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Frank McCourt Wants To Talk To Boras

Scott BorasScott Boras is known for being very vocal about his clients, sometimes upsetting many within the sports business in the process of doing so.  The Los Angeles Dodgers wish they could spark some dialogue between themselves and Boras right about now, and stop worrying about who will fill an open spot in the Dodgers outfield for the 2009 season.

“The one thing that’s puzzling to me is the lack of communication,” the Dodgers owner said Saturday night at a benefit for the Professional Baseball Scouts Foundation at the Hyatt Century Plaza Hotel in Los Angeles. “There’s a few issues that can’t be resolved without communication.”

“Everyone knows we want to have Manny [Ramirez] back. We’ve tried to make it very clear,” [Frank] McCourt said. “I certainly hope that message has been delivered to the player by now.”

I have no doubt that Boras loved reading that blurb in the Press-Enterprise.

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.