For Fordham University, the decision to implement a new paperless ticket technology in which tickets to football and men’s basketball games are scanned at the gate is symbolic of the school’s attempts to upgrade the entire athletic program. Fordham, which is upgrading its Football Championship Subdivision (i.e. Division I-AA)... Read more
Persistent rain Sunday, September 12, which delayed the U.S. Open Tennis Championship’s men’s finals match, revived an old debate regarding the lack of a roof at the Arthur Ashe Stadium in Corona, NY. The Stadium, built in 1997 to replace the 10,500 seat Louis Armstrong Stadium (now second court... Read more
An epic, Armageddon-inducing World Series between the two most star-crossed teams in baseball appeared oh-so-possible when the Chicago Cubs opened a three games to one lead on the Florida Marlins in the 2003 National League Championship Series and the Boston Red Sox engaged the New York Yankees in a... Read more
The worst economy since the Great Depression is turning out to be good business for minor league baseball. With families hunting for affordable entertainment options, attendance at Minor League Baseball games was up by almost 1 million fans through June 30 as opposed to the same period last year.... Read more
The NFL is expecting to see a decrease in both single-ticket and season ticket sales this year, but for Week One of the league’s 91st campaign, at least, it has avoided the embarrassment of blacking out home games in multiple markets. The only game that failed to sellout by... Read more
Tickets for upcoming concerts from Trans-Siberian Orchestra, as well as tickets for the upcoming 2010-2011 NHL season, are on sale throughout the weekend ending September 13 as compiled by TicketNews. Kicking off this weekend’s onsales are tickets to catch the popular Trans-Siberian Orchestra in concert. Known for their innovative... Read more
ESPN has released Major League Baseball (MLB) attendance figures through last weekend, and it’s no surprise that the AL East-leading New York Yankees top the list. After 138 games, the Yanks attracted a total of 3.3 million fans so far this season, with a leading average home crowd of... Read more
The Buffalo Bills are a nearly universal pick to finish last in the AFC East this season. Judging by the early figures on the secondary ticket market, the Bills may be the least-popular ticket in the NFL, as well. According to ticket price forecaster SeatGeek.com, a ticket to a... Read more
PRESS RELEASE: “NEW YORK ISLANDERS TEAM UP WITH BETHPAGE FEDERAL CREDIT UNION” UNIONDALE, NY (New York Islanders) September 8, 2010 – The New York Islanders announced today the renewal of Bethpage Federal Credit Union as a team sponsor. Bethpage Federal Credit Union will again present a number of team... Read more
Following the lead of a growing number of major league sports teams, the Orlando Magic have embraced dynamic pricing for the 2010-2011 season. Having tried out dynamic pricing for the majority of last season’s home games and the 2010 playoffs, the team is expanding the plan to all 41... Read more