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Leigh Steinberg

How to Be a Great Sports Agent: Part One

Leigh Steinberg | Posted 10.02.2014 | Sports
Leigh Steinberg

There is a vast interest in the field of sports agentry at every level of school, as well as with people in other occupations. So far, there has been virtually nothing credible available in terms of specific training and direction.

Fundraisers: Sinking One Politician at a Time

Julianne Shinto | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Julianne Shinto

One surprisingly hot topic at fundraisers lately is campaign finance reform. Surprising to me because I can't imagine trying to make a sale and telling my customers that buying is itself a dangerous trend.

Draft Day

Leigh Steinberg | Posted 06.21.2013 | Sports
Leigh Steinberg

The most anxiety-fueled, suspenseful, nerve-wracking, emotional and ultimately explosively joyful day of the year is coming this week for anyone who represents prospects in this year's NFL Draft.

The Road to the NFL

Leigh Steinberg | Posted 06.03.2013 | Sports
Leigh Steinberg

Players now engage in elaborate training in the period between their last game and the scouting combine in February and the agent takes on the financial and advisory role during the process.

How to Be a Great Sports Agent

Leigh Steinberg | Posted 05.17.2013 | Sports
Leigh Steinberg

Traditional agentry has too often been lampoonish, cartoonish, greedy, and destructive to clients and sports itself. Some of the basic concepts which are slavishly adhered to are just wrong.

Planes, Trains, Automobiles and the Return of the NFL

Leigh Steinberg | Posted 09.22.2012 | Sports
Leigh Steinberg

Starting over is an adventure but in some ways it is easier and more invigorating than trying to hold together a dynasty.

Draft Day Is Agony Then Ecstasy

Leigh Steinberg | Posted 06.24.2012 | Sports
Leigh Steinberg

On Thursday night, the NFL and a massive television audience will be focused on the NFL Draft. What was a private experience 30 years ago has become a four day sponsored and promoted Ramadan of the annual player selection. It has always been my favorite day of the year.

Sports Can Bring Change

Leigh Steinberg | Posted 06.23.2012 | Sports
Leigh Steinberg

Sports can be a rich source of content supply to stimulate attitudinal change in the public.

'Jerry Maguire' Agent Opens Up About Drinking

AP | By BERNIE WILSON | Posted 01.14.2012 | Sports

SAN DIEGO -- Leigh Steinberg calls them "checkout days," when he would drink vodka from morning until night, often straight from the bottle. Divorced...

Legal Woes For The Real 'Jerry Maguire'

AP | AMY TAXIN | Posted 02.21.2012 | Los Angeles

SANTA ANA, Calif. — "Show me the money" indeed: A bench warrant has been authorized for the sports agent who was the inspiration for the movie "...