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Harvard Law School To Host Panel On Business Of College Sports

SchooledWhat: Panel Discussion about the business of college sports and the NCAA’s treatment of amateur athletes.

Where: Harvard Law School (Hauser Hall Room 102, 1563 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02138)

When: Thursday, October 31, 2013 (5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.)

The discussion will feature excerpts from the EPIX original documentary, Schooled: The Price of College Sports.  More on that documentary can be found here.


  • Moderator: Peter Carfagna, Visiting Lecturer on Sports Law at Harvard Law School
  • Dominique Foxworth, President, NFL Players Association and Producer
  • Taylor Branch, Pulitzer Prize winning author and Producer
  • Warren Zola, Professor of Sports Law, Carroll School of Management, Boston College

Cost: Free, but please RSVP to Tom Potter at [email protected].

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.