MLB, Ticketmaster Ask Court to Pause Discovery in COVID-19 Refund Lawsuit
Major League Baseball and all of its teams joined its ticketing partners including Ticketmaster and StubHub in asking the U.S. District Court in Los Angeles to put discovery on hold in a class action lawsuit over refunds related to games cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic. The lawsuit, filed... Read more
Report: NFL to Eliminate Two of Four Preseason Games
According to reporting by multiple outlets, the NFL is planning on eliminating two of the four games on its preseason schedule for the coming year. The league already cancelled the Hall of Fame game in early August, which traditionally opens the preseason action. The new change will eliminate games... Read more
CMA Music Festival, Country Stars Anchor Recent Best-Sellers
As live events begin to emerge from hibernation, fans are back to buying tickets to events spread over both the back half of 2019 and into 2020, and over the past week, country stars and football have led the way for consumers, according to data provided by Ticket Club.... Read more
NFL May Ask Fans to Sign Coronavirus Waiver to Attend
According to a report in The Athletic, the NFL is considering requiring fans sign a liability waiver to attend games this fall. Signing the document would indicate an agreement not to hold the league responsible if they were to catch COVID-19 while catching a game. It is likely to... Read more
Minor League Baseball Announces Cancellation of 2020 Season
There will be no Minor League Baseball in 2020, as coronavirus concerns have scuttled operations across the MiLB, according to an announcement Tuesday evening. The decision was driven by Major League Baseball’s decision to not allow affiliated players to participate, according to the league. “These are unprecedented times for... Read more
Jen Kramer at Westgate Headlines Upcoming Ticket Onsales
A slew of dates from magician Jen Kramer in the cabaret at Las Vegas’ Westgate headlines the tickets on sale this week, as the Yale alumna and onetime guest on Penn & Teller: Fool Us reopens the room as July begins. The show, featuring “mind-boggling magic and mentalism, comedy,... Read more
Fuller: And the Band Plays On…
By Eric Fuller In difficult times it’s easy to let optimism cloud your ability to perceive reality. There is a saying that nothing focuses a man’s attention like his imminent execution. But, in reality, you feel no pain even while your neck rests on the wooden base of the... Read more
New York Giants Among Teams to Offer Fans Ticket Flexibility
As uncertainty continues to swirl about the 2020 NFL season and whether or not fans will be allowed – and in what numbers if they do, the New York Giants have joined the ranks of franchises offering their fans flexibility with season ticket plans. The team, which shares its... Read more
Indianapolis 500 Announces Plans for 50% Fan Capacity in August
The Indianapolis Motor Speedway confirmed plans Friday to have fans in attendance at the 104th Indianapolis 500, but holding capacity to 50% of the usual limits. The race is scheduled for August 23, rescheduled from its original date of May 24 due to the coronavirus. “We’re committed to running... Read more
Kentucky Derby, Oaks Announce Fans Will Be Allowed in September
The 146th Kentucky Derby will have fans in the stands, according to an announcement Thursday by Churchill Downs, which will host the event on September 5. The race has traditionally opened horse racing’s triple crown with its running on the first Saturday in May, but was pushed back due... Read more