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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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Episodes

#45: Mike Trout for a Lifetime, the Terrible Steelers, & NFL Trade Candidates

9/19/2018
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The Angels are reportedly discussing extension offers for OF Mike Trout that will carry him through the rest of his career. Our thoughts on how Trout might respond. Plus the Steelers are 0-2, but might be more dysfunctional off the field than on it. And, a few early candidates to be traded this NFL season.

Duration:00:45:44

#44 Jason Peters & the Best UDFAs of All-Time

9/12/2018
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Former, long-time NFL offensive line coach Jim McNally joins us to discuss the role he had in converting Jason Peters from an undrafted TE out of Arkansas into an All-Pro OT. Plus, we know which undrafted player has earned the most, but who's the "best' all-time?

Duration:00:29:59

#43: A Summer of Big NFL Contracts

9/5/2018
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Aaron Rodgers, Odell Beckham Jr., Aaron Donald, Todd Gurley, & Khalil Mack highlight a summer of big time contracts. How big are they in terms of structure & guarantees, what does each mean for it's position going forward, and what the hell were the Raiders thinking?

Duration:00:41:09

#42: Building a 53-Man NFL Roster

8/29/2018
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Mike joins Kevin & Paul from @buffsportspage to build the "perfect" 53-man roster live on the air using Spotrac's NFL Roster Builder tool. There's sure to be plenty to disagree with over the course of this episode...

Duration:01:09:20

#41: NFL FantasyPros & a Restricted NHL

8/21/2018
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NFL Fantasy Expert Mike Tagliere from FantasyPros joins us for an in-depth look at the best & worst for the upcoming 2018 fantasy football season. Plus, as NHL training camps near, plenty of restricted free agents are still without contracts.

Duration:00:41:00

#40: Donald, Rodgers, Rookie QBs, & Carmelo

8/14/2018
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We're back with an update on where contract extensions for Aaron Donald, Khalil Mack, & Aaron Rodgers sit, plus how much will money factor into starting QBs for 2018, & Carmelo is in Houston, but who's really paying him?

Duration:00:46:08

#39: MLB Trades, NFL Spending, & Mack Trucks

8/1/2018
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A financial review of an MLB Trade Deadline that saw 50 trades in July, plus our thoughts on a few NFL positional spending trends heading into August, and how it might lead to team success, or alter future paydays.

Duration:00:41:32

#38: RB Renaissance, QB Questions, & Kevin gets Love

7/25/2018
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Does Todd Gurley's big payday signify a step forward for running back deals? Plus, the contract stability of QBs for many NFL teams in 2019 is rocky. And, Kevin Love is now under contract thru 2022. How long will he remain a Cav though?

Duration:00:43:44

#38: Le'Veon Bell, NFL Rookies, & The AAF

7/18/2018
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Why the Steelers & Le'Veon Bell couldn't come to agreement, plus NFL Rookie contracts are becoming careers for many positions, and the Alliance of American Football is coming. Its affect on College, Pro, and Canadian football going forward.

Duration:00:33:11

#37: NBA Free Agency Numbers & NFL Hot Takes

7/11/2018
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LeBron to LA, the Pauls stay put, & plenty of other NBA numbers to break down from free agency's first week. Plus, a few possible moves still to come in the NFL offseason as we near training camp.

Duration:00:31:30

#36: Mike Trout & his Contract are GOAT Candidates

7/3/2018
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The Angels locked in Mike Trout to an extension back in 2014 that surely can't hold up with his hall of fame production? Or doesn't it? A really fun discussion on Trout's money, and how it impacts the forthcoming Bryce Harper/Manny Machado sweepstakes.

Duration:00:17:23

#35: Evaluating & Projecting Market Values

6/27/2018
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An interesting look at the way evaluating players across the four major sports has changed over the past few years, including Madden Grades, Advanced Stats, rule & gameplay changes, social media trends, rule and more.

Duration:00:31:34

#34: Julio's Down Payment, NBA Offseason 101

6/20/2018
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From LeBron, to Kawhi, from the draft to free agency, the NBA Offseason holds plenty of storylines. We discuss the financial guidelines for the upcoming rookie contracts, trade math, & more. Plus is Julio Jones worth a contract upgrade?

Duration:00:31:25

#33: Durant's Pay, Trading Klay, Lebron to Stay

6/13/2018
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How long can the Warriors dynasty stay together? A financial look at each major player, the salary cap, the luxury tax & more. Plus, The Summer of LeBron is just getting started. Our thoughts on his next destination.

Duration:00:34:07

#32: Goalies, Running Backs & The Spotrac App

6/6/2018
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A financial look at the similarities between how NHL goaltenders & NFL running backs are being valued, & their effect on team-building in general. Plus an update on details & the release of The Spotrac application for iOS users.

Duration:00:27:25

#31: LeBron's Got Money

5/29/2018
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A deep dive into the financial earnings of LeBron James, both on & off the court, including endorsements, investments, & more. Plus, a modernized comparison to Michael Jordan's career compensation.

Duration:00:41:39

#30: MLB Drugs, NFL Holdouts, & Vegas Baby

5/22/2018
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Kevin, Paul, & Mike break down the team-building process that led the Vegas Golden Knights to the cup finals. Plus the potential fines to NFL players who hold out of offseason workouts/camps. And Robinson Cano has 240M reasons not to cheat - but still did. Our thoughts & plenty more.

Duration:00:35:53

#29: Sports Gambling, NFL Comp. Picks, David Price

5/16/2018
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Sports Gambling is coming - our thoughts on the financial impact to the sports world. Plus, understanding the NFL's Compensatory Draft Pick process - and the Red Sox have been waiting many fortnights for David Price to perform at a $31M level.

Duration:00:32:07

#28: NBA PayDays, MLB Strikeouts, & Matty Ice

5/8/2018
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A financial dive into a few major NBA free agents soon to hit the market, plus strikeouts & home runs are dominating MLB. What's the eventual financial impact? And, Matt Ryan is a $100M guaranteed richer. All the numbers & our thoughts going forward.

Duration:00:38:44

#27: Understanding NFL Rookie Contracts

5/1/2018
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The completion of the 2018 NFL draft means 256 players will soon be signing new contracts. Mike explains the wage scale, guarantees, potential offsets, & projections for notable draft picks. Plus, destinations for Dez Bryant, a running game for the Patriots, & the mystery of Kawhi Leonard.

Duration:00:37:49