Friday Wrap-Up

Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-Up

I interviewed Leigh Steinberg on Wednesday. We were only supposed to talk for 20 minutes. Instead, it took an hour and 20 minutes before the conversation was over. I look forward to posting the interview late Sunday night. Subscribers get to see it first, right when it’s posted, so stop stalling…subscribe now. Besides that, I am done with 2 of my 3 Spring semester finals (goodbye Contracts and Civil Procedure). That means that there is only 1 test left (Property) before you can officially refer to me as a 2L. The headaches from my concussion are starting to subside and my overall health is beginning to improve. Still no taste or smell, but I am keeping up hope! Anyway, here are some stories that I missed this past week:

This week’s featured post looks at whether baseball has a diversity problem. The comments after the post spark an interesting debate. Check it out by clicking on Featured on the right sidebar.

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.