1. Book Review: An Athlete’s Guide to Agents (Fourth Edition)

    In the past, I have recommended Kenneth Shropshire’s and Timonthy Davis’ The Business of Sports Agents as a must read for any aspiring or current sports agent.  In fact, I have referred to the book as The Sports Agent Bible in prior discussions...

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  2. Gundy Does His Part

    The Myrtle Beach Pelicans evened up the Mills Cup Finals 1-1 after defeating the Potomac Nationals last night by a score of 6-4...

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  3. Boras, A Good Guy???

    Last October, agent Scott Boras and slugger Alex Rodriguez made news when Boras announced that Rodriguez would be opting out of his contract...

    Darren Heitner Written by Darren Heitner about 6 years ago 113 reads 0 comments

  4. Monta Ellis May Be on His Own Island

    Monta Ellis is starting to make the news again today following his surgery last Wednesday on his left ankle. The procedure will leave Golden State’s starting point guard on the bench for at least three months...

    Darren Heitner Written by Darren Heitner about 6 years ago 1,166 reads 3 comments

  5. Potomac Wants To Win The ‘Ship

    And Dan Leatherman promises to help make that dream a reality.  This time, the Potomac Nationals High A team had a barrage of hits and scored a boatload of runs, while shutting down their opponent, the Myrtle Beach Pelicans...

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  6. NFL Rule Changes

    Before the beginning of each season NFL officials meet to discuss the enforcement of specific NFL rules and rule changes. This year they have decided to change two rules...

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  7. Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-Up

    Two weeks of 2L year down, and I can honestly say that it is not too bad. The main beef I had with my first year of law school was that I could not pick the times that my classes would meet...

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  8. Agent Spotlight: Ben Dogra

    While a law student in 1993 at St. Louis University, Ben Dogra, now 43, interned for free with Jim Steiner of SFX Football (then SMG). Dogra would later call Steiner his mentor, but in time, some began to wonder who was teaching what to whom...

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  9. Which Law School Breeds Success as a Sports Agent?

    Should I go to law school?  What law school should I go to?  Should I go to a law school that has a sports law specialty?  What should I major in at my undergraduate institution?  Do my minors ...

    Darren Heitner Written by Darren Heitner about 6 years ago 9,478 reads 0 comments

  10. Duck Hunting Season: Fenuki Tupou Incident Highlights Need for Common Sense

    Not knowing whether the brochure you hand out to a player is too specific and thus considered to be personally tailored towards an athlete is one thing...

    Darren Heitner Written by Darren Heitner about 6 years ago 488 reads 2 comments

  11. Dan Leatherman Is HUGE In Potomac’s First Playoff Game

    C’mon…the guy just gets called up to High A Potomac for the first time this season and you expect him to already be a major contributor to your team’s success?  I cannot stop smiling after reading the story from today’s Potom

    Darren Heitner Written by Darren Heitner about 6 years ago 70 reads 0 comments

  12. Ricky Williams: What Could Have Been

    Ricky Williams has had anything but a smooth career, but certainly an impressive one. While his first three seasons with the Saints were nothing to write home about, he soon came into his own...

    Darren Heitner Written by Darren Heitner about 6 years ago 241 reads 0 comments

  13. How Did Beijing Pollution Affect Olympic Athletes?

    One of the many concerns for athletes and others around the world prior to the Olympic Games was the health standards and pollution in China...

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  14. Agent #721

    My home state of Florida is one of the most stringent, if not the most active state, to regulate the sports agent profession.  I applied for my Florida license shortly after forming Dynasty Athlete Representation as an LLC on April 7, 2007...

    Darren Heitner Written by Darren Heitner about 6 years ago 61 reads 0 comments

  15. More On Dan Leatherman Moving to Potomac

    Anthony Oppermann, writing for the Potomac Nationals, had this to say about Dan Leatherman’s call up from Low-A Hagerstown to High-A Potomac: The Potomac Nationals today announced ...

    Darren Heitner Written by Darren Heitner about 6 years ago 203 reads 0 comments

  16. Ehadadi Gettin’ Grizzly

    Less than two weeks ago I reported about a 7′2 Iranian who had made a big-time impression in Beijing during the Olympics. Hamed Ehadadi led the Olympics in blocks and rebounds per game and proved to scouts that he has the talent to play at a high level...

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  17. Restructuring Contracts For Less Guaranteed Money

    Last week, a guy who used to be a key part of the Green Bay Packers offense took a pay cut with his current team, the Houston Texans...

    Darren Heitner Written by Darren Heitner about 6 years ago 106 reads 0 comments

  18. 9/02/08 News & Notes

    Gerard Haran Washington Wild Things finish 2-1 in a three game series this weekend. Friday’s game was won 10-6; Haran had four at bats and one run. Saturday, Haran had two hits, but it wasn’t enough as the Wild things fell 5-6...

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  19. The Life Of A Soccer Agent During The Transfer Window

    In my last article, I discussed the preparations that I undertook to ensure that my actions during the Transfer Window were as effective as possible...

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  20. Calvin Andrews and BDA Sports Running Into Trouble

    Life was good for Calvin Andrews and BDA Sports. They had locked up O.J. Mayo and were ready for another successful NBA draft. Then came the news that O.J. Mayo had received money from Rodney Guillory, a runner for Andrews and BDA...

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  21. Robert Lara Is an All-Star

    Congratulations to Dynasty client Robert Lara for being named to the Arizona Rookie League All-Star Team. Robert has definitely made Padres executives very happy about selecting him in the 19th round...

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  22. Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-Up

    My first official week as a 2L is over. Besides running around Wednesday night like a chicken with its head cut off, the week was a success. I was going crazy Wed...

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  23. 8/29/08 News & Notes

    PBA News Team USA won its second consecutive five-player team gold medal at the 2008 World Tenpin Bowling Association Men’s World Championships in a dramatic tiebreaker Wednesday...

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  24. CAA Is Dominant

    Earlier this week, Liz Mullen and David Broughton wrote in Street & Smith’s SportsBusiness Journal the following statement: CAA Sports, in two short years of existence, has become the dominant sports agency in the United States...

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  25. The Pirates Got Boras’ed

    While I was frantically trying to find a class to substitute the terrible Child Support Enforcement Law that I dropped yesterday, I received an IM from Brian Foley of TheCollegeBaseballBlog...

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