Machado, Kawhi, Del Mar, and talkin Saratoga w Scott Shapiro!

July 19, 2018
Hosted by Mike Abadir with Co-Host Gino Buccola

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As the title suggests, this week, Mike and Gino will talk about the huge sports trades of the week, as well as the big opening weekends at Del Mar and Saratoga with Scott Shapiro! Manny Machado's name has been involved in trade rumors for parts of two seasons - well, the Baltimore Orioles finally pulled the trigger - prior to the MLB trade deadline, by sending him to the Dodgers for prospects. What does this mean for the Dodgers in 2018 and beyond? Gino, who bleeds Dodger blue, will fill us in! Kawhi Leonard, formerly of the Spurs, also has also been a marquee trade piece for much of the year. Now that he's been dealt to the Raptors, who got the best of that deal? We will discuss! Horse racing fans will tell you that the summer has finally arrived when the prestigious Del Mar and Saratoga meets start. Now that the openers are finally here, we will talk with Brisnet and Twin Spires insider, Scott Shapiro about this weekend's big races, and his thoughts about these summer meets!

The Mike Abadir Show

The Mike Abadir Show

Thursday at 11 AM Pacific Time on VoiceAmerica Sports Channel

The Mike Abadir Show brings out a unique sports and business perspective. A current NFL agent licensed by the NFLPA, Mike started his career with the Oakland Raiders as an intern before earning his J.D., so he delivers a knowledgeable approach. Having negotiated numerous deals, Mike shares his insight through a forum that is interview driven. The emphasis of the show is to provide you the quality content that can’t be found through mainstream media outlets.

Along with covering the vastly popular NFL world, the show also has a focus on bringing industry guests from a broad spectrum of sports and business backgrounds. Having grown up with a passion for horse racing, baseball, soccer, and basketball, Mike engages in dialogue covering relevant hot topics, as well as interviewing television personalities and business experts for their detailed insight. Weekly features include a horse racing report with long-time TVG host, Gino Buccola, and much more.

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Mike Abadir with Co-Host Gino Buccola

Mike Abadir with Co-Host Gino Buccola

Mike Abadir, a unique and polished negotiator in the areas of sports and real estate contracts, brings his voice to sports radio. His vast experience started as an intern with the Oakland Raiders and has continued to develop as a NFL player agent. He’s always held firm to his mission, which is to work with the athlete to be the best football player on and off the field. Based on his business knowledge and the intricacies of the NFL salary cap, Mike has provided expert analysis on the topic at numerous sports industry seminars, radio shows, and television appearances as a guest NFL player agent.

Mike graduated from U.C. San Diego and later received his law degree from John F. Kennedy University School of Law. Mike is certified as a player-agent by the National Football League Players Association, and currently resides in Los Angeles, California.

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