Monthly Archives: June 2011

News & Notes 6.22.11

Cuban Considering Buying Dodgers: reports that Dallas Mavericks owner, Mark Cuban, is interested in buying the L.A. Dodgers if the deal was right, and the situation was fixable. Cuban also said the situation was a mess and likely to … Continue reading

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News & Notes 6.20.11

Rams Linebacker Gets $5.4 Million in Tainted Supplement Case: St. Louis Rams linebacker David Vobora was awarded $5.4 million from Anti-Steroid Program LLC, a nutritional supplement company, by a federal judge in the Eastern District of Missouri after he sued … Continue reading

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Inside an NFL Player Representation Agreement

Ever wonder what an NFL Agent’s contract looks like?  Wonder no more.  Check out a standard representation agreement between player and agent right here ( pdf | jpg ). The most surprising fact from surveying the agreement is that agents … Continue reading

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News & Notes 6.17.11

One-day Trial Will Determine Who Owns Dodgers: Jamie and Frank McCourt Announced Friday that they have agreed to a one-day trial to to decide if the title of the Los Angeles Dodgers belongs to Frank, or is community property in … Continue reading

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An Agent’s Take on Lockouts, the NCAA, and Paying Athletes

The Legal Blitz caught up with one of the fastest rising stars in the sports agent field, Darren Heitner. Heitner, a 2007 valedictorian at the University of Florida, earned his J.D. at Florida’s Levin College of Law in 2010 and is now an associate at Koch Parafinczuk & Wolf. He is the founder of Dynasty Athlete Representation and Heitner’s popular blog attracts more than 125,000 page views per month and has propelled him into the media spotlight as one of the top voices for the sports agent industry. Heitner travels extensively speaking at various sports law symposiums and conferences. He has also contributed academic scholarship to many journals including most recently the Harvard Journal of Sports and Entertainment Law and the Virginia Sports & Entertainment Law Journal. Continue reading

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