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McCormack responsible for IMG's impact

Updated: May 16, 2003, 1:15 PM ET
Associated Press

CLEVELAND -- Mark McCormack, the sports marketing pioneer whose company IMG represents Tiger Woods, Derek Jeter and numerous other stars, died Friday at age 72.

McCormack died in a New York hospital four months after a heart attack left him in a coma, the Cleveland-based company said.

"Mark was great to my father and I, and we had numerous dinners together,'' Woods said after completing a 71 in the second round of the Deutsche Bank-SAP Open. "It was kind of a British Open tradition ...

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