Friday Wrap-Up

Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (5/6/2016)

Happy Mother’s Day to all the mommas out there who enjoy staying on top of the latest happenings in the world of sports business. It has been a fun filled week of Miami Heat games. Although I’m not sure my sleeping patterns would enjoy another Overtime game in this series. There’s going to be a sub-committee hearing in Washington D.C. on daily fantasy sports next week. Keep an eye on that.

This week on FORBES: (1) Miami Marlins May Feel Squeezed In Lawsuit Against Season Ticket Holder; and (2) Budweiser Branded Virtual Reality Sets Coming To Cavaliers Fans For Game 2

This week on Inc.: (1) Meet the Successful Entrepreneur Seeking a Triple Crown; and (2) Sports Betting Mutual Funds Begin to Show Real Results for Investors.

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.