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Get even more connected to the finances in professional sports as we dive deeper into contracts, salaries, & the cap payrolls of the NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL and more!

Get even more connected to the finances in professional sports as we dive deeper into contracts, salaries, & the cap payrolls of the NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL and more!
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Get even more connected to the finances in professional sports as we dive deeper into contracts, salaries, & the cap payrolls of the NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL and more!

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@spotrac

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English

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Episodes

#76: NFL Money Advice, Russell's Cash In, & Sports Gambling

4/16/2019
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Mason Champion, the Sports & Entertainment Director for Morgan Stanley, joins us to outline his expertise in managing, advising, & budgeting NFL player's earnings. Plus, Russell Wilson is the latest benefactor of a prospering NFL revenue stream. Sara Slane from the American Gaming Association joins us to break down where Sports Betting is across the USA, & how teams and leagues are already benefiting from it.

Duration:01:03:07

#75: NFL & NHL Draft Facts, Figures, & Finances

4/9/2019
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Breaking down DeMarcus Lawrence's contract & what it means for the Cowboys this summer. Russell Wilson's next move. Plus facts, figures, and thoughts about the upcoming NFL & NHL drafts.

Duration:00:55:59

#74: NFL Guarantees, & the Bartering Browns

4/2/2019
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Recapping the numbers for 2019 NFL Free agency including an increase of full guarantees, top spending teams, & more. Plus, the Browns are among the league leaders in trades since 2015. How teams that rely on the trade fair in the standings. And, LeBron's season with the Lakers was...

Duration:00:56:08

#73: Stupid MLB Money, & Gronk

3/26/2019
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Jacob deGrom's deal with the Mets is the latest of a slew of extensions to hit the books before the 2019 MLB season. How do these extensions affect free agency & team building going forward? Plus, Gronk hangs up the cleats as one of the best, but not the highest paid ever.

Duration:00:54:42

#72: NFL Free Agency Awards & Trout's Taxes

3/20/2019
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Now a week old, we dive into which NFL Free Agency contracts were the most Player-Friendly, Team-Friendly, or the Best of Both Worlds. Plus, Robert Raiola the @SportsTaxMan joins us to break down the tax ramifications for Mike Trout's big payday. Presented by Morgan Stanley

Duration:00:46:42

#71: Bell, Beckham, Brown, & Big Free Agency Bucks

3/14/2019
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Mike Ginnitti runs through a busy first three days of the 2019 NFL offseason, including the thoughts, numbers, & analysis for Le'Veon Bell's new contract, the trades of Antonio Brown & Odell Beckham Jr., and free agent contract structures as a whole.

Duration:00:23:28

#70: The NFL Tampering Chaos

3/11/2019
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Paul & Mike dive into the heart of the first day of the NFL tampering period, major agreements, big dollars, and plenty of "fluff" are reported across the league. Plus, was Antonio Brown winning his war good for the business of football?

Duration:00:59:22

#69: NFL Free Agency Primer

3/5/2019
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Just a week away from free agency, Paul, Kevin, & Mike dive around the NFL's top offseason stories, including the Cowboys big decisions, Foles in Jacksonville, Josh Rosen in Washington, Russell Wilson's future in Seattle, & the drama in Pittsburgh.

Duration:00:50:10

#68: Death, Taxes, & Bryce Harper

3/1/2019
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Bryce Harper's 13 year $330 mega deal with the Phillies puts an end to a 100+ day saga. But how much is $330M after taxes kick in? Robert Raiola, the sports tax man, joins Kevin & Mike to break down Harper's deal in Philly, what could have been in LA or SF, & more.

Duration:00:29:12

The Losing Lakers, & NFL Dead Cap

2/27/2019
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Scott Allens joins Kevin & Mike to break down a lost year for LeBron & the Lakers, how it affects their offseason, & the financials for building an Anthony Davis, Kyrie Irving superteam. Plus, MLB's long-term contracts are dwindling, & the NFL offseason means dead cap. What is it, & how does it work?

Duration:00:42:27

#66: Machadough, WRs, & Comp Picks

2/20/2019
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Manny Machado's historic contract gets the MLB offseason off and running. Paul & Mike break down the numbers, rankings, taxes, & more. Plus, Antonio wants out, OBJ might get out, & should NFL compensatory picks even exist?

Duration:00:48:50

#65: QBs on the Move: Who, Where, How Much?

2/12/2019
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With NFL Free Agency just a month away, the roster cuts, rumor mills, & offseason chaos have all begun. Kevin, Paul, & Mike discuss which QBs may be traded, or released in the coming weeks, which teams need an upgrade, and the type of contracts to be considered. Plus, NBA trade deadline finances, & a brief MLB (non)update.

Duration:00:46:07

#64: NFL Agent Shane Costa

2/6/2019
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We kick off the NFL offseason with unique insight from local NFL Agent Shane Costa, who breaks down the job of prepping for free agency, the draft, contract negotiations & a few great insider stories.

Duration:00:56:53

#63: Super Bowl Spending, Earnings, Props, & Futures

1/29/2019
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Kevin returns for our Super Bowl special roundtable, highlighting team spending playoff payouts & few of the better weekend prop bets. Plus, Spotrac's own future offseason questions for the Rams & Patriots, and a quick thought on Anthony Davis' trade demand.

Duration:00:54:44

#62: MLB HOFs, NFL Runner-Ups, & NBA Winners

1/23/2019
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Breaking down the careers of baseball's newest Hall of Fame inductees both financially & statistically. Plus, the Saints & Chiefs fell short in 2018, but have very similar financial offseasons ahead of them. Paul Peck & I talk Brees, Mahomes, Hill, Thomas, & more. Plus a cap fact surrounding NBA cap dollars, starting lineups, and team wins.

Duration:00:51:14

#61: Baseball is Broken, & Kyler Murray is a QB

1/16/2019
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Another slow-moving, underwhelming MLB Free Agency season has us diving deep into baseball's current financial structure, including dwindling veteran salaries, and a league that demands it's superstars wait half a career for a payday that now might never come. Plus, breaking down the finances for Kyler Murray as a QB or an OF.

Duration:00:45:26

#60: Fixing NFL Rookie & Veteran Contracts

1/8/2019
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As more and more NFL teams pile up cap space as they choose to build positionally through the draft, when will we hit a breaking point, & how can it be fixed? Plus, front-loaded veteran contracts could be all the rage in 2019. And, should Bryce Harper be the next Kevin Durant?

Duration:00:40:16

#59: Cheap QBs, Roster Bubbles, & Cap Spending in 2019

1/2/2019
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We kick of 2019 with an in-depth look at the money involved with NFL Playoff teams, a few breakdowns for players on the Roster Bubble for next season, why trades may be a key for those with tons of cap space, and how many teams actually need a QB next year?

Duration:00:55:44

#58: The 2018 Spotrac Year in Review

12/18/2018
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Our annual look back at the year that was in Sports Business, including our most popular teams & athletes, the highest earners & spenders, who to watch out for in 2019, and parting thoughts for Le'Veon Bell, Kevin Durant, and the ever-changing sports-viewing experience.

Duration:00:52:15

#57: Rockets are Falling, New QBs are Failing, & the Yankees are Freewheeling

12/11/2018
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Despite the 4th highest payroll, the Houston Rockets find themselves nearly last in the Western Conference. What's wrong, what can be done, & what about next year? Plus, plenty of NFL teams added a QB this offseason through the draft, free agency, or via trade. We assess the moves and what the results might mean for 2019. And, the Yankees are no longer just careless over-spenders. How the moves they've made, & might look to complete in the coming months shows they're a changed franchise.

Duration:00:42:56