Jul
25

Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (7/25/2014)

Cristiano Ronaldo is teaming up with Lil Wayne? You don't say! Photo Credit: Winslow Townson-USA TODAY Sports

I had a blast in Dublin, Ireland, where I was able to truly explore the business of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) and its global expansion, along with experiencing a part of the world that I had never traveled.  Thanks to agent Audie Attar for helping with logistics of the trip.  A little bit more…
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Jul
18

Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (7/18/2014)

Texas A&M Aggies quarterback Johnny Manziel (2) reacts to a fourth-quarter interception against the Duke Blue Devils in the 2013 Chick-fil-A Bowl at the Georgia Dome. Mandatory Credit: Daniel Shirey-USA TODAY Sports

Top of the mornin’ to ya from Dublin, Ireland.  I’m out here covering the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) for FORBES, and the talk of the town is certainly Conor McGregor.  Let’s see what kind of show he puts on this Saturday evening.  This week on FORBES: (1) Home Run Derby’s New Targets Could Shatter Charitable Records; (2) Adidas…
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Jul
11

Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (7/11/2014)

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I’m heading to Old Palm Golf Club in Palm Beach Gardens today with my trusty law clerk, because one must always have a decent golf game in order to properly practice law.  On Monday, it is off to Ireland where I will be for a week.  It is shaping to be a pretty decent summer.  Meanwhile, the new HEITNER LEGAL is…
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Jul
04

Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (7/4/2014)

LeBron James and Johnny Manziel share the same marketing agent, Maverick Carter.
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A special Shabbat Shalom, Happy July 4th to you and yours.  Congratulations to Sports Agent Blog contributor Mark Burns on joining the SportsMoney team at Forbes.  It is always exciting to see Sports Agent Blog contributors expand their horizons and take hold of new opportunities.  Speaking of, another Sports Agent Blog contributor Benjamin Haynes recently started writing for Sporting News.  Who…
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Jun
27

Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (6/27/2014)

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Happy day-after-NBA Draft Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up.  Thrilled for Andrew Wiggins, who went No. 1 overall to the Cleveland Cavaliers.  Thanks to contributor Mark Burns for taking over the Sports Agent Blog Twitter account last night and updating followers with pick-by-pick agent pairings.  This week on FORBES: (1) Florida Focuses On Curbing Trafficking Of Cuban Baseball Players; (2) LeBron…
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Jun
20

Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (6/20/2014)

Team Rice tight end Jimmy Graham from New Orleans Saints addresses the media during the Pro Bowl draft at J.W. Marriott Ihilani Resort & Spa. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports

It is with great excitement that I announce to everyone at Sports Agent Blog the creation of my law firm, HEITNER LEGAL.  Creating my own law firm was an idea I had for a while.  It finally seemed like the right time to make the move, and I could not be happier that I chose to…
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Jun
13

Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (6/13/2014)

San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh (left) watches quarterback Colin Kaepernick (7) pass the football during organized team activities at the SAP Performance Facility. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports

NBA Finals, NHL Finals, U.S. Open, FIFA World Cup . . . the only thing missing is professional football, but even that is on the horizon.  I wish all fathers out there reading Sports Agent Blog a very happy Father’s Day.  I hear How to Play the Game is a great gift for the holiday.  Showing…
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Jun
06

Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (6/6/2014)

San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh (left) watches quarterback Colin Kaepernick (7) pass the football during organized team activities at the SAP Performance Facility. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports

The NBA Finals and the NHL Finals are here and we are in the midst of one of the greatest parts of the year for sports.  The World Cup is right around the corner.  And then there is the Belmont Stakes.  I am traveling to New York today and will be on the grounds both…
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May
30

Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (5/30/2014)

Texas A&M Aggies quarterback Johnny Manziel (2) reacts to a fourth-quarter interception against the Duke Blue Devils in the 2013 Chick-fil-A Bowl at the Georgia Dome. Mandatory Credit: Daniel Shirey-USA TODAY Sports

We are inching closer to what should be a very provocative NBA Draft and getting ever so near the 2014 NBA Finals.  Hopefully my Miami Heat wrap things up tonight at the American Airlines Arena.  Win or lose, I must profess my new appreciation for Lance Stephenson.  He is quite the baller and makes the…
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May
23

Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (5/23/2014)

Indianapolis Colts linebacker Robert Mathis (98) autographs a fans jersey as he walks off the field after the game against the Jacksonville Jaguars at Lucas Oil Stadium. Indianapolis defeats Jacksonville 30-10. Mandatory Credit: Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports

It is great to be back in sunny South Florida and away from the blistering cold of Chicago.  Last week’s Sports Lawyers Association conference was a blast outside of the harsh weather, though.  It is also great to be in South Florida as the Miami Heat continue to assert their dominance over the NBA.  Definitely…
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