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Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-Up (9/28/2012)

No more replacement refs!  How long until spectators start complaining about the old fashioned NFL referees?  On that note, I had a couple of articles on Forbes that touched on the referee drama: 1) NFL Replacement Referees Have Compromised The Game’s Integrity And League’s Position On Sports Betting; and 2) NFL’s Lockout Of Referees Is Lifted; No More Replacement Referees To Be Used.  Did you sign up for the free contest with cash prizes + an opportunity to win a Sports Agent Blog t-shirt?  Major love to my hometown Miami Marlins for giving Adam Greenberg another chance in the big leagues.  We need to keep this site alive, so players rewards card.  And now the articles I did not cover over the past week:




Track & Field


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.