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Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-Up (7/15/2011)

I am not one for making predictions, but I have heard a lot of people guess that today would be a very important day in NFL Collective Bargaining negotiations for months.  In fact, many believe that at some point today, a new deal could be reached, effectively ending the NFL Lockout.  Sticking with the NFL, this job opening for Assistant Counsel, Intellectual Property looks fantastic.  Big time congratulations go out to my client Jason Belmonte for winning the Best Bowler ESPY.  Congrats to all other winners and their agents, as well.  Last, I want to send my support out to Bruce Feldman, who used to write about college football for ESPN.  Make sure to join the #FreeBruce movement on Twitter and/or ReTweet this.  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.