Stark on the Winter Meetings and ideas to improve it:
Some of these are good ideas. The rule 5 to kick off the meetings should be a no-brainer because it would give teams certainty on the number of available roster spots. Then he wants both a trade deadline at the meetings and then free agent signings to kick off right after that. It would certainly be interesting and force moves earlier in the offseason.
In general the goal to concentrate activities in the Winter Meetings is good. Like the NFL draft and the kickoff of free agency in one exciting week. Stuff I don't like are things like his proposed draft lottery that would give more chances to non-playoff teams that win more. It sounds like it would end tanking but in reality it would just help rich teams that just miss the playoffs. If they want to avoid tanking they can do it with revenue sharing and salary minimums. In other words, take some inequality out of the system. The draft is not a big enough thing to tank for anyway. Teams tank when they make trades to get prospects, not iffier draft choices.