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Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (1/9/2015)

Mike Tannenbaum (left). Photo by William Perlman/THE STAR-LEDGER via USA TODAY Sports.
Mike Tannenbaum (left). Photo by William Perlman/THE STAR-LEDGER via USA TODAY Sports.

Exactly one month until my 30th birthday.  Yes, I’m leaving the glorious 20’s and I’m not thrilled about it.  I am in Gainesville, FL today for somewhat of a business trip, with an exciting announcement relating to same hopefully coming to you in the near future.  On Monday, I am heading out of the country for a little bit, traveling to Peru and hiking Machu Picchu.  I’ll be back on January 21, just in time for my client’s concert in South Florida featuring T.I., 2 Chainz and another special guest.  This week on FORBES: (1) Green Bay Packers And Seattle Seahawks Experience Surge In Fan Interest; (2) Donald Cerrone Adds New Sponsor Leading Up To UFC 182; (3) Stock In Bengals WR Mohamed Sanu Is On The Rise; (4) Jim Harbaugh Hire Inspires Michigan Juniors To Create New Apparel Business; (5) Billy Horschel Becomes Brand Ambassador Of Arccos Golf; and (6) Adidas Shows Off Swagger With University Of Miami Sponsorship.  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.