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#395: All-NBA Money, US Soccer's New CBA, & Crypto Infiltrates Sports
Scott Allen discusses players who stand to benefit financially from All-NBA or seasonal award selections. Plus, Sportico's Emily Caron returns to break down US Soccer's new CBA, its equal pay distribution for men & women, and plenty more. And, The Athletic's Daniel Kaplan discusses the pros and cons of professional sports leagues & teams partnering with cryptocurrency exchanges.
#394: Late NFL Free Agency, Aaron Donald, & a New York Mets Deep Dive
How the rest of the NFL offseason looks financially speaking, including Aaron Donald's contract request with the Rams. Plus, the New York Mets sit comfortably atop the NL East at the quarter turn, but injuries to their pitching aces, and a few notable positional holes leave question marks through the summer. Will they continue to add aggressively? Is a Pete Alonso extension on the horizon?
#393: NBA Draft & Offseason Primers with Keith Smith
Keith Smith joins to break down the NBA Draft Lottery results, a few notable trade candidates, and offseason thoughts on the Nets, Clippers, Cavaliers and more. Plus, an update on recent NFL signings, including James Bradberry, Jaire Alexander, & Tyrann Mathieu.
#392: MLB Bests & Worsts, MVP Money, & the Future of the 49ers
Deebo Samuel's early offseason angst had many wondering where the 49ers were headed for 2022. What does it mean that things have gone silent? Plus, early team & player surprises in MLB - both good and bad. And, how many MLB MVPs have hit the open market immediately after?
#391: NBA Playoff Team Future Financials
A dive into one player from each of the remaining #NBA playoff teams who will enter the offseason with financial questions, including extensions for Tyler Herro & Ja Morant, the future of James Harden, & what happens if Chris Paul retires? Plus, Tom Brady is about get richer.
#390: NFL Offseason Deep Dive: Part 2
A deep dive into the offseason moves, headlines, & financials for the rest of the NFL, stemming from the Jacksonville Jaguars to the Washington Commanders. Plus, assessing the leading MLB teams with nearly 20% of the 2022 season now behind us.
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MORE KEITH LESS SCOTT
Please Please Mike. More Keith Smith LESS Scott Allen. I hate having to hear you hold this man's hand. You constantly cut this man off because you know he doesn't know how to articulate himself. Save us and him