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Report: MLB Agent Fired for Allegedly Filming Players in Shower

Agent Jason Wood is being investigated by the MLBPA for allegedly filming his clients with hidden cameras.
Sean Newell
1.10.18
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Has Rob Manfred Been Emboldened by Roger Goodell and Deflategate?

Manfred has the express authority to make unilateral changes thanks to the CBA. Sound familiar?
Sean Newell
2.22.17
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MLB and MLBPA Extend Collective Bargaining Agreement Through 2021

One of the most important changes: the All-Star Game will no longer determine home field advantage for the World Series.
Sean Newell
12.1.16
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MLB Lockout Would Be an Appropriate Ending to 2016

Are we a week away from a baseball lockout? It seemed unthinkable, but apparently it's a possibility.
Dave Brown
11.23.16
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Is Uniform-Destroying Pitcher Chris Sale Actually a Labor Hero?

Hiding behind Sale's gloriously immature workplace vandalism is a downright feudal labor practice: the sports trade.
Pete Beatty
7.25.16
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New Technologies Are Forcing Baseball To Balance Big Data With "Big Brother"

New technologies have made it possible for baseball teams to know more than ever about their players. This new data can benefit both sides, but it can also be an invasion of privacy. Where's the line?
Rian Watt
5.27.16
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If the MLBPA Goes Public with CBA Negotiations, They Lose

Recent protestations by Gerrit Cole, Jacob deGrom, and other young players over their salaries smell like an effort by the players' union to elevate the issue of pre-arbitration salaries ahead of those talks. That might not work.
Nathaniel Rakich
3.18.16
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The Issue That May Divide MLB and the Union

Fixing the rules for signing international amateur players will be a priority for the next baseball collective bargaining agreement.
Jorge Arangure Jr.
4.1.15
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How the System Screws Kris Bryant and Other MLB Rookies

The Cubs aren't calling up baseball's best prospect yet because baseball's collective bargaining agreement says it's smarter not to.
Craig Goldstein
3.27.15
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The Plight of the Minor League Baseball Wage Slave

A pair of lawsuits focused on minor league baseball's wage system are looming, but even a former player turned attorney says unionization is the real solution.
Howard Megdal
11.4.14