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Leigh Steinberg quotes (35)

As for football in L.A., it's going to take a loooong time before another team comes here.
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Be open to the amazing changes which are occurring in the field that interest you.
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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.
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But the truth is, growing up in California, we knew nothing about hockey.
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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.
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Challenge yourself, its fine not to be a totally finished person.
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Forty years ago the chances of journalists reporting - or the authorities even prosecuting - a pro athlete were practically nil.
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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.
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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.
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I just knew that economics had never been my big motivation.
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I ran track, and basically played every sport.
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I try to live in the moment, every moment.
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I'd like to add that negotiating is not something to be avoided or feared - it's an everyday part of life.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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My grandfather was running Hillcrest Country Club, and that's where a whole group of Hollywood comedians hung out.
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Never underestimate the capacity of another human being to have exactly the same shortcomings you have.
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Now some alien force seems to have come and captured the Dodgers. I don't know what happened to my Dodgers.
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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.
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School gives you the freedom to explore different philosophies, religions, aspects of yourself, and subjects.
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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.
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The Super Bowl is like a movie, and the quarterback is the leading man.
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The whole concept of negotiating is intimidating to many people.
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Then I went to UCLA - so of course I became a huge Bruin basketball fan... and later came to football.
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Then the Angels came in 1961, and I fell in love with them.
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Very narrow areas of expertise can be very productive. Develop your own profile. Develop your own niche.
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We can always find creative ways to do things.
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We live in a niche world.
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We're all negotiators.
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Well, my favorite sport as a kid was clearly baseball.
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Well, when you've had Tom Cruise play you, anything else is a comedown.
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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.
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Work needs to be a reflection of your social values. You are how you work!
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You know, we don't look much alike, but Denzel Washington would make a great sports agent.
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