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Leigh Steinberg's demons

Once one of football's most powerful agents, he's battling alcoholism and bankruptcy

Originally Published: February 3, 2012
By Lester Munson | ESPN.com

For 25 years at Super Bowl sites across the country, one of the feature attractions during the week leading up the game was Leigh Steinberg's mammoth "Charity Bash," a glittering extravaganza that gathered NFL team owners, general managers, athletes, celebrities, politicians, business leaders and even a few sportswriters.

With as many as 5,000 in attendance, it was the perfect metaphor for Steinberg and his success as one of the leading sports agents in the industry, combining his connections ...

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