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Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-Up (7/13/2012)

Yesterday was a long day of work intermingled with moving my residence from downtown Miami to Brickell.  I am in love with my new apartment.  Pretty dead week in actual sports.  Obviously, the Freeh report is the news of the week.  I heard that Judge Louis Freeh’s next project is to focus on the bounty allegations concerning the New Orleans Saints.  And how about my Miami Heat?  I have two new articles on this week: (1) Will Andy Murray/Roger Federer Wimbledon Final Reinvigorate Interest In Tennis?; and (2) New York Giants CEO John Mara: Claim That NFL Knew Concussion Long-Term Effects Is ‘Ridiculous’. Here are some stories I missed over the past week:





Sports Business

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.