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Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (5/10/2013)

Tim Tebow named the most influential athlete in 2013.

Happy Mother’s Day this Sunday to all the moms who read and enjoy Sports Agent Blog.  After a very tough Game 1, my Miami Heat came back to destroy the Chicago Bulls in Game 2 of the East Semis.  I absolutely love this time of year when NBA Playoffs basketball really heats up.  On Forbes this week: (1) ESPN Enters Deal To Air New Pro Gymnastics Challenge; (2) Miami Dolphins Stuck Without Stadium Renovations Despite Support In Tallahassee; (3) Atlas Venture Delivers $7 Million To Daily Fantasy Sports Provider DraftKings, Inc.; (4) The Legacy Agency Aims To Increase Clients’ Reach And Revenue Through FanTree Partnership; (5) Hope For An NBA Team In Louisville Suffers A Slight Setback; (6) NFL Players Association Amends Its Agent Certification Rules And Regulations; and (7) Mother’s Day Means Pink Baseball Bats For Eighth Consecutive Year.  And as always, the weekly wrap-up:




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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.