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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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United States

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Sports

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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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716-997-9037


Episodes

NBA Free Agency, Trade Candidates, Important Dates, & Betting Values

6/26/2022
The week leading up to the new NBA League Year never disappoints, as option decisions are do, last minute transactions from the current year are finalized, and reports begin to circulate about who may be headed where. Scott Allen helps walk us through the semantics of how the upcoming offseason could lay out, including free agency thoughts, trade candidates, team betting values, & plenty more. Plus, evaluating Shohei Ohtani was impossible, but we tried. And, NFL content buyers beware this...

Duration:01:04:15

NBA Draft Takeaways, Judge vs. Ohtani, & More Deshaun Contract Thoughts

6/24/2022
Keith Smith recaps a few notable highlights from the NBA Draft, and their effect on potential outcomes this offseason. Plus, Aaron Judge finally has a 2022 salary, what the process means for his future financially, and how Shohei Ohtani's situation should start to be monitored. And, should the Browns actually want Deshaun Watson suspended for all of 2022?

Duration:00:55:58

Bold NBA Draft & Offseason Discussions

6/22/2022
With the 2022 NBA Draft here, we dive into questions on the rookie scale, potential trade ups, best fits, future thoughts on Bradley Beal, John Wall, the Jazz, Knicks, Thunder, and plenty more.

Duration:01:03:15

Minkah's Extension, Carolina Baker & an MLB Round Up with Dan Soemann & Britt Ghiroli

6/15/2022
The Athletic's Britt Ghiroli joins to discuss the floundering Washington Nationals, and where the team may be headed with a franchise sale, a full rebuild, & Juan Soto. Plus, Dan Soemann updates us on MLB teams and players to watch via trade, new contract, or betting values. And, Minkah Fitzpatrick locks in historic numbers with the Steelers, and Baker Mayfield's market may be reheating.

Duration:00:51:56

#400: NFL Market Increases, LIV Money, Stanley Cup Thoughts, & the Orioles' Payroll

6/13/2022
Mike Ginnitti discusses the numbers and trends behind the financial market resets at each NFL position over the past few years. Plus, the Stanley Cup final is worth the price of admission, LIV payouts explained, and why the Orioles deserve so much better.

Duration:00:45:26

#400: NFL Salary Increases, LIV Money, Stanley Cup Thoughts, & the Orioles' Payroll

6/13/2022
Mike Ginnitti discusses the numbers and trends behind the financial market resets at each NFL position over the past few years. Plus, the Stanley Cup final is worth the price of admission, LIV payouts explained, and why the Orioles deserve so much better.

Duration:00:45:28

#400: NFL Salary Increases, LIV Money, Stanley Cup Thoughts, & the Orioles Payroll

6/13/2022
Mike Ginnitti discusses the numbers and trends behind the financial market resets at each NFL position over the past few years. Plus, the Stanley Cup final is worth the price of admission, LIV payouts explained, and why the Orioles deserve so much better.

Duration:00:45:28

#399: Deshaun Watson, Aaron Rodgers, the NFL Salary Cap, & MLB Trade Candidates

6/9/2022
As the NFL breaks for the summer, Deshaun Watson's off-field storylines are only increasing. Will the league step in? Are the Browns properly covered? What if this drags into 2023? Plus, Aaron Rodgers' future & financials in Green Bay, & why the NFL salary cap is real, even if it feels like a mirage at times. And, an early June assessment of MLB buyers and sellers, and which names may hit the trade block come July.

Duration:01:11:33

#398: NFL Extension Candidates, Aaron Judge, & Rafael Nadal

6/6/2022
A deep dive into prospective negotiations for Rams WR Cooper Kupp & Broncos QB Russell Wilson, plus quick thoughts on a dozen or so other potential extension candidates. Also, Aaron Judge is playing himself into the perfect next contract storm, and Rafael Nadal's magic is still unparalleled.

