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The NFL Lockout: Where Are We Now and What It Means for Business

Join me in a roundtable teleconference on Wednesday, April 6th, 2011 at 2pmPT/5pm ET as we address the legal and economic consequences of the NFL lockout. Our panel will discuss specific topics such as:

  • The real story on the lockout such as what both sides really want, how far apart they are and who the powers are
  • The real economics of the NFL and the possible economic implications going forward
  • A look into the future – what’s next for the NFL?

I will be joined by Jessica B. Horewitz, Ph.D.  She wrote her doctoral dissertation on the revenue structure of the National Football League, specifically the relationship between player costs and team profitability.  Since that time, Dr. Horewitz has spent 15 years in the field of economic consulting.  She has participated and testified in matters in litigation, settlement, and business consulting, using analytical and statistical tools to assist clients in a variety of economic and econometric arenas.

For more information, including the toll-free dial-in number, click here.

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.