Performance Analysis Sports Law

WVU College of Law Steroids Forum

What: Discussion about the legal implications the use of steroids can have on the athletes, management and the game of baseball.

Where: WVU Law Center’s Marlyn Lugar Courtroom.

When: Wednesday, April 16, 2008. 2:00PM.

Topic: False/Positives: The Current State of Performance Enhancing Drugs in Sports.


  • Jay Reisinger – attorney for Andy Pettitte and Sammy Sosa
  • Larry Silverman – VP and General Counsel of Pittsburgh Pirates
  • andre douglas pond cummings – Associate Prof. of Law at WVU

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.