-dominated industry. Lonnie neither makes nor accepts excuses, but instead, applies herself to the task of representing her clients at the highest level. In the process, she stands as a role model and inspiration to many, male and female alike.

Duration:00:51:09

Jeff Frye (S1-E11)

6/26/2018
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Former player, current agent and studio host, Jeff Frye offers a refreshingly honest look at the game of baseball, comparing today’s game with how the game was played in his era (1992-2001). Along the way Frye offers up humorous anecdotes about how he got drafted, how he developed his trademark leg kick, and more. He also shares his most recent experiences as a studio host for Fox Sports Southwest.

Duration:01:00:11

Stephen Bock (S1-E10)

6/20/2018
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Stephen G. Bock is the Legal Affairs Manager for Fédération Internationale de Volleyball (FIVB) in Lausanne, Switzerland. Stephen discusses the challenges of advising an international sports federation in an increasingly complex legal environment. In his current role, Stephen handles marketing, media and sponsorship agreements, manages disputes before the Court of Arbitration for Sport on behalf of FIVB, and advises the FIVB Disciplinary Panel on anti-doping disputes, among other things. A...

Duration:00:55:42

Reggie Pegues (S1-E9)

6/19/2018
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Reggie Pegues was a basketball prodigy in Hollis, Queens (NYC) in the ‘70s who seemed to have a ticket to stardom before a series of personal tragedies changed things. Struggling to get out of a downward spiral, Reggie rediscovered basketball and regained control over his life. Today he’s shining brightly once again in the community where it all began.

Duration:00:57:19

Chris Cipolla (S1-E8)

6/12/2018
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Attorney and sports consultant Chris Cipolla offers a detailed overview of sports gambling in the United States following the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn the federal ban on sports wagering. Chris discusses the current state of affairs and makes bold predictions for the future as more and more states move to legalize sports betting.

Duration:00:55:04

Samantha Ojo (S1-E7)

6/3/2018
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The first in a series of “Rising Stars,” third-year law student Samantha Ojo is already on the path to success in the sports industry. Samantha, who attends St. John’s University School of Law, provides a young professional’s perspective on networking, mentorship and other topics. She’s clearly on her way up, but we were able to catch a few moments with her for what proved to be an interesting sit-down.

Duration:00:36:11

Rex Gary (S1-E6)

6/3/2018
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Veteran sports agent Rex Gary discusses his career in sports, the challenges of representing players in today’s sports marketplace, the differences between salary arbitration in baseball and hockey, how to break into and build a successful career in sports, and more.

Duration:00:48:09

David Hunter (S1-E5)

6/3/2018
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Pastor Hunter discusses the intersection of God and sports, as the Philly native reflects on his Eagles and 76ers (especially Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid), Russell Wilson and other top sports figures. The author of Upsets Comebacks & Turnarounds and the blog GodandSports.net is a man of faith and a guy who knows his sports!

Duration:00:55:59

Jerry Manuel (S1-E4)

5/28/2018
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Former MLB player, coach and manager, Jerry Manuel, shares his passion for youth development, his concern with Perfect Game and other “pay-to-play” models, and his view on how having more African-American players would improve the game of baseball.

Duration:01:10:52

Ev Ehrlich, (Part 2 of 2) (S1-E3)

5/28/2018
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EV EHRLICH Economist Ev Ehrlich gives views on the economics of the sports industry – including which league is best positioned for future success, which one may be in trouble; the impact of streaming; the rise in franchise values; and how players, including MLB superstars Bryce Harper and Manny Machado, may cash in.

Duration:00:54:45

Ev Ehrlich, (Part 1 of 2) (S1-E2)

5/28/2018
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Economist Ev Ehrlich gives views on the economics of the sports industry – including which league is best positioned for future success, which one may be in trouble; the impact of streaming; the rise in franchise values; and how players, including MLB superstars Bryce Harper and Manny Machado, may cash in.

Duration:00:45:47

Phil Bradley (S1-E1)

5/25/2018
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Former Major League Baseball player Phil Bradley talks about his playing career – how Rickey Henderson and Dave Winfield struck fear in the hearts of players, his place in Wrigley Field history (almost!), and how his union activism cut short his career – and his life after baseball as a Special Assistant at the Major League Baseball Players Association. The first release of Sports360 with Jeff Fannell.

Duration:00:36:15