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Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-Up (10/26/2012)

Aug. 11, 2009; Phoenix, AZ, USA; New York Mets outfielder Gary Sheffield against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field. Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-US PRESSWIRE

I am in Tempe, Arizona this weekend to speak at Arizona State’s 3rd Annual Conference On Sports & Entertainment Law.  So many Jews (myself included) love Tim Tebow.  Cannot wait until the start of the NBA regular season.  I will be back in Miami for Tuesday’s game against the Boston Celtics.  A few stories this week on (1) Notre Dame Football’s Resurgence Ranks School Atop Rivals In Merchandise Sales; (2) Social Sports “Fan Card” Service Snags Tim Lincecum, Brett Favre And Over 1,200 Other Athletes; and (3) David Stern Retiring After 30 Successful Years As NBA Commissioner.  Here are some links that recently caught my attention:




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.