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Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (3/7/2014)

Ndamukong Suh is still considering not hiring an agent before signing his next contract.
Ndamukong Suh is still considering not hiring an agent before signing his next contract.

Shabbat Shalom from Key Largo, where we have managed to avoid some pretty bad storms brewing to the north.  I will be heading back up to Miami later in the day and hopefully take some of the 2014 World Golf Championships at Doral during the weekend.  Next weekend I am off to Dallas, where I will be attending my first ever Ultimate Fighting Championship event.  This week on FORBES: (1) Student-Athletes May Wait A While For Answer On Unionization, But Gaining Ground No Matter The Outcome; (2) Jay Z Picks Former Florida Panthers Exec To Be President, Chief Of Branding And Strategy At Roc Nation; (3) Budweiser And FOX Sports Announce FIFA World Cup Documentary Series Campaign; and (4) Chandler Parsons Adds To Smart And Sexy Endorsement Portfolio With Sock Partnership.  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.