“Equifax & JP Morgan Don’t Give a *uck” from CapFigure Podcast (Episode 66)

“Equifax & JP Morgan Don’t Give a *uck” from CapFigure Podcast (Episode 66)

In this episode of CapFigure Podcast, we explore the absurdity that is the American Financial System.

How did Equifax lose the personal information of 140 million Americans? Why did they have your information, to begin with? Is there anything you can do to protect yourself?

This past week JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon called Bitcoin “a fraud”, while his company then went on to be one of the largest purchasers of the digital currency in the ensuing days.

All these questions and more, you won’t want to miss a thing!

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“The Biggest Hypocrites in Sports” from CapFigure Podcast (Episode 65)

“The Biggest Hypocrites in Sports” from CapFigure Podcast (Episode 65)

In this episode of CapFigure Podcast, we take a look at some of the ridiculous narratives and stories in the sports world.

Is Colin Kaepernick’s a free agent because of his own actions?

The NCAA recently made a student-athlete choose between his Division 1 Football scholarship and the money he made off of his YouTube videos. Yes, seriously.

The NFL’s policy on suspension of players for marijuana use is absolutely hypocritical in light of their stance on opiates. Will this change?

All these questions and more, if you call yourself a baseball fan you won’t want to miss a thing!

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“FanDuel Is Not Your Friend” from CapFigure Podcast (Episode 64)

“FanDuel Is Not Your Friend” from CapFigure Podcast (Episode 64)

In this episode of CapFigure Podcast, we examine the intricacies of Daily Fantasy Sports, including the fees taken by each of the sites, the level of competition and our picks for fantasy football this season.

Is it better to bet on sporting events or play on FanDuel or DraftKings? 43% of all DFS entries and winnings are attributed to the top 1% of players.

Why would anyone draft 3 quarterbacks in a 10 team fantasy football league?

All these questions and more, if you call yourself a baseball fan you won’t want to miss a thing!

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“AL Wild Card Cluster*uck” from CapFigure Podcast (Episode 63)

“AL Wild Card Cluster*uck” from CapFigure Podcast (Episode 63)

In this episode of CapFigure Podcast, we discuss the fallout of the fight between the Yankees and Tigers last week. What’s wrong with fighting in baseball? Is Joe Girardi out of his mind, or just trying to save face?

With 7 teams within striking distance of the 2nd AL Wild Card spot, we go through each of the teams to separate the contenders from the pretenders. Will Minnesota be able to cling to their one game lead? Will the Texas Rangers be able to charge back 3 games on the back of strong performances from Cole Hamels and their dynamic offense?

All these questions and more, if you call yourself a baseball fan you won’t want to miss a thing!

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“The Demise of Aroldis Chapman” from CapFigure Podcast (Episode 62)

“The Demise of Aroldis Chapman” from CapFigure Podcast (Episode 62)

In this episode of CapFigure Podcast, we examine the recent struggles of Yankee star closer Aroldis Chapman, the future of MLB arbitration and Joey Votto’s 20 game streak of getting on base twice a game.

Are Aroldis Chapman’s days of being a lock-down closer behind him? Will the massive amounts of data in baseball front-offices have a negative impact on the job of player agents?

All these questions and more, if you call yourself a baseball fan you won’t want to miss a thing!

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“Aaron Judge & Gary Sanchez or Cody Bellinger & Corey Seager” from CapFigure Podcast (Episode 61)

“Aaron Judge & Gary Sanchez or Cody Bellinger & Corey Seager” from CapFigure Podcast (Episode 61)

In this episode of CapFigure Podcast, we run through a number of hypothetical draft scenarios for our fantasy MLB expansion franchises.

Would you rather have Gary Sanchez & Aaron Judge or Cody Bellinger & Corey Seager? Would you rather have Joey Votto or Giancarlo Stanton? Jason Heyward or Chris Davis?

All these questions and more, if you call yourself a baseball fan you won’t want to miss a thing!

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“Cooperstown: Barry Bonds Who?” from CapFigure Podcast (Episode 60)

“Cooperstown: Barry Bonds Who?” from CapFigure Podcast (Episode 60)

In this episode of CapFigure Podcast, we recap our journey to the baseball mecca of the world, the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, NY. With a new set of inductees, we scoured the halls searching for Barry Bonds & Roger Clemens. Did we find them?

With T-minus two months until the MLB Playoffs, which teams are true World Series contenders and which are pretenders? Which trade deadline moves, made the biggest difference? Yu Darvish to the Dodgers, Sonny Gray to the Yankees?

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