1. Should FIFA, UEFA Challenge UK Broadcasting Rules for Listed Sporting Events?

    In the UK, "listed sporting events" are those that must be made available for the general public to view on terrestrial television free of charge...

    Darren Heitner Written by Darren Heitner about almost 6 years ago 204 reads 1 comments

  2. Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-Up

    New Years Eve is right around the corner. If you will be down in South Beach, have clients down in SoBe, or want to show a potential client a good time, I suggest you send them to the premier party on the beach this year...

    Darren Heitner Written by Darren Heitner about almost 6 years ago 24 reads 0 comments

  3. Jeremy Guthrie Drops Scott Boras, Joins Creative Artists Agency

    What if I told you that the most powerful agent in baseball lost a client to one of, if not the, most powerful agencies in all of sports? Scott Boras, busy working the media and GMs at the 2008 Winter Meetings, now has one less player to worry about...

    Darren Heitner Written by Darren Heitner about almost 6 years ago 572 reads 0 comments

  4. 12/12/08 News and Notes

    12/9/08 Rio Grande Valley Vipers (Clay Moser) (3-3) vs. Colorado Colorado defeated the Vipers 135-121 to improve to 3-0 on the season. The Vipers were led by Smush Parker, who had an excellent performance with 23 points, eight rebounds, and 12 assists...

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  5. 2008 Sports Management Conference Wrap-up

    It’s good to be back after a hiatus from writing for the site. The old saying goes that in law school they scare you to death in the first year, work you to death in the second year, and bore you to death in the third year...

    Darren Heitner Written by Darren Heitner about almost 6 years ago 82 reads 0 comments

  6. Get Inside the League

    Dating back to Mar. 8, 2008, a commentator by the name of Insidetheleague.com has been leaving some very insightful comments on this blog. From his comments, it seemed like nstratton@insidetheleague...

    Darren Heitner Written by Darren Heitner about almost 6 years ago 230 reads 0 comments

  7. 2008: A Year in the China Sports Industry

    If someone, a psychic friend perhaps, sat me down at the end of 2007 and said to me: “Toby by the end of 2008 you will have worked for the Beijing Olympic Committee and will be selling ...

    Darren Heitner Written by Darren Heitner about almost 6 years ago 75 reads 0 comments

  8. Looking Like A Moratorium On The AFL

    Maybe we don’t have to wait until Friday, December 19, after all. All signs point to the 2009 AFL season being cancelled with the hope it is back up and running in 2010...

    Darren Heitner Written by Darren Heitner about almost 6 years ago 130 reads 0 comments

  9. 12/10/08 News & Notes

    12/7/08 Rio Grande Valley Vipers (Clay Moser) (3-2) vs. Idaho The Vipers, and Head Coach Clay Moser, advanced to 3-2 on the season after a 102-97 defeat of the Idaho Stampede. The Vipers were led by William Parker...

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  10. Ex-Steffi Graf, Andre Agassi Agent Perry Rogers Wants $50K in Commissions

    Perry Rogers of Alliance Sports Management Co. represented Andre Agassi during his years of greatness and claims to have concurrently represented his wife, Steffi Graf. Rogers says that he is owed more than $50k in commissions from Graf...

    Darren Heitner Written by Darren Heitner about almost 6 years ago 7,829 reads 5 comments

  11. Professional Agents Should Market Their Clients Better

    Athletes walk a tight rope. Should they play the safe route by keeping their mouth shut at all times, and only worrying about their play on the field to earn dollars? This route can actually play against them...

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  12. Mets Land K-Rod

    The New York Mets and closer Francisco Rodriguez have agreed to terms on a three-year contract worth $37 million plus incentives. The deal is not finalized yet; K-Rod will have to pass a physical set to take place on Wednesday...

    Darren Heitner Written by Darren Heitner about almost 6 years ago 63 reads 0 comments

  13. Dynasty Thunders Ahead In Building Its Baseball Division

    For Immediate Release Dynasty Thunders Ahead In Building Its Baseball Division Normal 0 MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 Gainesville, FL - [December 10, 2008], ...

