Friday Wrap-Up

Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-Up (10/9/09)

Huge game this weekend.  If UF beats LSU, does UF become a unanimous #1 amongst all sports writers?  My boys at Bus Leagues Baseball had Dynasty client, Atahualpa Severino, as its 5th best Pitcher of the Year in the Minors in 2009.   What a week for Minnesota.  Amazing Vikings game followed by an even more impressive Twins win.  Anyone watch the first game of the new UFL last night?  I was too caught up in some great playoffs baseball.  Tough loss for the Cardinals…I can’t wait for Pete Parise to (hopefully) be up with the big league squad next year.  He was named Memphis Redbirds 2009 Reliever of the Year, after all.  Here are some stories I missed this past week:




Sports Agents


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.

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