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Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-Up (5/13/2011)

Congratulations to the Miami Heat on getting one step closer to the NBA Finals.  That was quite a series against the Celtics.  The 2011 MLB Draft is quickly approaching.  No real news on the NFL Lockout front; just a lot of continued speculation as to what will transpire in the courts.  The NBA Draft is coming soon, as well.  We will certainly cover it from the agent angle, reporting on who represents each player selected.  I am excited to see a lot of you readers next week in Washington D.C.  I will be flying in very early on Thursday and actually flying out Friday night, missing Saturday’s festivities.  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.