The expression that “culture eats strategy for lunch” is almost a truism in business management circles.… Read More Commercial Bribery as an Enforcement Mechanism for Agent-to-Athlete Payments
Dellin Betances’s arbitration defeat represents a loss for advanced statistics in the salary arbitration process.… Read More Yankees-Betances Clash Highlights Arbitration’s Flaws in Efficiently Compensating Players
“Labor peace” is a fragile concept. While the MLB’s owners and players have agreed to and subsequently ratified a new five-year Collective Bargaining Agreement effective through 2021, the league’s latest iteration of the CBA more closely resembles a temporary cease fire with a major showdown likely waiting at its expiration.… Read More New MLB CBA Limits Team Building Flexibility as Owners Seize Greater Share of League Revenues
Kevin Durant’s departure from Oklahoma City to Golden State may not represent the NBA’s most significant paradigm shift in 2016.… Read More Analyzing and Improving the NBA’s Collective Bargaining Agreement
This past academic year, I drafted a law review article designed to dismantle the NCAA’s current system that relies on “amateurism” to justify withholding monetary compensation from student-athletes. While the draft has been submitted to outside publications, check it out here in the mean time.… Read More O’BANNON: Expanding NCAA Student-Athlete Rights of Publicity and Foreshadowing the Downfall of Amateurism (Law Review Note)
Ever curious how NBA teams are able to assemble their rosters while dealing with complex salary cap restrictions, exceptions, and more? Thanks to Larry Coon’s CBA FAQ, learning about and understanding the CBA has never been easier. For any particular question you may have, Larry’s site has a concise yet comprehensive explanation – from how… Read More NBA CBA Spreadsheet Guide
The opportunity cost of losing access to amateur talent may significantly depress a free agent’s value.… Read More What is the Value of a Qualifying Offer?