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Leigh Steinberg: The Real-Life Jerry Maguire

August 30, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

Earlier this summer I had the chance to interview sports agent Leigh Steinberg. While he may be best known for representing NFL players such as Warren Moon, Thurman Thomas, Steve Young and Troy Aikman, he has also worked in other sports, including baseball. Born and raised in California, Steinberg attended Cal-Berkeley, where he met his […]

Jackie Jensen: The Golden Boy

March 13, 2010 by · 3 Comments 

There wasn’t much Jackie Jensen COULDN’T do. He hit the longest home run in the history of Cal-Berkeley baseball–over 525 feet. In his first college football game, he ran back a punt 56 yards for a touchdown while breaking numerous tackles. He could shoot a basketball superbly, out-jump his college’s high jumpers, and even beat […]