    Darren Heitner Written by Darren Heitner about almost 6 years ago 176 reads 0 comments

  14. Is the Arena Football League Calling It Quits?

    While I was sitting in on a panel at the Princeton Sports Symposium, Christopher Cabott, a lawyer and adjunct professor, asked whether the group of speakers had heard the latest news: The Arena Football League was folding...

    Darren Heitner Written by Darren Heitner about almost 6 years ago 379 reads 3 comments

  15. PureSport Is Making Waves

    When Mark Eshelman, Director of Business Development for PureSport first emailed me about his company, I was wondering what he wanted from a company who did not represent any swimmers...

    Darren Heitner Written by Darren Heitner about almost 6 years ago 46 reads 0 comments

  16. GMs, Agents, Welcome To Las Vegas

    As of yesterday, baseball executives and MLBPA agents had crawled up into the Ritz and glitz of Las Vegas, but this trip is not to enjoy the blackjack tables, luxurious pool decks, and clubs that stay open all hours of the night...

    Darren Heitner Written by Darren Heitner about almost 6 years ago 159 reads 0 comments

  17. Selecting Your NFLPA Agent

    This past Saturday, the slate of college football games included a few conference championship games and a couple of final regular season games. The season is wrapped up for college football programs, the only matches left to play being the bowl games...

    Darren Heitner Written by Darren Heitner about almost 6 years ago 579 reads 0 comments

  18. Quarterbacks & Lamborghinis

    No vehicle on the road symbolizes fast, sexy and exotic more than the Lamborghini. The Italian roadsters are legendary for their sleek design, powerful motors, pure speed and hefty price tags...

    Darren Heitner Written by Darren Heitner about almost 6 years ago 172 reads 4 comments

  19. 12/08/08 News and Notes

    Dynasty Basketball Two Dynasty basketball clients, Royce Parran and V’Angelo Smith , have signed with CBA teams. Royce signed with the Minot Skyrockets and V’Angelo signed with the Lawton Fort Sill Cavalry...

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  20. Score One for the Little Guy

    The NFL’s Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) expires after the 2010 season, and among other points up for debate–including revenue sharing and a rookie pay scale–the ...

    Darren Heitner Written by Darren Heitner about almost 6 years ago 61 reads 4 comments

  21. Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-Up

    This Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-Up is coming to you from Marlboro, New Jersey. I spent the entire day at the Princeton Sports Symposium in Princeton, meeting new people and finally putting ...

    Darren Heitner Written by Darren Heitner about almost 6 years ago 236 reads 0 comments

  22. Arbitration Decisions Loom

    If you took notice of my recent Crash Course on MLB Free Agency, then you would know that the deadline for clubs to offer their potential free-agents arbitration expired on December 1 (this past Monday)...

    Darren Heitner Written by Darren Heitner about almost 6 years ago 36 reads 0 comments

  23. 12/5/08 College-Ball News & Notes

    12/3/08 UIC (Tracy Dildy) (4-2) vs. Vanderbilt Josh Mayo made eight 3-pointers and scored 30 points as Illinois-Chicago defeated Vanderbilt 74-55 on Wednesday night...

    Darren Heitner Written by Darren Heitner about almost 6 years ago 55 reads 0 comments

  24. French Connection

    Matt Giteau could make history, only it’s out of his control. He is currently considering a deal which would see him become the highest paid player in Rugby Union...

    Darren Heitner Written by Darren Heitner about almost 6 years ago 136 reads 0 comments

  25. Hope Will Rise: India After Mumbai

    As India prepares to pick up the pieces from the horrific attacks in Mumbai last week, the world sends their collective thoughts and prayers to the families of the victims and a hope ...

    Darren Heitner Written by Darren Heitner about almost 6 years ago 221 reads 1 comments