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Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (11/14/2014)

JR Rickert is the CEO of JR Sports Enterprises, LLC based and the former co-owner of National Sports Management.
JR Rickert is not thrilled to be fictionalized in a new book.

Had a fantastic time in New York last weekend.  Spent all day Sunday chowing down on Mark Schlereth’s delicious creations while watching football at DIRECTV’s FantasyZone in Soho.  Life could have been worse for those few hours.  Today, I am off to Raleigh, North Carolina and will get to experience UNC for the first time ever.  How about them Miami Dolphins?  This week on FORBES: (1) Attempt To Shield College Athletes From Financial Advisors Is Inadvisable; (2) New Jersey Vs Sports Leagues: The Garden State’s Long Battle For Sports Betting; (3) NHL Does Multi-Year Exclusive Deal With DraftKings; (4) Is Cam Newton Still A Franchise Quarterback?; (5) Carmelo Anthony Creates Contest To Fund Another Startup; (6) Fantasy Sports Site Launches With Endorsements From T.Y. Hilton And Jordy Nelson; (7) FanDuel And DraftKings Dueling Over Team And League Partnerships.  And as always, the weekly wrap-up:





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.