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Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-Up (7/22/11)

So what do you think of our new layout?  Not only are we flashing a new design, but we switched servers, which should mean no more downtime (until we start hitting ESPN type page views).  I have officially had my Twitter name switched from @Darren_Heitner to @DarrenHeitner.  Can’t say that I am shocked that there […]

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Sports Industry Networking and Career Conference

What: 2011 Sports Industry Networking and Career (SINC) Conference When: March 4-5, 2011 Where: The George Washington University in Washington, D.C. (map) Agenda Friday, March 4, 2011 9:00am – 9:30am Keynote: Gary Stevenson 9:30am – 10:20am: ProServ Founders Ray Benton, CEO, Junior Tennis Champions Center Frank Craighill, Chairman and CEO, Atlis Marketing LLC Donald Dell, Group President, […]

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NBA Draft Virgins: Odell McCants & Kim Grillier

Now that the deadline has passed for early entries who were testing the waters to either remain in the draft or go back to school, I like to go through the early entry list and look for agent names that surprise me near the top of the list.  I already wrote a post about my […]

People I Admire

Last Friday, at the Princeton Sports Symposium, I was asked who I thought was my idol.  I responded with revealing my hero and somebody that I look up to in my industry. My hero is my Grandma Lottie, a beautiful Jewish woman who survived the Holocaust.  She persevered through Nazi Germany and every day I […]

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Giving Away Five Free Copies Of Donald Dell’s New Book

On July 13, 2009, I wrote a Book Review on Donald Dell’s Never Make the First Offer.  The book actually hit shelves on September 1, but I was lucky to get an advance copy.  I loved it, and my review reflected my joy with reading every page of the short and succinct book. I enjoyed […]

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Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-Up (9/4/09)

I have to start by quickly thanking Mizuno for a huge shipment of spikes and training shoes, and Swenson Baseball for sending some high quality gloves to a few of Dynasty’s baseball clients.  Our boys are enjoying the equipment and showing it off as they put an end to their successful professional seasons.  Is everybody […]

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Jonathan Blue Answers A Few Questions

Jonathan Blue is Chairman and Managing Director of a little company called, Blue Equity, LLC.  It’s some small private equity firm in Louisville, Kentucky that basically dominates every industry from real estate to financial planning, and more recently, sports & entertainment.  I hope you noted my earlier sarcasm by now.  Blue is a true business […]

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Falk Downs Dell

Darren Rovell got David Falk to talk trash about one time boss, Donald Dell. Rovell hypothesized that Falk was talking about Dell. After speaking to Dell in person last year, I will second that opinion. Here is what Falk recently had to say to Darren: “A guy who has been in the sports business for […]

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Simply the BEST

I have long been following the rapid increase of Blue Equity‘s share of the Sports & Entertainment pie. I have had the unique opportunity of meeting Donald Dell and speaking to chairman Jonathan Blue and COO Mike Principe in the past. That being said, I am very happy for the entire company on the unveiling […]