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Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (6/9/2017)

Good morning from Amenia, NY, where I will be spending the day playing a round of golf at Silo Ridge Field Club. I considered taking a trip from there to the Belmont Stakes, but decided to do Saturday in Manhattan instead. With my fiancee by my side (we are celebrating her birthday), it should hopefully be a very enjoyable weekend. A bit more enjoyable than the Cavaliers’ experience thus far through the NBA Finals. I can’t say that I’m upset. Game 3 was a thriller and my boy Draymond Green is a bit closer to a second championship. Let’s get it Money Green!

Quick thanks this week to Shoot slots game for keeping the lights on!

This week on Forbes:
(1) Blue Star Sports Completes 12th Acquisition: Student Sports;
(2) This Week In Sports Law: Catfish Crime, Bryce Harper Brawl, Ezekiel Elliott’s Phone Records;
(3) NFL Players Have Until August 7 To Register Concussion Claims;
(4) PayPal’s New Payment Processor Competitor In Youth Sports; and
(5) How 6 Female Esports Players Went From Having Nothing To World Champs

And as always, the weekly wrap-up:

Football

Basketball

Soccer

Sports Business

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.