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Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-Up (4/22/2011)

The 2011 NFL Draft kicks off less than a week from today.  In the meantime, be sure to check out the hard work Brandon Thorn has put into his mock draft, big board, and top 5 at each position.  This past week, I was published in NYU’s IP and Entertainment Law Ledger.  The article is titled, “You May Not ‘Like’ This Title: Everything Stored On Facebook Is Discoverable.”  It has nothing to do with sports (for a change), but I hope that you still enjoy reading it.  You do not have to be a lawyer for it to be applicable in your life (since everyone and their mothers [literally] use Facebook).  I had a great time in Boston last weekend.  Thanks to everyone at Suffolk Law for showing me a great time.  No major traveling for me until the Sports Lawyers Association Conference in May.  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.