Friday Wrap-Up

Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-Up

I get heat from some of my friends for my interest in watching Olympic swimming.  I am sorry that I prefer to watch Americans go for the gold over a pointless Monday night preseason NFL game.  Anyway, I love Phelps, but nothing beats this headline from this past week: Two Jews and a black man help Phelps fulfill Olympic dream.  Shabbat Shalom to Garrett Weber-Gale and Jason Lezak, who had an amazing comeback to beat the French in the 4×100 freestyle relay. had this to say about Lezak, Lezak – a good Jewish boy from California – put on a great show.  Such a shayna punim.  Here are some stories I did not have the chance to write about duing this past week:





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.