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Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-Up (1/27/2012)

Can you believe that we are already almost one month through 2012?  This past Saturday, I started up a brand new website strictly dedicated to covering the world of Sports Law.  It is called Sport-In-Law.  Check it out and let me know what you think.  I am looking forward to serving as an arbitrator again at Tulane’s National Baseball Arbitration Competition.  Unfortunately, I have to leave early that Friday, so I will not be able to moderate one of their fantastic panels.  I am also excited to be speaking at the Sports Lawyers Association Annual Conference in May.  It will be held in San Diego, California.  I will be speaking alongside Donald Remy, new NCAA general counsel, on a panel titled, “Hot Topics in NCAA Legal Issues: Agents and Amateurism.”  Here are some stories I missed over the past week:



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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.