Join us on Radio Row as Sports Philanthropy Network’s Roy Kessel and Kayla Bradham sit down with Leigh Steinberg to discuss his commitment to concussion research and how he has fought this battle for over twenty years.
Sports agent Leigh Steinberg joins Sports Philanthropy Network to talk about his dedication to concussion research and prevention. He talks about the use of CBD by athletes to aid with concussions, as well as the use of hyperbaric oxygen and a new brain process called RTMS that uses magnets and electricity to stimulate a concussed brain.
Leigh wants to be an agent for change and to protect the sport of football through programs that raise people’s awareness about prevention and cures for concussions and other brain injuries that result from the sport.
He has been very successful in his field, representing 64 NFL first-round picks and a record eight No. 1 NFL Draft selections, and he’s known for giving informative, real-world advice.
About Leigh Steinberg
Building on over 46 years of unrivaled success in the sports and entertainment industries, Steinberg Sports and Entertainment is the premier boutique agency for any individual, organization, or entity seeking to add exceptional value to their endeavors.
Leigh Steinberg, premier sports agent, entrepreneur, best-selling author, and Chairman of Leigh Steinberg Sports and Entertainment Holdings, is best known for his work building athletes into stand-alone brands. He is often credited as the real-life inspiration for the Oscar-winning film Jerry Maguire. Leigh has represented many of the most successful athletes and coaches in football, basketball, baseball, hockey, boxing, and golf, including the number one overall pick in the NFL draft for an unprecedented eight times in conjunction with 64 total first round picks. With an unrivaled history of record-setting contracts, Leigh has secured over $4 billion for his 300+ pro athlete clients and directed more than $800 million to various charities around the world.
Over the course of his career, Leigh has been featured on numerous national television programs, including 60 Minutes, Larry King Live, The Today Show, Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous, and many more. He has been profiled in a host of magazines, including Business Week, Sports Illustrated, ESPN the Magazine, People, Forbes, Playboy, GQ, and FHM. Leigh has been rated the #6 Most Powerful Person in the NFL according to “Football Digest” and the #16 Most Powerful Person in Sports according to “Sporting News.” He currently resides in Newport Beach, CA and has three children.
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