How ‘Jerry Maguire’ Legend Leigh Steinberg Rebuilt His Sports Agency After Getting Sober


By Cynthia Littleton

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In 1996, “Jerry Maguire” made Leigh Steinberg the most famous sports agent in the country.

A decade later, Steinberg, now 71, was well on his way to losing everything, including his license to serve as a talent representative. Tom Cruise’s famous catchphrase from the Cameron Crowe film — “Show me the money” — took on a cynical dimension after Steinberg was forced to file for bankruptcy in 2012.

His descent was fueled by alcoholism that left him out of control at a time when other aspects of his personal and…click here to continue reading