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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

#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

#9: Andrew Brandt & the Sports Business World

12/12/2017
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Current MMQB/The Athletic sports business analyst & former Packers VP Andrew Brandt joins the show with an in-depth discussion on his path into the sports field, cap management tactics, & the state of the NFL. Also, should MLB rosters be piling HR-Hitters or Strikeout Pitchers, & the uniqueness of Joel Embiid's upcoming contract with the 76ers.

Duration:00:33:30

#8: How to Build an NFL Team

12/5/2017
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Mike, Kevin, & Paul discuss the trends, intricacies, & fluidity of building & maintaining an NFL roster in a salary cap world. Plus a deep dive into MLB's International signing process & Shohei Ohtani's upcoming contract.

Duration:00:34:21

#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

#6: The Sports Tax Man

11/21/2017
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Robert Raiola (@SportsTaxMan) joins us for an in-depth look at how salaries across the 4 major sports are impacted from a tax standpoint. Plus breaking down the financial changes of NFL starting lineups from Week 1 through Week 11, & forecasting players from every NFL team in need of a contract extension.

Duration:00:29:43

#5: Why NHL Salaries Pale in Comparison; Increasing NFL Fines

11/14/2017
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A deep dive with Paul & Kevin into why NHL salaries are much lower than the other major sports, including league revenues & the "Canada Factor", plus Mike outlines the weekly increase in NFL Fines, plus how Spotrac analyzes the structure of a major NFL contract.

Duration:00:32:59

#4: Forecasting 2017-18 MLB Free Agency

11/7/2017
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Projecting the 2017-18 MLB Free Agent season, discussing the future of mega contracts, valuing the notable players, and more. Plus a looking at the shocking NBA contract extension money, & a breakdown of Marlins OF Giancarlo Stanton's massive contract as he hits the trade block.

Duration:00:29:44

#3: A Financial Look at the NFL Trade Deadline

11/1/2017
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A quick dive into the money attached to the NFL Trade Deadline moves, a look ahead to an offseason full of available QBs, a breakdown of the NBA Qualifying Offer process, and how much will Ezekiel Elliott lose (or gain) from his suspension.

Duration:00:31:58

Spotrac Podcast #2, NFL Trades, World Series $

10/24/2017
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Kevin, Paul, & Mike discuss potential NFL Trade Deadline Candidates, take an interesting look at the financial side to the 2017 World Series rosters, assess the financial future of Carson Palmer, & highlight Spotrac's Best MLB Values of 2017.

Duration:00:28:22

Spotrac Podcast #1, NBA Opener

10/17/2017
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The premier episode highlights 2017-18 NBA Opening Day spending, a recap of the huge contracts signed this offseason, a deep dive into Andrew Luck's contract, and the financial value MLB teams are getting from their young superstars.

Duration:00:29:03