Jordan Kobritz

First woman elected NBPA executive director

Jordan Kobritz

Not a man’s world anymoreby Jordan Kobrtiz “This is a man’s world; this is a man’s world…” It’s a Man’s Man’s Man’s World, by James Brown That may have been the case in 1966, the year James Brown recorded his hit single that reached No. 1 on the Billboard R & B chart. But two…

The ‘search’ for Bud Selig’s successor is a misnomer

The majority of committee members are Selig loyalists, team owners who have supported – and been rewarded by – the commissioner.by Jordan Kobritz The intrigue surrounding the search for Bud Selig’s successor shows that even successful individuals, usually a prerequisite to owning a Major League sports franchise, can be petty, selfish and subjective. Selig has…

Snyder will never change Washington Redskins’ name

Jordan Kobritz

The USPTO isn’t the only hypocrite in this debate. Politicians have been falling over themselves to weigh in on the controversyby Jordan Kobritz You’ve got to hand it to Washington Redskins’ owner Dan Snyder. In the face of overwhelming odds, he remains adamant that he will never change his team’s name. The latest blow against…

The Joe Singleton Deal

Houston Astros’ first base prospect Jon Singleton was offered a choiceby Jordan Kobritz For most of us, a working career can last upwards of 40 years, into our mid-60s or beyond. For athletes, a career lasting 10-15 years is the exception. Given that, here’s one athlete’s conundrum. Houston Astros’ first base prospect Jon Singleton was…