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Jerry Maguire is Bankrupt

Discussion in 'BBS Hangout' started by HI Mana, Jan 12, 2012.

  1. HI Mana

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    Or at least his real life counterpart, super-agent Leigh Steinberg is. Agent for Steve Young, Troy Aikman, Warren Moon and more.

    Amazing that he could fall so far, and Renee Zellweger isn't there to go pick him up at the end of it all...
     
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    :eek:

    Wow. Just wow.....
     
  3. javal_lon

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    Should have got an agent
     
  4. Carl Herrera

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    Did he hire Antoine Walker to be his financial adviser or something?
     
  5. Surfguy

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    "Show me no money!" AHHHHHHHHHHH
     
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    Interesting - I didn't know the character was base on Steinberg...I guess he made a lot, but spent a lot
     
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    Just like those athletes he represents, nice.
     
  8. Zboy

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    You had me at the dollar store.
     
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    You had me at "alcohol", FFB. :p

    Dang it.
     
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    Drew Rosenhaus loves to claim otherwise but Cameron Crowe said as much.
    Keep in mind Steinberg was also Bledsoe's agent.

    Also, filing for bankruptcy doesn't mean he is broke. He did get wiped pretty badly though when his former partner David Dunn left to form his own agency. Dunn took a bunch of Steinberg's players with him. That probably didn't help Steinbergs alcohol issues.
     
  11. CrazyDave

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    Perhaps his problem stems partially from all those players listed no longer being active players.
     
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    The guy is just trying to appeal, by way of pity, to the general public. Now that he is broke, he suddenly is ready to make a mends. I just think that the whole alcoholism pity party he is 'sharing' with the world shouldn't weigh at all in the matter of whether he becomes re-certified. In the end it is just a thinly-veiled 'blame alcohol, not me' and complete with his 'redemption story' to prove that he recognizes his faults.

    Not trying to be harsh, but if you violated rules then you do what is necessary, and what the league requires you to do, to get your status back. You don't appeal through the papers. That is a low move.
     
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    You had me at Whataburger. 99% of CFans.
     
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    Big Ben signed a $100 million contract.



    Mismanaged his own money, I wonder how many athletes he gave financial advice too?

    His client list is amazing and he goes broke really??
     
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    Did his confessional mention that he tried selling that little boy for crack?
     
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    At the cost of engaging this in spite of you missing my blunt point, was Maguire his agent for that deal? Wasn't that for Rep 1 Sports with the Tollner Bros? 102 mil. in 2008?
     
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    Wow, sports agency has to be the easiest job in the world; I'm not sure how you screw up those revenue streams, even by just diversifying into talent or media management, public relations or just event promotions: dude's livelihood should not have been defined by an annual rep certification in one league.

    Were it not for the intrinsically exploitative dynamic of professional sports:(having working-class, under-educated kids spend their professionally formative years basically doing P.E.) these guys would be completely meaningless.
     
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    namaste
     
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