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Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (3/21/2014)

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Emmanuel Sanders’ negotiations were discussed at length this week. Photo Credit: Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports

I am out in Las Vegas enjoying an annual tradition: March Madness with some of my closest friends from home.  It serves as a rare true vacation and one I look forward to every single year.  It’s all orange and blue for me.  Rooting hard for my Florida Gators to win another national championship.  This week on FORBES: (1) In The World Of Insuring NFL Athletes There Is Only One Big Daddy; (2) Chris Paul And Basketball Agent Jeff Schwartz Argue Over Union Executive Director Search; (3) Tired Of NCAA Tournament Workplace Production Studies, DISH Encourages Employees To Watch March Madness; (4) UFC’s Johny Hendricks And Reebok Show Resilience In And Outside The Octagon; and (5) Instagram Marketing Helped Make This Multi-Million Dollar Nutritional Supplement Company.  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.