MLB Players Association

Union leader to remain in place through next round of collective bargaining

League, union hold initial negotiating session

Fox Sports announced an exclusive, multiplatform deal to air all 47 games of the 2023 World Baseball Classic on United States airwaves Fox, FS1, FS2, Fox Deportes, and Tubi in English and Spanish

MLBPA to represent minor leaguers as collective bargaining to begin

In this week’s episode, podcast co-hosts Eric Fisher and Chris Russo interview Steve Pangburn, chief executive of North America for concessions operator Sodexo Live!. Fisher and Russo also discuss a series of impactful developments in the fast-growing trading card and collectibles space including the National Basketball Association’s new deal with Sorare, as well as the start of the 2022 National Football League regular season, and seismic changes within the Major League Baseball Players Association.

MiLB players to gain ability to collectively bargain for the first time

Introduction of pitch timer, ban on extreme defensive shifts quickly draw rebuke from MLBPA

Union seeks to tap more into broader American labor movement

Union seeks voluntary recognition from Major League Baseball

Union representing major leaguers looks to expand its membership and mission

MLB players to participate in their first games in South Korea since 1922

Same teams from scuttled 2020 event to travel in 2023 to UK

League, union remain far apart on monetary, structural terms

MLB commissioner looks at this year's gate as 'glass half-full' but acknowledges 'we have work to do'

Event returning with schedule similar to one formed prior to the pandemic

Union makes a series of executive-level staff promotions

In this week’s episode, podcast co-hosts Eric Fisher and Chris Russo interview Todd Cooper, founder and chief executive of blockchain technology outfit NuArca Labs. Fisher and Russo also discuss National Football League quarterback Tom Brady’s high-profile plans to eventually join Fox Sports as an on-air analyst, Sorare’s entry into baseball non-fungible tokens (NFTs) with Major League Baseball and the MLB Players Association, tennis star Naomi Osaka’s move to form her own agency, Rich Strike’s absence from the upcoming Preakness Stakes after the horse’s upset Kentucky Derby win, and EA Sports’ video game licensing split with Fifa.

Pact is the first outside of soccer for fast-growing NFT platform