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Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-Up (7/27/2012)

I am extremely excited for the start of the 2012 Summer Olympics.  But this Dan Wetzel story really makes me think little of the International Olympic Committee.  The Economist notes that there is a revival of Judaism with a neat map that my undergrad professor of “Geography of the Jewish Population” (that was actually a class I took) would be proud of.  My latest on 1) ScoreBig Aims To Become Leading Ticket Re-Seller Of Sport And Music Events, 2) Rob Gronkowski Signs With William Morris Endeavor To Develop Reality TV Show, and 3) National Letter of Indenture: Why College Athletes are Similar to Indentured Servants of Colonial Times (a guest post by Jason Belzer and Andy Schwarz). Here are some stories I failed to cover in 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.