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Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (3/15/2013)

Dan Uggla reflects on when he was an arbitration eligible player with the Florida Marlins.
Dan Uggla reflects on when he was an arbitration eligible player with the Florida Marlins.

I have an action packed weekend ahead of me.  First, I will be supporting my client, Mike Spinner, as the Monster Army Recon Tour BMX Contest makes its first East Coast stop at Abacoa Park in Jupiter, Florida on Saturday.  That will be followed up with my beautiful grandmother’s birthday dinner.  And then on Sunday, I am going to enjoy my first Ultra Music Festival experience.  Next Wednesday, I will be heading out to Las Vegas for a small annual vacation to kick-off the NCAA Tournament.  This past week on Forbes: (1) Indiana’s Victor Oladipo Set To Cash In On Outstanding Season; (2) Startup Leverages Facebook For New Social March Madness Bracket; and (3) Daily Fantasy Sports Games Defend Legality Of Their Services.  As always, here is 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.