Darren Heitner on Muck Rack

Darren Heitner

Miami, Florida
Contributor — Forbes, Inc.
As seen in: Forbes, Inc., Fox News, STACK
Covers:  business of sports, sports media, sports law, sports betting, sports

Own law firm @HEITNERLEGAL, wrote How to Play the Game: What Every Sports Attorney Needs to Know, created @SportsAgentBlog, write at Forbes & Inc. Double Gator.

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@DarrenHeitner — 49,561 followers, 42,380 tweets

Nov 20, 2017

@JessicaAtwel Everyone has become very quiet, which often is precursor to news. We shall see.

Nov 20, 2017

I’m told that former CEO Nigel Eccles will leave FanDuel without selling into any of the rounds of funding. He was supposed to be bought out as part of DraftKings merger, which was blocked by the FTC.

Nov 20, 2017

@JessicaAtwel It was supposed to be a done deal. Still may be, but no knowledge of if/when Chip is speaking with UCLA/others.

Nov 20, 2017

I’m told that departed FanDuel CEO Nigel Eccles’ next project will be in esports

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Interview

What was your first job as a journalist?

I started Sports Agent Blog (www.sportsagentblog.com) from scratch on December 31, 2005.

What's your favorite social network?

Twitter, because it allows me to specifically follow those I trust for up-to-date sports business and law related matters.

What story are you most proud of writing or working on?

I am proud of the writing I have done with regards to the concussion litigation involving the NFL and its official helmet manufacturer.