Tickets for Saturday’s Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs in Louisville, KY, have always been a hot commodity, and even in a sluggish economy ticket prices continue to go through the roof. Known as “the most exciting two minutes in sports,” the racing event typically draws about 155,000 fans. Last... Read more
Student tickets have already sold out for the upcoming University of Alabama football season, but those students won’t be holding printed tickets for entry into those games. As part of a larger trend throughout the ticketing industry, tickets to University of Alabama football games have gone paperless. But, instead... Read more
When it comes to marketing and increasing revenue, few can match what the Boston Red Sox have been able to accomplish in only a few short years. Since the team was purchased by a group led by principal owner John Henry, the Red Sox have won two World Series... Read more
The much-awaited dream soccer match between Mexico and Argentina at San Diego’s Qualcomm Stadium really is going to happen on June 4, 2008. Tickets to the event go on presale Tuesday, April 22, and on public sale May 5. The presale comes with conditions, though; tickets are available on... Read more
For the sports fan, there is really nothing more exciting than the playoffs, and with the NBA finalizing its post-season teams this week, both the NBA and NHL playoffs will soon be in full swing. The 2008 postseason for both leagues is set to be an exciting one, with... Read more
Eagles Select Ticketmaster as Team-Authorized Ticket Resale Provider Ticketmaster TicketExchange Provides Eagles Fans with Online Access to Purchase and Resell Tickets PHILADELPHIA, and WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (PRNewswire) April 15, 2008 — The Philadelphia Eagles have selected TicketExchange by Ticketmaster as the team’s authorized ticket resale service. Season ticket holders... Read more
As soon as Super Bowl XLII ended, fans of the NFL were left starving for more and the only way to fulfill that hunger, the new football season. Well, on today, April 15, those fans just found out what the NFL will be serving up in 2008 as the... Read more
The Masters golf tournament is only a day old and already law enforcement officials have arrested a couple of people for ticket scalping, according to published reports. More arrests could be on the way. Golf’s first major of the season, and one of the most prestigious sporting events in... Read more
Six employees from the Toronto Maple Leafs ticketing office, including director of sales and service, recently resigned or were fired following undisclosed problems with the team’s ticketing operation that it shares with the Raptors basketball team. Details on what exactly led to the dismissals were not available, but published... Read more
Acquisition Creates Largest Collegiate Travel and Hospitality Company in North America CHICAGO, IL (Chicago dBusiness News) April 7, 2008 – North America Sports Media, Inc. (NASM), one of the nation’s leading sports marketing, travel and hospitality companies, announced the addition of Dodds Athletic Tours, the leading full service official... Read more