MLB CBA Tracker: Service Time Proposal

The Major League Baseball collective bargaining agreement expires on December 1, 2021. ESPN’s own Jeff Passan reported that leaders from MLB and the MLBPA met on Tuesday, April 18 for the first official negotiating session.[i] There is a concern baseball could face its first work stoppage since the 1994/95 season. Over recent years relations between... Continue Reading →

Rodeo Read

Photo via: The Buffalo News Author Note: This is a newly implemented weekly read that will be released Monday mornings! A quick read to catch you up in sports and law. A lot has happened recently in sports. No, I am not talking about the Masters. However, congratulations to Hideki Matsyuma for being the first... Continue Reading →

Sportsbooks Paying You Back?

Photo Source: Abby Drey / adrey@centraldaily.com Indiana and Penn State football provided a thrilling start to the Big Ten season, but not without a hugely controversial referee call along with it. With Indiana going for the 2 point conversion down 1 in overtime, Indiana's quarterback Michael Penix, Jr. dove full extension to the pylon to... Continue Reading →

Minor Leaguers Causing Major Disruption to MLB

Photo Source: Al Behrman/AP Unprecedented may be the most frequently used word in the country this year. For months, you couldn't see a commercial break without companies mentioning how we are in "unprecedented times." For Minor League Baseball (MiLB) and Major League Baseball (MLB), these are truly unprecedented times in their relationship. Not only did... Continue Reading →

The Case for Major League Baseball in Buffalo

Bo Bichette, Cavan Biggio and Vladimir Guerrero Jr. with the Buffalo Bisons. Source: Twitter/@buffalobisons. Former Mayor of Buffalo Jimmy Griffin was instrumental in the construction of Sahlen Field, with the hopes of attracting Major League Baseball to Buffalo, NY. Thirty-two years after construction completed, Griffin's wish may be finally fulfilled. On Saturday, the Canadian federal... Continue Reading →

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