IMG, Octagon tied to Stanford Financial scandal

Did IMG and Octagon have a quid pro quo relationship with Stanford Financial Group, the latest house of financiers-cum-crooks (sadly, the line has become a bit blurred of late) that is under investigation by the FBI and that was charged this week by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in

Score One For The Little Guy

The NFL's Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) expires after the 2010 season, and among other points up for debate--including revenue sharing and a rookie pay scale--the NFLPA may want to push for a new anti-doping policy whose disciplinary measures don't effectively make League Commissioner Roger Goodell judge, jury and executioner all

Agent Spotlight: Ron Salcer

"A man's got to do what a man's got to do," John Wayne's character mused in the 1939 film, "Stagecoach". In Ron Salcer's case, that means taking on zealous fans, the local media, even crooked executives, all in order to defend his principles. Salcer, who runs Icy Luck, Inc. out of

“Golf’s credit crunch” causing agents to lose cash, sleep

Rapidly vanishing lines of credit are not only taking their toll on inflated asset prices and the global financial markets in general, but also in the willingness of companies to not only underwrite sporting events, but also to market their brands through athletes. During financial stress, marketing budgets are

Agent Spotlight: Hugh Dodson

The landscape of sports and entertainment management can change quickly, but it's precisely this fluidity and competitive environment of consolidation and adventure that ensures its longevity, while also identifying the leaders and visionaries of tomorrow. Take Hugh Dodson, for instance. Dodson had been chief operating officer and chief financial officer

The Primary Cut – British Open Style

While Augusta is my favorite major to watch, and while I consider the U.S. Open to be the toughest major to actually win, there is something about The British Open that makes it the most special of the four. Maybe it's because it is golf's oldest championship. Maybe