Sports Agent Leigh Steinberg

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Legendary sports agent Leigh Steinberg talks about representing clients such as Troy Aikman, Bruce Smith, and Ben Roethlisberger, and, over one particular seven-year stretch, the top NFL Draft pick six times. Director Cameron Crowe credits Steinberg as a primary inspiration for the character Jerry Maguire, and hired him as a consultant on the film.  In The Agent, he takes readers behind the scenes of professional sports, and  shares stories, including how he negotiated a $26.5 million package for Steve Young and how he passed on the chance to represent Peyton Manning.