Friday Wrap-Up

Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (4/22/2016)

Happy Pesach to those observing the Jewish holiday of Passover. Hope you make it through roughly a week of no bread! Staying local this weekend, but heading to San Francisco on Tuesday to participate in the GiGse annual event. May find my way to a Golden State Warriors home game on Wednesday.

This week on Forbes: (1) Is Major League Baseball Ready To Embrace Sports Betting?; (2) BODYARMOR Deal With Dustin Johnson Is Brand’s 12th Athlete Endorsement; (3) Will Under Armour’s Solid First Quarter Silence Critics?; and (4) CrossFit Captures Six-Figure Sponsor Crusading Against Sugary Beverages.

This week on Inc: (1) How This Student Is Profiting Off the Success of the Golden State Warriors; (2) Anthony Mason Jr.’s Next Play: Helping Inner City Youth; and (3) 5 Tips from Arian Foster for Young Athletes to Invest Wisely.

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.