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Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (1/24/2014)

June 28, 2012; Newark, NJ, USA; NBA commissioner David Stern speaks during the 2012 NBA Draft at the Prudential Center.  Mandatory Credit: Jerry Lai-US PRESSWIRE
NBA commissioner David Stern is leaving the league in great shape. Image Credit: Jerry Lai-US PRESSWIRE

Heading to sunny and warm New York next Wednesday.  I will be there through Monday, checking out many Super Bowl-related events and hopefully seeing many of you Sports Agent Blog readers in the streets.  This week on FORBES: (1) As Super Bowl Approaches, Adept NFL Retailers Are Saying So Long To ‘Shrink It And Pink It’; (2) No Need To Bash The Record Ninety-Eight Underclassmen Declaring For NFL Draft; (3) Outcome Of 49ers And Seahawks Match-up Is A Victory For Children’s Hospitals; (4) Analyzing Airfare And Ticket Prices For Seahawks Vs. Broncos Super Bowl; and (5) Tanaka’s $155 Million And Kershaw’s $215 Million Means Excel Sports Is Having A Wonderful Winter.  And as always, the weekly wrap-up:




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.