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Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (11/28/2014)

Ray Rice. Photo Credit: Evan Habeeb-USA TODAY Sports.
Ray Rice. Photo Credit: Evan Habeeb-USA TODAY Sports.

I hope everyone reading this had a Happy Thanksgiving and enjoys the rest of their weekend.  For me, it has been full of food, family, football and today a nice round of golf.  The weather in South Florida is beautiful, which once again reminds me why I choose to live in this tropical paradise.  This week on FORBES: (1) FanDuel Locks Up LA Lakers; New Fantasy Operator Wraps Up Warriors; (2) Golden State Warriors Still Deciding On Daily Fantasy Partner?; (3) Judge Nixes Sports Betting Plans In New Jersey; (4) How DirecTV Is Capitalizing On Growth Of Fantasy Football; (5) Platform Established To Promote Athletes’ Philanthropic Efforts; and (6) Jack Nicklaus’ Brand Is In The Midst Of An Important Transition.  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.