Category NHL Spots

Comparing MLB Contracts with Other Sports

With yet another blockbuster deal in the books, Major League Baseball continues its dominance among the other major sports in terms of contract values – and of course, it’s ALL guaranteed. We’ll take a quick look at some of the numbers surrounding these large contracts, including how they compare across the 4 major sports.

Young Money in Professional Sports

Sports contracts not only appear to be getting larger in dollars – but earlier in careers. The recent extension of 22 year old Mike Trout with Los Angeles Angels marked a historic amount of money for a man barely able to order a beer. In lei of this, we’ll take a look at the earliest signing ages for big money extensions across the four major American sports.

2014 USA Olympic Hockey: Financially

The USA Hockey team is made up of 25 NHL veterans, 23 of which have contracts north of $10 million. We’ll take a look at each player’s contract, 2013-14 salary, and free agent status.

Largest Modern Average Annual Contracts

Dodgers starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw’s 7 year, $215 million contract signing today raised plenty of eyebrows across the sports business world. It goes down as the largest average per year multi-year contract in major american sports history. We’ll take a look at some of the contracts that have come close in recent years.

NHL: Stanley Cup Finals Preview

The 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Finals are set to kickoff with the unexpected Los Angeles King, New Jersey Devils matchup. Spotrac takes a look at how these teams were built, why they succeeded, where they might be headed next, and of course – our prediction.