Baltimore Orioles Battle of Brothers

Photo via             Along with finding themselves ten games under .500, the Baltimore Orioles are dealing with an ownership dispute that could drastically alter the future of the longstanding franchise. Louis Angelos, the son of Peter Angelos, is suing his brother, John and his mother, Georgia. In his complaint, Louis accuses his brother of... Continue Reading →

Major League Baseball Marketing Surge

Photo via AdAge Intro Major League Baseball (MLB) worked through a labor dispute with the Players’ Association and struck a new Collective Bargaining agreement (CBA) that kept the league from losing games. It is a week later than anticipated, but today marks opening day for baseball. This did not stop MLB from being extremely active... Continue Reading →

MLB Labor Dispute Part II

Photo via CBS Sports Following the most prolific labor dispute Major League Baseball (MLB) has seen in over 25 years, there seems to be more trouble on the horizon for the league. This time it regards the Minor League players and their wages. In a  wage violation litigation dating back to 2014 a federal district... Continue Reading →

CBT = Collective Bargaining Tussle

Photo via FiveThirtyEight Introduction/History of the Collective Bargaining Tax Major League Baseball (MLB) has already decided to cancel the first two series of the season, and more cancellations are looming with the league and the players association (PA) unable to agree to terms on a new collective bargaining agreement (CBA). One of the biggest sticking... Continue Reading →

Social Media’s Impact on Sports Negotiations

Photo via Houston Chronicle In today’s world , anyone can share their opinion at the click of a button. Social media has drastically shaped and changed people’s opinions on popular discussions including politics, investment trends, and now professional sports. Along with the strong impact of social media, celebrities have major influence on their fans. Earlier... Continue Reading →

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