Tennis in the World

Tennis in the World

The Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) was formed in September 1972 by Donald Dell, Bob Briner, Jack Kramer, and Cliff Drysdale to protect the interests of male professional tennis players. Drysdale became the first President. Since 1990, the association has organized the worldwide tennis tour for men and linked the title of the tour with […]

Protecting Golf: The Game, the Golfers and the Sponsors

Protecting Golf: The Game, the Golfers and the Sponsors

Since 1916 the Professional Golfers’ Association of America (PGA) has been the vanguard for the game.  They offer training, tournaments and prizes.  They also offer a level of collegiality that is unique in the sports world. Because golf is not a team sports; but rather a test of one’s own discipline, spirit and dedication it […]

Baseball Breathing Room

Baseball Breathing Room

With the baseball season winding down, now is the time to focus on those back-office activities that can help protect the athletes, coaches, venues and sponsors.  Team management can now find out about the new opportunities for immunity protection under the Cyber Information Security Act of 2015 (CISA).  To be eligible an entity must be […]

Public Events and Situational Awareness

If you see something, say something.

Public Events and Situational Awareness

Ever since the Boston Marathon bombing on April 15th, 2013 the sports-going public has become more aware of the risks of participating in public sporting events.  The thought of random acts of terrorism is planted in the collective consciousness and it affects all of us. The prospect of a terrorist act at a major sporting […]

Laremy Tunsil Story

Laremy Tunsil Story

One of the best examples of how personal brands can go awry is the Laremy Tunsil story.  His projected salary was $20.4 million going into the 2016 NFL Draft with a estimated signing bonus of $13.1 million. But his Twitter account was hacked 30 minutes before the draft and a photo of a person (alleged […]