Scott Croker

Scott Croker

Scott Croker is a sports nut and education enthusiast from the San Francisco Bay Area with a message he plans to shout from the rooftops. Or in all caps on his computer screen. When not living his writing dream he works in the special education department of a charter high school in Los Angeles. He is also the head coach of the school’s upstart football team.

  • The 15 Craziest Contract Incentives In Sports History

    As sports contracts have ballooned over the years, teams have had to find ways to pay their stars less without those stars knowing it. One way professional sports teams have done this is through contract incentives. Contract incentives are simply performance bonuses or in-season goals the athlete must complete in order to get their full […]

  • 15 Biggest Dead Money Salaries In MLB

    Dead money is a fascinating concept in Major League Baseball. Think back to the scene in Moneyball where Billy Bean explains to a disgruntled David Justice that the Yankees are paying half his salary. To play in Oakland. That is called dead money; when teams pay players to play somewhere else. Sometimes that money is determined […]

  • The 14 most expensive MLB draft failures of all-time

    The MLB draft is not as high profile of an event as the NFL draft. In fact, players selected in the first round are not expected to contribute right away. Instead, they are expected to go to the minor leagues and perfect their craft. Then, when the time is right, the team that drafted them […]

  • The 12 Highest Paid MLB Pitchers And How Much They Earn Per Win And Loss

    Baseball players make a lot of money. When a player signs a shiny new contract, it’s always fully guaranteed. Giancarlo Stanton of the Miami Marlins is currently playing under a $325 million fully guaranteed contract. What exactly does Stanton get paid all that money for? Simply put; to hit home runs. This season alone he is projected to […]

  • Top 10 Highest Paid E-Sports Athletes Around The World

    Electronic sports has long been seen as the red-haired step-sibling of professional sports. It is seen as a way for the athletically un-inclined to participate in equal competition with each other. A way for these “athletes” to avoid the ridicule of the star quarterback and his entourage. That was years ago. Now esports is seen […]