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Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-Up (8/31/2012)

College football is back, and very shortly the 2012 NFL regular season will begin.  Hallelujah!  I will be in Austin, Texas next Thursday and Friday, speaking at the Texas Review of Entertainment and Sports Law’s 4th Annual Symposium.  Come say hi if you are in town.  Anybody out there picking my Florida Gators to win the SEC East?  My agent (yes I have one, believe it or not) forwarded me this article from The Big Lead.  I have no comment.  But what about this 6-10 center who is attending Northwestern and wears a yarmulke while playing basketball?  That is all kinds of awesome.  I published the following articles on this week: (1) New Concussion Warning Label Won’t Be A Big Score For Retired NFL Players Suing Helmet Manufacturer Riddell; and (2) UPS Packages New Story-Telling Marketing Platform And Delivers “Ideas that Changed NASCAR”.  Here are some stories for you to sink your teeth into.






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.