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Magic Johnson Remembers the Day He Agreed to Write That Really Big Check

A teaser clip for tomorrow’s HBO Real Sports¬†episode reminds just how effortlessly Magic Johnson¬†lights up a room.

Asked by Jon Frankel how much money he put into the Dodgers deal, Johnson said around $50 million. And to the follow-up of whether agreeing to write out the biggest check of his life gave him pause, the Laker great replied: “It wasn’t that moment though. The moment was when I had to go home and tell my wife. [Laughter] I said, ‘Honey… Sit down…’”

This is not the only recent Dodgers “Magic” video moment. At Saturday night’s game against the Cardinals, the part-owner came to the rescue after a bat boy followed protocol and wouldn’t let a young spectator keep a wayward bat. Check out that great montage here.

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Lauren Berger Writes New Book for Young People Entering "Real World"

Lauren Berger Welcome to the Real WorldCareer Expert, Lauren Berger, releases her second book, Welcome to the Real World: Finding Your Place, Perfecting Your Work, and Turning Your Job Into Your Dream Career (Harper Business), on April 22nd. In this book, Berger shares everything she wishes someone told her after graduation. Her book is the essential guide to anyone starting their first, second, or third job. She encourages readers to be fearless, step outside of their comfort zones, and go after what they want.