Hall of Fame quarterback Warren Moon was among the clients uber sports agent Leigh Steinberg negotiated a reported $2-billion worth of contracts for. June Jones' Steinberg-negotiated deal with SMU is worth a reported $2.5-million per season plus incentives. Jones provided Steinberg with a $90,000 loan, according to U.S. Bankruptcy Court documents. Sound The gallery will resume inseconds USC defensive lineman Darrell Russell was the No. 2 pick in the 1997 NFL Draft. Steinberg negotiated a seven-year, $22.05-million contract with the Raiders. Russell, plagued by drug and off-the-field problems, never lived up to his potential. He was killed in a car accident in December 2005. Steinberg helped coax former Texas Heisman Trophy winner Ricky Williams out of retirement in 2004 and revive a career derailed by three drug suspensions and a series of off-the-field issues. Steinberg negotiated for Ben Roethlisberger, the No. 11 pick in the 2004 NFL Draft, a six-year … [Read more...] about Leigh Steinberg’s hall of fame client list
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Drew Brees and the city of New Orleans have shared a comeback for the ages.Now the Saints quarterback brings the city that he helped resurrect from the destruction of Hurricane Katrina one of sports top awards - Sports Illustrated Sportsman of the Year.Brees was announced the recipient of the award Tuesday morning, ten months after he led the Saints to the first Super Bowl in the franchise's 47-year history.He joins a decorated list of 57 honorees that range from athletes like Muhammad Ali to coaches such as John Wooden.The road to glory for Brees, the Saints and the city was never an easy one.In 2006, with his career dwindling after a shoulder injury, Brees joined the Saints and moved to a city riddled with chaos after one of the worst hurricanes in U.S. history had torn it apart only a year before.Tim Layden documents Brees' story in this week's issue of Sports Illustrated, discussing the improbable Super Bowl XLIV victory over the Colts in February as well as what Brees has done, … [Read more...] about New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees named Sports Illustrated’s ‘Sportsman of the Year’
The New York Jets are approaching the 47th anniversary of their tectonic Super Bowl III victory, still the lone championship in the franchise's 55-year history.A theory persists among some Jets fans that Hall of Fame quarterback Joe Namath, who famously guaranteed that victory over the heavily favored Baltimore Colts, made a deal with the devil that allowed the underdog Jets, then of the AFL, to strike a blow for equality over the established NFL. However those same fans often wonder if this supposed Faustian bargain will live as long as Namath, now 72, does.Discount the hypothesis if you choose, even after Tuesday's news that Jets quarterback Geno Smith is out approximately two months with a broken jaw after being sucker-punched in the locker room by now former teammate IK Enemkpali ... and certainly there will be some among the Jets "faithful" who consider the injury of the heretofore disappointing Smith a blessing for a defensively stacked team that may potentially fare better under … [Read more...] about Geno Smith’s broken jaw just the latest episode on long list of Jets lowlights
It’s a Hall of a list.Fifty Jerseyans have been put forward as nominees for the 2016 class of the New Jersey Hall of Fame and now it’s time for the public to vote for those to be inducted. Visit njhalloffame.org/2016-nominees/ to cast your vote.The nominees, with biographical info provided by the Hall, are: ARTS & LETTERSPeter Benchley, author of "Jaws"; Anthony Bourdain, chef, author and TV personality; Carol Higgins Clark, author of Regan Reilly series; Stephen Crane, author of "Red Badge of Courage"; Connie Chung, journalist, news anchor and reporter on NBC, CBS, ABC, CNN and MSNBC; Joyce Kilmer, American journalist and poet, author of "Trees"; Fran Lebowitz, author and public speaker, known as the modern-day Dorothy Parker; John Nash, mathematician and fundamental contributor to game theory, differential geometry and the study of partial differential equations; Charles Osgood, host of CBS News “Sunday Morning” since 1994; and George Segal, … [Read more...] about Who deserves to be in the New Jersey Hall of Fame?