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Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-Up (4/8/2011)

Shabbat Shalom all the way from Los Angeles, California, where it is only 9 a.m.  I am about to be moderating a panel at Southwestern Law School titled, “Pre-Professional Athletes in an Amateur World: NCAA Rules, State Laws, Agents and Extra Benefits.”  If you have anything you think I should ask the impressive panel of speakers, Tweet it at me.  I took my first trip to Pahokee, Florida this week, and it was not to recruit some of the world’s best athletes who grow up in that town.  Instead, it was to take four depositions.  If you are my friend on Facebook, you probably laughed at my stories.  Anyway, it is good to be out here in LA.  Here are some stories I missed over the 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.