Friday Wrap-Up

Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (9/22/2017)

Shana Tova! May you all have a very sweet, successful and satisfying New Year. So far so good on my end. That will especially be the case if Comcast finally gets my Internet and cable working again after a very long time without it thanks to the effects of Hurricane Irma. Comcast says it will be back by the end of the day, but who knows with that company. Miami Dolphins at the top of the AFC East, as all of you predicted. Picked up the team’s defense in my fantasy leagues this year, because . . . the Jets. Miami Heat picked up a jersey patch sponsor in Ultimate Software, which is a very reputable name down here in South Florida and elsewhere. The publicly traded company has had quite the impressive growth in the past few years. Finally, no more travel for me for a little bit (hopefully), which will be nice. Then it picks up again at the end of October.

This week on Forbes:
(1) This Week In Sports Law: NFL’s Ezekiel Elliott Appeal, Boxing’s $22 Million Settlement, NCAA Lawsuit;
(2) Full 12 Franchises Announced For Initial Overwatch League Season

And as always, the weekly wrap-up:




Sports Law

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.