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December 12, 1993 | HOWARD ULMAN, ASSOCIATED PRESS
They were tied at one set apiece. Jill Leone went up 5-1 in the deciding set. Then Bob Woolf came back. "He beat me in a tiebreaker 7-5, which is quintessential Bob Woolf," said Leone, his executive vice president. "He never gave up. It was a beautiful afternoon. The weather was cool and he was feeling great. He was really happy. He beat me. He never gave up." Twelve hours after that friendly tennis match in Hollywood, Fla., before the sun rose, she got the phone call.
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December 12, 1993 | HOWARD ULMAN, ASSOCIATED PRESS
They were tied at one set apiece. Jill Leone went up 5-1 in the deciding set. Then Bob Woolf came back. "He beat me in a tiebreaker 7-5, which is quintessential Bob Woolf," said Leone, his executive vice president. "He never gave up. It was a beautiful afternoon. The weather was cool and he was feeling great. He was really happy. He beat me. He never gave up." Twelve hours after that friendly tennis match in Hollywood, Fla., before the sun rose, she got the phone call.
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November 6, 1990 | JIM MURRAY
We all know what sports agents are like, right? Nonstop talkers, clouds of cigar smoke, fur coats, all those gold chains, no socks, tasseled loafers, office in Century City, phones flashing, call waiting, call everybody "sweetheart," a manicure positively once a day, hair trimmed weekly, lots of big talk, I-made-Joe-Montana-type of thing. And then, there's Bob Woolf. Bob comes on like his own secretary--or a guy who's about to borrow money. He seems embarrassed to be taking up your time.
SPORTS
November 6, 1990 | JIM MURRAY
We all know what sports agents are like, right? Nonstop talkers, clouds of cigar smoke, fur coats, all those gold chains, no socks, tasseled loafers, office in Century City, phones flashing, call waiting, call everybody "sweetheart," a manicure positively once a day, hair trimmed weekly, lots of big talk, I-made-Joe-Montana-type of thing. And then, there's Bob Woolf. Bob comes on like his own secretary--or a guy who's about to borrow money. He seems embarrassed to be taking up your time.
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August 22, 1991 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Boston Celtic star Larry Bird will consider joining Magic Johnson and Patrick Ewing on the U.S. Olympic basketball team next year. Attorney Bob Woolf had said Bird would definitely play in Barcelona, then said Bird called to say he had agreed only to consider it.
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October 4, 1988 | SCOTT HOWARD-COOPER
Laker guard Byron Scott, coming off a season in which he set career bests in five categories, signed a 5-year contract worth an estimated $1.2 million annually, it was announced Monday. Scott, 27, averaged 21.7 points and had 3 of the Lakers' top 5 scoring games of the 1987-88 season. He became a free agent after the Lakers won their second straight National Basketball Assn. title, but made it clear to his agent, Bob Woolf , that he didn't want to leave Los Angeles or the Lakers.
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July 30, 1991 | TIM KAWAKAMI
Listening to Robinson Monday, it wasn't a mystery to figure out who has the upper leg in the team's punting battle between incumbent Keith English and Dale Hatcher. "Dale Hatcher, in particular, is punting as well as he has ever punted," Robinson said. . . . Bob Woolf, agent for unsigned No. 1 pick Todd Lyght, said Monday there have been no serious talks recently and none were scheduled.
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July 12, 1991 | From Staff and Wire Reports
The NFL plans to subpoena 10 top agents in connection with a lawsuit in which the league alleges collusion between agents and the players' association. At a six-hour meeting in Dallas, the 28 NFL clubs were told that the subpoenas will be served for a lawsuit being heard in federal district court in Minneapolis. In that suit, the league has charged that the NFLPA and various agents have been in collusion in fixing salaries by sharing salary information.
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