- Len Elmore, College Basketball analyst
In 1992, I founded Precept Sports & Entertainment, Inc. Setting up a sports agency was easy. The hard part was keeping it going ethically while others were content to backbite and conspire to win.
My getting out of the business is a long story, but simple. Competition became more intense and started to engage in things I didn't feel were ethical. I wasn't going to stoop to conquer, so I left the business. But let's start at the beginning.
I was drawn into the business for two main reasons. One, I'd heard a lot of horror stories about players who had been defrauded out of their money. In those stories, I never heard of a player's representative intervening and stopping him from being taken advantage of or accepting responsibility for hooking him up with the guilty financial advisor.
Former agent Len Elmore discusses why he got into the business and why he left it.