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Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (5/3/2013)

Aaron Rodgers
Aaron Rodgers is all smiles these days.

I am at the 2013 American Bar Association Symposium On Entertainment And Sports Industries today, moderating a panel titled, “Entertainers, Sports and Labor Law:Where Entertainers, Athletes and the Law Merge or Collide.”  Last week was a blast.  I had the unique opportunity of visiting Dallas with a client and witnessing the unveiling of the George W. Bush Center at Southern Methodist University.  This month marks the one year anniversary of my writing at Forbes.  On that note…this week on (1) WWE Scoring Big Numbers In And Outside Of The Wrestlemania Ring; (2) Tyler Bray The Main Blemish In Otherwise Successful NFL Draft For The SEC; (3) Tim Tebow To Jacksonville Jaguars Would Be A Smart Business Decision; (4) How Does Jason Collins’ Coming Out Statement Affect His Off-Court Opportunities?; (5) NHL MVP Evgeni Malkin Becomes Brand Ambassador Of MoGo Flavored Mouthguards; (6) How Boston Celtics Head Coach Doc Rivers’ $25,000 Fine Fits Into League’s History Of Penalties.  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.