Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (10/3/2014)

Rosh Hashanah behind us and we get to look forward to Yom Kippur starting tonight (oh joy!).  To those of you observing, I wish you an easy fast.  Looks like the NFL Draft is moving to Chicago in 2015.  It's been a busy first three months for South Florida-based HEITNER

On To The Next One: L.J. Hoes

New York-based Excel Sports Management saw a recent loss on its client roster as Houston Astros OF, L.J. Hoes, switched to Dan Lozano of MVP Sports Group. Drafted in the 3rd round of the 2008 MLB Draft by the Baltimore Orioles, Hoes played in just 47 games this past season between

On To The Next One: Heath Bell

Arizona Diamondbacks relief pitcher, Heath Bell, is in his first year with the club.  On December 1, 2011, he signed a hefty 3-year, $27 million contract with the Miami Marlins, but as was the case with the vast majority of players signed to large contracts with the Marlins, Bell was

Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-Up (2/15/2013)

I hope everybody had a lovely Valentine's Day.  I am looking forward to head up to New York next week to speak at the 4th Annual New York Law School Sports Law Symposium.  Slight change: I will be speaking on the Concussion Litigation panel as opposed to the Negotiating Media

On To The Next One: Fernando Rodney

A number of baseball players have left baseball agency ACES in the past few months.  As documented in the article, "How The Melky Cabrera Chaos Is Affecting ACES Baseball Agency," the company owned and managed by brothers Sam and Seth Levinson lost clients Nyjer Morgan and Shane Victorino in the wake of

Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-Up (12/2/11)

Hey Kobe Bryant.  Here is your official, public invitation to come ball at my local Jewish Community Center (JCC).  You know, in case you get tired of the one in Irvine, California.  I am heading to Memphis, Tennessee tonight to host the University of Memphis' first Agent Day with Jason

Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-Up (11/25/11)

Let's start this with a shout out for Ryan Braun of the Milwaukee Brewers. Braun was selected as the National League MVP (Most Valuable Punim?). He is the first Jewish MVP in baseball since Sandy Koufax in 1963. I hope everyone had a fantastic Thanksgiving and enjoys their weekends. There