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Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-Up (10/21/11)

I am honored to be named to SportsPro Media’s inaugural 10 NEXT class, which recognizes “ten stars of the sports business industry under the age of 30 that have achieved a level of success that is truly rare at such a young age.”  How about those St. Louis Cardinals?  I am having a good time watching them, as I followed many of the current players while they made their way through the Minors.  I remember thinking to myself only a couple of years ago that Allen Craig’s bat was just too good to keep out of Major League Baseball.  But it looks like the Texas Rangers have officially made this a series as they head back to Arlington, Texas.  There is lots of talk about this weeks Dolphins game, but mostly because Tim Tebow is the starting quarterback for the competing team.  Reminder – If you are not yet following me on Twitter, go give it a try.  I swear that I can be interesting at times.  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.