So the cupboard could be completely bare after Floyd, meaning something must be done in free agency
, even if it's bringing back Houston and Acho.
Waiters' future with the Thunder came into question when Oklahoma City acquired Orlando Magic shooting guard Victor Oladipo during June's NBA draft, with the Thunder then losing Durant to the Golden State Warriors in free agency
The second set of box and whisker plots in Figure 1 show the distribution of salaries for batters and pitchers that are eligible for free agency
with multiyear contracts.
Prior to free agency
, the only way players, even uncontracted players, could move between clubs was to enter either the external or internal draft or to be traded for other players, draft picks or a combination of both.
42) The WHA and NHL eventually reached a settlement in the antitrust suit in which the reserve clause was replaced by a free agency
system whereby a team that lost a free agent was entitled to compensation in the form of players, draft picks or cash from the team that signed the free agent.
The paired t-tests for both hitters and pitchers show uniformly lower (and, in some cases, significantly lower) performance levels one season after filing for free agency
compared to those in the contract year.
After winning three consecutive World Series, however, the cheapskate A's owner lost his team through free agency
, and rebel players like Reggie Jackson went on to charge up several other contentious (and successful) clubhouses.
5) This paper tests the claim that free agency
has had no effect on competitive balance.
Thus Weiler can assert with confidence that the free agency
has improved our "welfare," and that the sports "product" has improved immeasurably in recent decades.
There have been eight work stoppages in the turbulent quarter century that has cradled the evolution of free agency
in Major League Baseball (MLB).
Driven by free agency
and exploding salaries, team owners and CEOs are manipulating the market in ways long since discredited by conventional businesses.
Major stumbling blocks to settlement were proposals dealing with free agency
(the unrestricted movement of players from one team to another without a penalty to their new team), the length of the contract, a league salary cap, a rookie salary cap, and the number of rounds in the annual college draft.
the NFL, the landmark antitrust jury trial which led to the establishment of free agency
in the National Football League.
But if Prince Amukamara departs in free agency
, the Bears will have to go shopping, which might not be a bad idea, since there are several players who could provide an upgrade over Amukamara, a decent cover corner who makes few plays on the ball.
As the NBA draft and free agency
loom, the team is eying a few possible moves that could help them compete with the Golden State Warriors, Cleveland Cavaliers and San Antonio Spurs.