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The NHL has canceled all games through November 1, 2012, pushing the total of games wiped out so far to 135. A few weeks ago the league canceled all games from October 11-24. Labor negotiations remain contentious.
It is still possible that the NHL could have a full 82-game regular season if a deal is reached by Thursday, October 25, 2012. However, no further labor meetings are currently scheduled, so chances of a last minute deal are slim. If a last minute deal is reached, the NHL claims it would hold a one-week training camp before a full 82-game schedule could begin on November 2.
Major league baseball fans that purchased tickets for Baltimore Orioles playoff games that were never played have openly complained about the lack of refunds for service charges from Ticketmaster.
According to BaltimoreSportsReport.com, several Orioles postseason games were moved or cancelled – the Wild Card game was played in Texas, game 163 was never played, and the Orioles hosted only two of the three divisional playoff games, and now fans are angry over the $6-per-order service charge that they will not be getting back for games that never occurred.
PrimeSport, a leader in providing access to some of the biggest events in sports, offering tickets, corporate and fan travel packages, and hospitality events, recently announced a partnership with the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC). As a result, PrimeSport will create and manage the Official ACC Ticket Exchange and Official ACC VIP Pregame Hospitality offers for the Dr Pepper ACC Football Championship Game and ACC Men's Basketball Tournament.
The 2012 MLB World Series winner will be known by November 1 at the latest, but until then four teams remain in the hunt. Championship games for both leagues are currently underway to decide the participants for this year's World Series. The
Detroit Tigers are taking on the New York Yankees in the American League, while the St. Louis Cardinals face off against the San Francisco Giants in the National League Championship Series.
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PrimeSport: Official Hospitality and Travel Provider of the Russell Athletic Bowl and Capital One Bowl
Atlanta, Ga., October 11, 2012 – PrimeSport, the leader in providing direct access to the biggest sporting events on the planet, announced today a new partnership with Florida Citrus Sports as the official hospitality and travel provider for the Russell Athletic Bowl and Capital One Bowl.
The NBA season bounces back into action on October 30 with a marquee matchup as the Boston Celtics travel to Miami to take on the defending champion Heat. This will be part of three games scheduled to kick off the season with the others being the Washington Wizards versus the Cleveland Cavaliers, and the Dallas Mavericks taking on the Lakers in Los Angeles.
Adding to the drama of the Miami-Boston game is the fact that it will be Ray Allen's first time playing against his former team. Allen, who won a championship in 2008 with Boston, left the Celtics after five seasons to join the Heat during the off-season.
Football fans that are relatively close to New York City have the chance to catch tonight's NFL game at a cost cheaper than the average pair of jeans.
USA Today reported this afternoon that according to StubHub, more than 800 seats to tonight's New York Jets game against the Houston Texans are cheaper than the least expensive parking pass for the MetLife Stadium. The parking pass will cost you $37, while the average price for tickets on StubHub is approximately $36. Last week before the Jets were trounced by the San Francisco 49ers, the average ticket cost was about three times as much.
The news for NHL fans keeps getting worse as the league canceled the first two weeks of the regular season in an announcement Thursday, October 4. It has not been decided if the 82 postponed games will be rescheduled if an agreement is made in the near future.
Owners and the NHL Players Association have been unable to reach an agreement on how to split $3 billion in hockey-related revenues. Opening night was scheduled to begin with four games on October 11.
The 2012 MLB regular season came to a close on the night of Wednesday, October 3, with ten teams still in the running for the coveted World Series trophy. The playoff race has been an exciting one for many teams, with several surprise endings and a historic milestone.
In Kansas City, for example, the Detroit Tigers' Miguel Cabrera officially won the Triple Crown during their game against the Royals. Leading his league (AL-Central) in batting average, home runs, and runs batted in (RBI's), Cabrera is the first person since 1967 to win the triple crown, only the 12th person in baseball history to do so and the first Latino ever.
In March of this year, the MLB and its Players' Association ratified a new playoff format, expanding on the previous postseason format to add an extra wild card in both the American and National leagues. The MLB has been mulling over the playoff expansion for the past two years, and this season's implementation will tell how those two years of study pay off.