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Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (7/19/2013)

Robinson Cano teaming up with Jay-Z was the story of the week. Credit: Joy R. Absalon-USA TODAY Sports
Robinson Cano hopefully swung for the fences in his new endorsement deal with Pepsi. Credit: Joy R. Absalon-USA TODAY Sports

I am spending the weekend in what appears to be the blistering hot New York.  At least we have rain to cool us down in Miami.  Maybe we will get some of that up north as well.  While I am up here I will be going to the Jay-Z/Justin Timberlake concert and speaking to the Manhattan Sports Business Academy.  This week on FORBES: (1) Locale Of 2013 MLB All-Star Game Will Push Fans To Pay A Premium; and (2) U.S. Government Seeks To Set Internet Poker Free…Through New Regulations.  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.