Leigh Steinberg Quotes

/Leigh Steinberg Quotes

Leigh Steinberg Quotes

  • As for football in L.A., it’s going to take a loooong time before another team comes here.

  • Be open to the amazing changes which are occurring in the field that interest you.

  • But the equipment to protect the players hasn’t developed along with that, so now you have more players out with worse injuries, for longer periods of time.

  • But the truth is, growing up in California, we knew nothing about hockey.

  • Cameron was able to get an inside look at professional football from the standpoint of athletes and agents and general managers that few people have ever seen.

  • Challenge yourself, its fine not to be a totally finished person.

  • Forty years ago the chances of journalists reporting – or the authorities even prosecuting – a pro athlete were practically nil.

  • Hey, our Founding Fathers wore long hair and powdered wigs – I don’t see anybody trying to look like them today, either… But we do look to them as role models.

  • I have to say that it was a very strange experience when, later in life, I represented Byron Scott and was negotiating with West – whose picture I used to have over my bed! That took some getting used to.

  • I just knew that economics had never been my big motivation.

  • I ran track, and basically played every sport.

  • I try to live in the moment, every moment.

  • I’d like to add that negotiating is not something to be avoided or feared – it’s an everyday part of life.

  • In reality, we can prove that the incidents of drug, alcohol abuse and violence have dropped dramatically among professional athletes – but the problem is it would be impossible to convince than fans, because of what they read on the AP wire.

  • It is soooooo necessary to get the basic skills, because by the time you graduate, undergraduate or graduate, that field would have totally changed from your first day of school.

  • It’s learning how to negotiate to keep both sides happy – whether it’s for a multi-million dollar contract or just which show to watch on TV, that determines the quality and enjoyment of our lives.

  • My grandfather was running Hillcrest Country Club, and that’s where a whole group of Hollywood comedians hung out.

  • Never underestimate the capacity of another human being to have exactly the same shortcomings you have.

  • Now some alien force seems to have come and captured the Dodgers. I don’t know what happened to my Dodgers.

  • Now we’re getting a whole generation of kids who have never had a football team in L.A., so they don’t miss it and don’t ask for it. It becomes self-perpetuating. They don’t know what they’re missing.

  • School gives you the freedom to explore different philosophies, religions, aspects of yourself, and subjects.

  • The NFL today has bigger, stronger, bodies than ever, moving faster than ever, hitting a stationary object harder than ever before – so the physics of the hit have changed.

  • The Super Bowl is like a movie, and the quarterback is the leading man.

  • The whole concept of negotiating is intimidating to many people.

  • Then I went to UCLA – so of course I became a huge Bruin basketball fan… and later came to football.

  • Then the Angels came in 1961, and I fell in love with them.

  • Very narrow areas of expertise can be very productive. Develop your own profile. Develop your own niche.

  • We can always find creative ways to do things.

  • We live in a niche world.

  • We’re all negotiators.

  • Well, my favorite sport as a kid was clearly baseball.

  • Well, when you’ve had Tom Cruise play you, anything else is a comedown.

  • When it came to football there was a certain age where I realized that my future in football was being a grease spot on the side of some bigger player.

  • Work needs to be a reflection of your social values. You are how you work!

  • You know, we don’t look much alike, but Denzel Washington would make a great sports agent.
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