Friday Wrap-Up

Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (3/11/2016)

Philly two weeks ago, Chicago last week, and finally a weekend of relation on tap. Heading out to Las Vegas next Wednesday for my annual trip to kick off March Madness. Then Austin, Texas the week after that. It’s contract negotiation season for NFL players, with some very exciting announcements coming through the pipeline this past week. South Florida has been the scene of a lot of attention with Democrat and Republican candidates debating and pandering to voters. By the way, the debates were held in Coral Gables, not technically “Miami.” But I digress. This week on Forbes: eSports Is Evolving To Focus On Real Money Wagering. On Inc.: 2 Major Flaws with Virginia’s Fantasy Sports Law. As always, here are some stories over the past week:




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.