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On January 22, 2016 By Victoria Roessler January 20, 2016
Former Cardinals scouting director Chris Correa plead guilty to five of twelve charges relating to the 2014 hacking of the Astros’ computer network. The database Correa hacked into contained scouting reports, statistics, and trade discussions. Three months before the draft, in March of 2013, Correa downloaded the Astros’ rankings for all players eligible for [...]Continue Reading →
For those who anxiously await baseball season, opening day is a greeted as a pseudo holiday. However, for players and teams opening day can be a stressful occasion when it comes to who makes and who does not make the major league roster, with prospects and veterans alike often getting sent down to the minors. [...]Continue Reading →
While professional sports leagues have tried their best to pretend that gambling does not exist, the fact of the matter is that illegal gambling is everywhere. Professional sports betting is a major business, estimated to be a $3.8 billion industry; however, only about $100 million will be bet legally. This large boom in sports gambling [...]Continue Reading →
The city of San Jose lost its appeal in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals on Thursday. They were challenging Major League Baseball’s (MLB) long-held exception to federal antitrust laws. The Oakland Athletics are looking to make a location move and had their sights set on San Jose. However, the MLB’s constitution requires clubs [...]Continue Reading →
On October 2, 2014 By Sara Whaley October 2, 2014
Former minor-league player Garrett Broshuis has filed a lawsuit on behalf of several dozen former minor-league players against Major League Baseball (MLB) and its 30 teams. Broshuis contends that the MLB is “simply not living up to its legal obligations” in regards to state and federal minimum wage and overtime laws. Last year’s average [...]Continue Reading →
On April 18, 2014 By Brenan Salgado April 18, 2014
It’s very common, at one time or another, for the average sports fan to feel like he can run his favorite team better than the club’s owner or manager. What happens though when many such fans, who spend [...]Continue Reading →
The thirty-year marriage of Budweiser and Major League Baseball (MLB) turned sour late last week when Anheuser-Busch (A-B) filed suit against the league. A-B alleges that the league’s licensing arm, MLB Properties, reneged on an agreed sponsorship renewal for the upcoming season. The brewer, whose sponsorship rights were set to expire later this [...]Continue Reading →
On August 25, 2010 By Jesse Bland August 23, 2010
Apparently, federal prosecutors have nothing worthwhile to do with their time, a fact evidenced by the recent indictment of Roger Clemens. Last Thursday, a federal grand jury indicted the ex-MLB ace on a total of six counts, including two charges of federal perjury, three charges of making false statements, and one [...]Continue Reading →
Rivalry between Adobe and Apple continues with launch of Apple’s iPad; cross developments between products might be affected.
Tensions rising with Twitter becoming viable competitor with iPhone’s App Store.
Privacy concerns arise as hundreds of WordPress Blogging sites are hacked.
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In the news . . .
U.S. Copyright Czar launches public inquiry into how Americans think copyright infringement law can be improved.
FCC regulatory plan set to be launched soon has broadband providers on the defensive.
Costs associated with Tiger press conference will go to him, not taxpayers.
The end [...]Continue Reading →
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