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Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-Up (7/9/2010)

After what seemed like the slowest sports news week of the year, this week has been full of stories – mostly revolving around LeBron James.  I’m a little hungover from the excitement of Wade, Bosh, and James in the city that I will most likely be returning to in less than a month.  Not guaranteeing a championship, but it sure feels good to have a very competitive team down in MIA, and I hear that former Florida Gator, Mike Miller, is likely to join the group.  Let’s switch over to baseball for a second.  Absolutely no one in Double-A is hotter than Dynasty client, Clint Robinson.  After being named Player of the Month of June in the Texas League, he has gone on to put up a 1.365 on base plus slugging percentage in July.  He has 3 homeruns in his past 4 games.  Here are some stories I missed over the past week:




    Sports Law

    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.