Without a binding agreement between Nashville Predators owner Craig Leipold and Canadian billionaire Jim Balsillie, talk of the team relocating to Canada is strictly premature. That was NHL commissioner Gary Bettman’s stern message Wednesday after a meeting of the league’s board of governors. Leipold and Balsillie, the co-CEO of... Read more
From The New York Times: SAN FRANCISCO, June 20 — Just one day after the management shake-up at Yahoo, the company’s board was called on to make a decision that had nothing to do with the resignation of Terry S. Semel as chief executive or the appointment of the... Read more
By Alfred Branch, Jr. TicketNews.com Police busted a pair of alleged ticket scalpers Tuesday within a half-mile of where the College World Series is being played in Omaha, NE, marking the latest attempt by the NCAA to strike out ticket reselling. According to Omaha police, Chavet Sikes of Holdrege,... Read more
By Takashi Miutsya Ticketnetwork.com Everybody is waiting to see the historical achievement. As of June 17th, Barry Bonds has 748 home runs, and he only has 8 more to beat the record set by Hank Aaron (July 20, 1976), and the obvious question is, when is it going to... Read more
By Stacey Willets TicketNews.com releases its exclusive weekly Top Tens today. Read on for a sneak peek of this week’s hot events. Though the dog days of summer haven’t quite officially begun, a lot of people are already looking ahead to September. While some of them are simply counting... Read more
The Denver Broncos have raised single-game ticket prices for fans who want seats closer to the field by $5-$10. The Broncos also announced that single game tickets will go on sale June 28th beginning at 11:00am. Read more
HAMILTON (CP) – There’s no guarantee that the NHL will be coming to Hamilton but hockey fans already have the option of reserving their seats at Copps Coliseum. Ticketmaster began taking deposits for Hamilton Predators season tickets on Thursday even though Jim Balsillie’s purchase of the NHL team in... Read more
STAMFORD, Conn., June 11, 2007 – World Wrestling Entertainment® is placing a greater focus on umbrella sponsorship of the WWE to build new brand relationships and provide greater value to business partners. The new approach has WWE focused on using its multi-platform assets to provide a diverse mix of... Read more
By Stacey Willets TicketNews announces its exclusive weekly Top 10s and analysis for the week of 5/28/07 – 6/3/07. OVERALL TOP 10 EVENTS Event This Week Last Week Boston Red Sox 1 3 Wicked 2 1 The Police 3 7 NBA Playoffs: San Antonio Spurs 4 n/a Kenny Chesney... Read more
CNBC Sports Business Reporter Darren Rovell predicts that secondary ticketing will be the number one sports business story of 2007. . . Rovell also speculates that “sponsored reseller” programs are less about fraud and more about teams getting in on the action. Read more