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Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (6/21/2013)

Miami Heat.  Repeat.  I had a blast in Minneapolis, Minnesota this week speaking at the Brewer Sports Symposium’s Sports Law For Rookies And Veterans event.  Bill Plaschke wrote a really strong article about Los Angeles Dodgers team president Stan Kasten and his relationship with his father, who survived Nazi concentration camps.  Pots and pans are still banging in Miami, and I have not slept in days.  This past week on FORBES: (1) Compelling Boston Bruins Vs. Chicago Blackhawks Stanley Cup Finals Could Keep Money In All NHL Players’ Pockets; (2) Booking Golf Tee Times Gradually Shifting To Online Marketplace; (3) Ed O’Bannon’s Challenge To Complete Class Certification In Fight Against NCAA; and (4) Miami Heat Vs. San Antonio Spurs NBA Finals Game 7 Tickets Continue To Rise In Price.  As always, the weekly wrap-up:



Sports Business

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.