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Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-Up (1/11/2013)

barry bondsThe first full week of 2013 has come to a close; hopefully some of you have maintained your New Year’s Resolutions.  I had a great time covering the BCS National Championship Game for, even if it was not exactly the most exciting match-up in the history of the BCS.  Speaking of Forbes, here are some (quite a few) stories I recently published on the website: (1) Next Generation “Autograph” Company Continues Expansion With New NBA Partnership; (2) Big Dip In Notre Dame vs. Alabama Ticket Prices Demonstrates A Weak BCS Secondary Market; (3) Falcons And 49ers Lead NFL Teams In Number Of Players Selected To USA Football’s 2012 All-Fundamentals Team; (4) Add Television As A Winner Of 2013 BCS National Championship Game; (5) Did MLB Overpay By Spending $1.2 Million For; (6) Should Hall Of Fame Voters Have Considered Whether “Steroid Era” Rejuvenated Baseball?; and (7) Brand Affinity Technologies Brings Its Success In Sports To The Consumer Electronics Show And as always, the weekly wrap-up:




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.