First of all, I must say that it is always pleasant to be listed on Deadspin and Yardbarker on the same day. With that being said, the fine people over at informed me of their service today after this post became very popular, and I have decided to add a button of theirs to the bottom of every post on this site.

Here’s how it works: If you like a story that I write, just click the “Yardbarker Bark It Up” button at the bottom of the post and it will automatically be added as a topic for review by a large sports community.

In addition, I figured that I had too many odd looking buttons at the end of each post, so I decided to narrow them down to only the ones I find to be important.

If you like a story, don’t be shy. You have the option to Delicious It, Digg It, Furl It, Fark It, Blogmark It, or Yahoo! It. I personally like the Digg service, but you can use your tool of choice.

Lastly, I do not make any money off of this blog. I do it purely to provide more knowledge about the Sports Agent industry and give new outlooks to current topics. If you have a friend, tell him/her about it. If you have a connection at a newspaper/blog, forward them this url.

I am proud to say that since December 31, 2005 (the birth of this blog), this site has received 16,292 Visits and 33,382 Page Views. I am amazed, but this site can still become bigger and better.

Currently, I pretty much do all the work around here. Have a tip on a news story? Want to start contributing? E-mail me at

That is all for today. Have a great weekend!


By Darren Heitner

Darren Heitner created Sports Agent Blog as a New Year's Resolution on December 31, 2005. Originally titled, "I Want To Be A Sports Agent," the website was founded with the intention of causing Heitner to learn more about the profession that he wanted to join, meet reputable individuals in the space and force himself to stay on top of the latest news and trends.

Heitner now runs Heitner Legal, P.L.L.C., which is a law firm with many practice areas, including sports law and contract law. Heitner has represented numerous athletes and sports agents as legal counsel. He has also served as an Adjunct Professor at Indiana University Bloomington from 2011-2014, where he created and taught a course titled, Sport Agency Management, which included subjects ranging from NCAA regulations to athlete agent certification and the rules governing the profession. Heitner serves as an Adjunct Professor at the University of Florida Levin College of Law, where he teaches a Sports Law class that includes case law surrounding athlete agents and the NCAA rules.