Duration:00:43:45

#397: Projecting Zion Williamson's Contract, & Value Betting NFL Division Winners

6/1/2022
Keith Smith gives thoughts on how the Pelicans and Zion Williamson may find common ground on a contract extension this offseason, including the use of injury conditionals not unlike Joel Embiid's current deal in Philly. And, Dan Soemann discusses NFL Division winner odds as the calendar flips to June, including decent valued favorites, and a few sleepers to consider.

Duration:01:03:12

#396: Valuing Current NFL Holdouts

5/30/2022
A dozen notable #NFL players are absent from their respective team's OTA workouts right now. Our thoughts on the reasoning, contractual relevance, projected financials & outcomes for each. Plus, a few notable notes on the NBA Finals matchup.

Duration:00:43:56

#395: All-NBA Money, US Soccer's New CBA, & Crypto Infiltrates Sports

5/25/2022
Scott Allen discusses players who stand to benefit financially from All-NBA or seasonal award selections. Plus, Sportico's Emily Caron returns to break down US Soccer's new CBA, its equal pay distribution for men & women, and plenty more. And, The Athletic's Daniel Kaplan discusses the pros and cons of professional sports leagues & teams partnering with cryptocurrency exchanges.

Duration:00:56:24

#394: Late NFL Free Agency, Aaron Donald, & a New York Mets Deep Dive

5/22/2022
How the rest of the NFL offseason looks financially speaking, including Aaron Donald's contract request with the Rams. Plus, the New York Mets sit comfortably atop the NL East at the quarter turn, but injuries to their pitching aces, and a few notable positional holes leave question marks through the summer. Will they continue to add aggressively? Is a Pete Alonso extension on the horizon?

Duration:00:47:29

#393: NBA Draft & Offseason Primers with Keith Smith

5/18/2022
Keith Smith joins to break down the NBA Draft Lottery results, a few notable trade candidates, and offseason thoughts on the Nets, Clippers, Cavaliers and more. Plus, an update on recent NFL signings, including James Bradberry, Jaire Alexander, & Tyrann Mathieu.

Duration:00:53:33

#392: MLB Bests & Worsts, MVP Money, & the Future of the 49ers

5/15/2022
Deebo Samuel's early offseason angst had many wondering where the 49ers were headed for 2022. What does it mean that things have gone silent? Plus, early team & player surprises in MLB - both good and bad. And, how many MLB MVPs have hit the open market immediately after?

Duration:00:42:59

#391: NBA Playoff Team Future Financials

5/11/2022
A dive into one player from each of the remaining #NBA playoff teams who will enter the offseason with financial questions, including extensions for Tyler Herro & Ja Morant, the future of James Harden, & what happens if Chris Paul retires? Plus, Tom Brady is about get richer.

Duration:01:10:47

#390: NFL Offseason Deep Dive: Part 2

5/8/2022
A deep dive into the offseason moves, headlines, & financials for the rest of the NFL, stemming from the Jacksonville Jaguars to the Washington Commanders. Plus, assessing the leading MLB teams with nearly 20% of the 2022 season now behind us.

Duration:01:18:01

#389: NFL Offseason Deep Dive: Part 1

5/5/2022
A deep offseason financial dive into the first half of NFL teams, including notable signings, draft selections, & a few question marks and headlines going forward for each. Plus, how money lost is calculated for NFL suspensions, & assessing new deals for Grady Jarrett & A.J. Brown.

Duration:01:00:55

#388: Drafted QBs, MLB's Best, & the Utah Jazz

5/1/2022
How the QBs drafted in 2022 will impact their respective rosters immediately and down the road. Plus, an offseason outlook for the Utah Jazz, Chicago Bulls, & NBA Big Men. And, early on this season, MLB's high-paid stars are setting the tone.

Duration:01:04:06

#387: 5th-Year Options, NHL Star Power, & the Brooklyn Nets Offseason

4/28/2022
Understanding and assessing 5th year options for the 2019 1st Round Draft Class, a breakdown of the rookie wage scale & how contract values and guarantees are projected to change from Pick 1 to 262. Plus, a quick dive into Connor McDavid, Auston Matthews, & the NHL's high-paid, talented crop. And, swept out of the first round, the Brooklyn Nets face plenty of financial question marks heading into the offseason.

Duration:00:36:38