Here’s how a $15 minimum wage would impact minor-league pay

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MLB’s international events, lack of WWE union, and [robot] sports cops

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MLB’s early collective bargaining sessions might just be theater

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The media still isn’t helping

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The USWNT’s fight for equal pay takes center stage

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The United States Women’s National Team are your 2019 World Cup champions, just like they were in 2015. This time around, though, there is a discussion going on outside of just how awesome this roster and its players are (incredibly awesome, for the record): it’s beyond time for the women of America’s national team to be paid on par with the men of America’s national team.

It’s not just fans or media who think so, or anything like that: the team itself believes as much, and in fact sued the U.S. Soccer Federation for gender discrimination back in March of this year:

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A look at the NHL and NBA offseasons (and what we can learn about MLB’s from them)

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The Mariners’ owner is all about flexibility and my eyes hurt from all the rolling

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Adam Eaton has deluded himself into thinking suffering is good, actually

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The Washington City Paper ran a story on Sunday discussing the poor working and living conditions of low-level minor-league players in the Nationals’ system. For the most part, it’s full of the kind of information you’re already aware of if you’ve been opening up newsletters like this one, but then it gets to current Nats’ outfielder Adam Eaton, and what he has to say about minor-league exploitation. In short, it’s a net good! Who knew?

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If the Padres keep Chris Paddack down, is it service time manipulation?

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Sports betting is a labor issue, especially in MiLB

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