Friday Wrap-Up

Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (12/15/2017)

It’s been a tough week for Miami sports fans, full of mixed emotions. Everyone is on a high after the Dolphins beat the New England Patriots on Monday night. However, the lows with the Marlins continue as the fire sale resumes with Stanton and other stars leaving for other franchises. Many are upset with Derek Jeter’s activity as new CEO and co-owner of the club as well as Major League Baseball for approving this new ownership over others. We will see how it all shakes out and whether anyone shows up to Marlins home games in 2018. Me? All I care about is showing up in Boca next Saturday for my wedding. Can’t believe the big day is already here.

This week on Forbes:
(1) Ndamukong Suh’s Retirement Plan: Real Estate, Tech And Restaurants;
(2) This Week In Sports Law: Russia Out Of Winter Olympics, Oklahoma RB Issue, Sports Betting Case;
(3) Why Greg Schiano May End Up Receiving Millions From Tennessee;
(4) Lil Wayne’s Sports Agency Acquires Competing Football Group

This week on Inc.:
(1) How to Mirror the Transactions of the Cryptocurrency Elite;
(2) What Harvard Is Doing to Help Educate NBA Players for Life After Basketball;
(3) How a Startup Seeks to Tap into Wisdom of the Crowd for Smart Investments;
(4) Mobile Esports Leader Raises $25 Million Series C Round and Aspires to Go Public

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.