CSG Press Coverage & Media Appearances

CSG loves being part of the sports card collecting community and sharing our knowledge and expertise with collectors, alongside providing best-in-class services. Scroll below to see some of our latest press coverage and media appearances.


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Sarasota Herald Tribune

Collectible sales exploded during the pandemic. Lakewood Ranch’s CCG was ready

Collecting cards is back in a big way. How can you tell? Some cards are selling for millions of dollars, and people are fighting over them in stores.

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Fox 13 Tampa Bay

Certified Collectibles Group certifies authenticity, grade of collectibles

Charley Belcher visits Certified Collectibles Group in Lakewood Ranch.

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Tampa Bay Times

As sports card market goes wild, Tampa Bay card grading company cashes in

One of the first sports cards to come through the mailroom of Certified Collectibles Group was a 2003-04 Topps Chrome Refractor LeBron James rookie.

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ABC Action News

Collectibles industry is booming and Lakewood Ranch company is hiring 100 people to help

While many businesses have suffered during the COVID-19 pandemic, the value of collectibles has soared so much that Certified Collectibles Group in Lakewood Ranch is looking to hire 100 people.

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Bradenton Herald

Many people have collections of stuff. That’s good news for Lakewood Ranch business

While most of the world economy was shutting down during the coronavirus pandemic, comic book, sports card, coin, stamp and other collectors were driving a boom.

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Hobby searches for answers as PSA grading services halts card submissions

The memorabilia business is in the middle of a gold rush right now, with an official grade from the industry's preeminent grader, PSA Authentication and Grading Services, acting as the cost of admission in the big leagues of card collecting.

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2018 Topps Juan Soto Rookie Card graded by CSG

Sports Collectors Daily

CSG Now Open for Grading Submissions

CCG, a well respected grader of coins, paper money, comic books, magazines and concert posters, is launching the new service under the Certified Sports Guaranty (CSG) brand. The Sarasota, FL-based company says it will utilize artificial intelligence as part of its efforts to gain a share of the fast growing market for graded cards.

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CSG Grader Andy Broome

Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Certified Collectibles Group expanding into sports cards

Certified Collectibles Group, of Sarasota, has hired Andy Broome and Westin Reeves, two world-class sports card experts, to lead the Certified Sports Guaranty grading team.

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Beckles & Recher

Andy Broome Suggests it Pays to Do Your Research as a Sports Card Collector

Beckles and Recher speak with sports card grader Andy Broome, who brings us into the world of sports cards. Andy discusses the CSG (Certified Sports Guaranty) Academy seminar, taking place at the end of June in Sarasota, and the potential to be offered a job! Andy explains why the industry has changed for the better in the past few months.

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Luka Nation Network

Episode 272: Grading with Certified Sports Guaranty

Certified Sports Guaranty joins Luka Nation today to discuss how they are different from other grading card companies.

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