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Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (12/5/2014)

Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green (23) steals the basketball against Orlando Magic forward Tobias Harris (12) during the fourth quarter at Oracle Arena. The Warriors defeated the Magic 98-97. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports
Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green . Photo Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports

It’s Art Basel week in Miami, which means the streets are even more clogged than usual and parties recommend you dress in some sort of “Artistic Chic” fashion.  Tough season for my Florida Gators, but we finally have a new coach.  Hope remains high for the Miami Dolphins, with a big game against the Baltimore Ravens this Sunday.  Talk of Super Bowl parties and events is starting to heat up, with some announcements coming in the near future.  This week on FORBES: (1) Shakeup At CAA: Top NFL Sports Agency At Least Partially Dismantled; (2) Leon Orr’s Agent Opens Up About Representing The Controversial Florida Gator; (3) It’s All About The Draft For Fantasy Sports Startup; (4) Dr. J Becomes Brand Ambassador For Fantasy-Focused Media Group; and (5) Johny Hendricks Adds Unorthodox Sponsor Leading Up To UFC 181.  And as always, the weekly wrap-up:




Sports Business

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.