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.
eBay will now authenticate trading cards worth $750 or more
Online marketplace eBay is once again expanding its authentication service, this time to include support for authenticating valuable trading cards
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.
Fox 13 Tampa Bay
Certified Collectibles Group certifies authenticity, grade of collectibles
Charley Belcher visits Certified Collectibles Group in Lakewood Ranch.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.