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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

#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

#26: Dez, Durant, Snow, & the Draft

4/17/2018
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A weekly financial round up including a few late NFL releases, Kevin Durant's upcoming offseason, baseball busts & brawls, plus 5 Hot Takes for the upcoming NFL draft.

Duration:00:31:00

#25: Bryce Harper & the 2019 MLB Free Agent Class

4/9/2018
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2018's uneventful free agency is just a placeholder for things to come next winter. We discuss the projected dollars & potential destinations for our list of Top 2019 MLB Free Agents. Plus, the incredible start for Shohei Otani, & a few fun golf tangents.

Duration:00:34:35

#24: NFL Free Agency Winners, Losers, & Numbers

4/4/2018
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A dive into the true value of NFL Free Agency, including Spotrac's take on Winners & Losers, plus why the Giants are the most important & interesting NFL team this month, and the unique 17-year financials of the Sedin twins.

Duration:00:36:11

#23: Baseball Bucks, & Odell Beckham

3/27/2018
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Our 2018 MLB Opening Day financial preview is preceded by a roundtable discussion about the potential value of Odell Beckham Jr, & the wide receiver position as a whole in the current NFL.

Duration:00:35:47

#22: Adam Schefter, Mike McCartney, NFL Money

3/19/2018
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Kevin & Mike discuss keeping up with the year-round NFL frenzy with esteemed ESPN analyst Adam Schefter, plus Mike McCartney, the agent behind Kirk Cousins' fully-guaranteed $84M breaks down his wild past week.

Duration:00:35:39

#21: The NFL Free Agent Roundtable

3/13/2018
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A live discussion about the 2018 NFL Free Agency deals as reports roll in, including instant reactions, projections for what's still to come, and why trades are becoming just as important this week.

Duration:00:30:18

#19: Dead Cap 101 & Blake Bortles

2/27/2018
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A thorough discussion about the ins and outs of NFL dead cap, including the various scenarios it derives from, players/teams who have carried the most, & more. Plus, Blake Bortles extension in Jacksonville, what does it mean, & what is it really worth?

Duration:00:34:01

#18: The Evolution in Structure of MLB Free Agency

2/20/2018
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A thorough discussion about how MLB free agent contracts have changed since 2014, including a breakdown of recent deals. Plus, projecting & valuing the NFL Franchise Tag window, & are the 2018-19 76ers ready for a superstar free agent?

Duration:00:33:52

#17: Talking Shop with Joel Corry

2/13/2018
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Former Agent, & current NFL Salary Cap Expert Joel Corry joins the show to discuss a few offseason possibilities, the affects of recent franchise tags, cap casualties, the future of guaranteed contracts & more. Plus, breaking down Jimmy Garoppolo's bigtime payday.

Duration:00:34:56

#16: Cousins in Purple, Foles Next Role, & Trade LeBron

2/6/2018
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With Alex Smith now in town, the Redskins try to salvage any possible return for Kirk Cousins. Our thoughts, plus the numbers on Super Bowl MVP Nick Foles in 2018, & a dive into the NBA Trade Deadline. Are the Cavs buyers or sellers?

Duration:00:38:13

#15: The Finances of Super Bowl 52

1/30/2018
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The Patriots & Eagles have similar finances, but how they're built, where they came from, and where they're going are very different. Plus the Miami Marlins are in full "fire sale" mode yet again. We break down the numbers and debate their "process".

Duration:00:28:00

#14: The Recent Rise of Financial Underdogs

1/23/2018
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The Vikings, Patriots, Astros, Royals, Indians, & of course Vegas Golden Knights are just a few teams in recent years to rise to championship level with average or below payrolls. How are they doing it, is this trend for real, and is it good for the sport?

Duration:00:33:57

#13: The Mother of all QB Offseasons

1/16/2018
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How much is Kirk Cousins in store for? Where will Alex Smith end up? Is Case Keenum really worth $23M? All this and plenty more in our NFL QB Free Agent, Roster Bubble, Trade Block plus a lot of money discussion.

Duration:00:34:56

#12: Should College Athletes Be Paid?

1/10/2018
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A roundtable discussion about the facts, figures, & potential for major college athletes to be paid under a salary cap-like structure. Plus, where are all the MLB signings, & is Jon Gruden really the next $100M man?

Duration:00:29:19

#11: Fun Financial Facts: 2017-18 NFL Playoffs

1/2/2018
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Kevin, Paul, & Mike take a unique look at some facts and figures of the 12 NFL playoff teams. Plus: Are blockbuster contracts worth it? And a look ahead to the coming offseason.

Duration:00:23:39

#10: The Spotrac Year In Review

12/19/2017
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Our final episode of 2017 takes a look back at the top earners, best values, total spending, biggest surprises, and a few favorite moments from the sports contract year that was. Plus what to look for in 2018, and a "freaky" Contract of the Year.

Duration:00:40:38

#7: The Highest Earning Players in Sports

11/28/2017
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A fun look at the all-time, active, and future top career earners across the NFL, NBA, MLB, & NHL; a glance at the 2018 salary cap status for NFL teams; and which $29M player is one of the best values in the NBA.

Duration:00:34:09

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