Maybe they can afford to pay A-Rod after all. Major League Baseball’s sales will surpass $6 billion for the first time this year, double the amount from 2000, and putting the sport closer to passing the NFL, according to CNN Money. When it comes to sales, the National Football... Read more
By Stacey Willets TicketNews announces its exclusive weekly Top 10s and analysis for the week of 10/01/07 – 10/07/07. OVERALL TOP 10 EVENTS Event This Week Last Week Hannah Montana 1 1 Wicked 2 4 Bruce Springsteen 3 2 Dallas Cowboys 4 6 Lion King 5 n/a Colorado Rockies... Read more
By Carol-Ann Rudy When it comes to the college football and its ticket market, a different type of fan base has to be considered in comparison to its pro football companion. David Brown, Associate Athletics Director, at The Ohio State University, said this week, “The Buckeyes are sold out... Read more
By Carol-Ann Rudy Whether attending the game live at the stadium or watching on television, Pepsi, Visa, Coors, Burger King, and Campbell’s Soup are there, cheering the players and fans on and looking for even more marketing opportunities. According to Peter Murray, senior vice president of corporate marketing and... Read more
By Alfred Branch, Jr. While it may sting to be a New York Mets fan these days following the team’s epic collapse down the stretch this season, it sure doesn’t hurt to be the Wilpon family, owners of the underachieving franchise. The team, and all of Major League Baseball,... Read more
ShowTimeTickets.com and affiliate TicketCity.com were offering tickets to the opening and closing ceremonies of the 2010 Vancouver, B.C. Olympic Winter Games this week, despite the fact the tickets had not yet been printed, according to CBCNews. The tickets were taken down from both sites by Saturday morning, Sept. 22.... Read more
By Alfred Branch, Jr. With a couple weeks of the new NFL season in the books, secondary ticketing giant StubHub! is already claiming a victory of sorts in the “ticket wars” with rival Ticketmaster. Based on data provided by StubHub!, the company said it is routinely offering fans better... Read more
FORT WAYNE-With the college football season underway, the National Football League recently kicking off and Major League Baseball pennant races and playoffs filling fall calendars, the Better Business Bureau is warning sports fans to be on the lookout for fraudulent sellers when shopping for hard-to-get tickets online. The secondary-ticket... Read more
AEROINFO expects that the application of RFID technology (Radio-Frequency Identification) will solve some key problems in the Beijing Olympic Games, as well as set a great example for RFID applications in China. . . The Beijing Olympic Games will be held from Aug 8 to Aug 24, 2008. According... Read more
Ticket Sellers Rankings Roundup 8/31/07 By Stacey Willets Baseball may be known as “America’s pastime,” but it’s NFL football that has the highest per-game attendance of any domestic pro sports league in the world. With kickoff just around the corner, the TicketNews Top Primary and Secondary Live Event Ticket... Read more