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Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-Up (10/12/2012)

Baseball games are becoming exciting, the NFL progresses toward the middle of the regular season, and basketball is about to start.  This is always a great time of year for sports fans.  Unfortunately, the NHL and NHLPA have not yet come to terms on a new deal, the players remain locked out, and games are being missed.  So while the offering of sports is very strong, it is not without blemishes.  I published the following on this week: 1) New Peer-To-Peer Sports Betting App Says “Screw The Bookie, Bet Your Friends”; and 2) United Football League Late With Payments, But Owners Providing Personal Guarantees.  I will be very busy over the next week preparing for a big trial set to begin on October 22.  Click here for a brief summary regarding the facts of the case.  As for the stories I failed to cover this 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.