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Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (8/9/2013)

Terrell Owens could be back on the gridiron soon according to his agent Jordan Woy.

Had enough A-Rod yet?  How about Johnny Manziel?  Don’t worry, football is coming and fantasy sports will soon consume your lives.  This week on FORBES: (1) Canadian Football League Contract Negotiated By Unlicensed Agent Has The Players Association Up In Arms; (2) Alex Rodriguez Shellacking To Continue With Today’s Suspension Announcement; (3) Colorado Rockies Served With Class Action Complaint Regarding Resale Of Tickets; (4) Gillette Gives NFL Fans A Look Inside Training Camp With #BuiltforTraining Webisodes; (5) Online Poker May Be Considered Illegal Gambling Whether Based On Skill Or Not; (6) Why Are Millions Of Dollars Being Thrown At Daily Fantasy Sports Games?; and (7) Alex Rodriguez Return Drives Increased Interest In New York Yankees Tickets.  And as always, the weekly wrap-up:



Sports Business

Sports Law

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.