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Tips for The Pros
Steve Rushin
July 17, 2000
Here are some story ideas for a new magazine that caters to the lifestyles of the rich and jockish
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July 17, 2000

Tips For The Pros

Here are some story ideas for a new magazine that caters to the lifestyles of the rich and jockish

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At last professional athletes have their own lifestyle magazine. It's called Pro—Self, Money and True-Crime were already taken—and circulates exclusively to 25,000 current and newly retired American sportsmen. The free quarterly's first issue, reports The New York Times (lest you think we're pulling your groin), "features helpful articles on everything from investment planning (three athletes 'show their monetary moves') to buying a luxury watch ('it's all in the wrist')." In short, Pro is service journalism for the modern jock, and we eagerly await its next Table of Contents:

12
Travels in Lapland
Pro's annual ranking of 200 North American lap-dance establishments

17
Tip Chart
How to calculate 6% of any restaurant check

19
The Best Offense
A good defense attorney will keep you out of the big house. But will he drive you to the poorhouse?

26
I M GR8
Make your own vanity plates in prison

34
Personal Finance
The new $20 bill burns so beautifully, you'll never again torch your stogies with a 10-spot

39
You Call This Radicchio?!
Demanding more from your personal chef

43
Third Person
An athlete's story, in his own words

48
Hunting and Fishing
Or vice versa? Which way will you spend the off-season?

54
Slugger, Chief, Big Guy...
Twenty things to call your son when you can't recall his name

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