After a couple of commentators showed displeasure in my softness for not probing Leland about the contract he negotiated for Ricky Williams, I decided to reach back out to Mr. Hardy to see if we could follow up with a quick Q&A. Leland welcomed the opportunity and the result is now at the end of Interview With The Agent: Leland Hardy. Leland did not back away from the question, and provided a very lengthy, no-holds-barred response. Check it out by clicking the link above.
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.View Archive →