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Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-Up (12/21/2012)

MLB: World Series-San Francisco Giants at Detroit TigersPeople say stupid things all the time.  Here’s one for you: a San Francisco Chronicle writer believes that because NBA Commissioner David Stern  Hanukkah, has no real feel for Christmas in the first place.  This is a good digital holiday card from the Arizona Diamondbacks.  I especially like the part where an employee guesses that dreidels are made out of cornbread.  On Forbes this week: (1) Former Notre Dame QB Brady Quinn Will Send Two Fans To The BCS Championship Game; (2) Why Louisville Should Top The List For An NBA Franchise; and (3) Nike’s Second Quarter Earnings May Reconcile North American Surge With Europe Stagnation.  That Louisville article generated quite a bit of buzz.  And here are some stories I failed to cover this past week:




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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.