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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

#50: World Series Roster Breakdowns, Amari, Blake, & The Petersons

10/23/2018
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Our 50th episode highlights the finances, team-building, & differences between the Dodgers & Red Sox as the head into the World Series. Plus, Amari Cooper is on the move, Blake Bortles is on the decline, Adrian Peterson is on his second wind, & Patrick Peterson wishes he were on another team.

Duration:00:40:41

#49: NBA Money, Betting Lines, Tax Bills

10/16/2018
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The 2018-19 NBA season is here, and Scott Allen, our resident NBA Cap Guru, joins us to break down how the league is shaping up from a financial standpoint, including the Luxury Tax, Team Movement, the Rockets, Warriors, Celtics futures, & of course - betting lines for addicts.

Duration:00:38:09

#48: Well-Paid, Aging QBs & Fun Financial Facts about the 2018 NHL

10/9/2018
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Drew Brees furthered his greatness case this weekend, but where does he live among this generation of QBs? We discuss from a financial & statistical standpoint. Plus, the 2018-19 NHL season is upon us. Mike breaks down notable offseason spenders, top payrolls, & who might be in money trouble soon.

Duration:00:40:38

#47: NFL's Offensive Takeover, MLB's Best Values

10/2/2018
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Now a quarter of the way through the NFL season - offense is king, Kevin, Paul, & Mike discuss how this could affect team-building going forward. Plus, Earl Thomas is injured, Le'Veon Bell is returning, & we unveil Spotrac's 2018 Best Value MLB Roster.

Duration:00:26:24

#46: Garoppolo, Bradford, Bell, & Baseball

9/26/2018
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A financial breakdown of Jimmy Garoppolo's season-ending injury, Sam Bradford falling out of favor in Arizona, Le'Veon Bell's potential trade market, & the payrolls of MLB's postseason teams, plus Jacob deGrom's one of the best values in the game - but is he on the move?

Duration:00:37:40

#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

#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

#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