XFL Announces Draft Schedule, Ticket Prices For Inaugural Season
The newly-revived football league, XFL, has revealed season ticket prices for its eight franchises as well as a draft schedule this week. The league is owned by Vince McMahon’s Alpha Entertainment and is the successor to the previous XFL, which ran for a single season in 2001. While the... Read more
Iranian Ban On Women At Soccer Matches Ends After FIFA Order
Thousands of Iranian women finally have the chance attend a football match after FIFA ordered an end to the male-only policy this week. For around 40 years, female spectators have been unable to attend games due to the Islamic republic’s harsh rules that claims women must be shielded from... Read more
Warriors Plan Limited $25 Ticket Offer For 2019-20 season
Golden State Warriors fans have the chance to snag affordable $25 tickets to the Chase Center this season with new dual programs rolling out this year. The Warriors will offer 125 tickets for $25 a piece through “Dub Nation Deals.” Fans can register at www.warriors.com/tickets/deals for the chance to... Read more
When there’s no more up….what happens to ticket pricing in a recession?
by Eric Fuller Fall is here. We are heading to harder times. The temperature is dropping and ticket prices may follow. There are lessons to be learned from Billie Eilish, The Black Keys and Jacqueline Novak. Stay with me, this first part is hard but, on the plus side,... Read more
UCF Raises Football Ticket Prices For 2020 Season
The University of Central Florida Knights plans to increase football season-ticket prices in 2020 for the first time in three years amid high demand. According to the Orlando Sentinel, season-ticket holders were notified of an average 15 percent bump in ticket prices during the seven home games in 2020.... Read more
Cleveland Cavaliers To Offer New Ticket Subscription Plan
Cleveland Cavaliers fans now have the chance to attend as many home games as they want for one monthly price. In an attempt to boost attendance this season, the team introduced a MoviePass-type subscription model. The ticket isn’t a season pass, as fans can pay on a month-by-month basis.... Read more
Rays Increase Capacity To Meet High Demand For Playoff Game
Today’s ALDS game between Tampa Bay Rays and Houston Astros will include 2,000 more fans than usual. On Friday, the Rays had already sold out the first 33,000 tickets to Monday’s game, the Tampa Bay Times reports, after already re-opening the deck for the postseason to increase capacity from... Read more
Boston Red Sox To Increase Ticket Prices In 2020
For the fifth consecutive year, the Boston Red Sox will increase ticket prices. Team president Sam Kennedy told the Boston Herald that “it’s a goal, not a mandate” to lower the payroll under $208 million while also increasing ticket prices in 2020. He said that ticket the team had... Read more
MLB Attendance Drops To 16-Year Low This Season
Major League Baseball just wrapped-up its regular season, but this year, attendance has dropped to the lowest numbers since 2003. According to Sports Business, total attendance this season drew in 68.49 million, which is down 1.7 percent from last year. It is the league’s sixth decline over the last... Read more
Thousands of Tokyo 2020 Tickets Purchased With Fake IDs Voided
Tokyo 2020 organizers said they voided 6,900 Olympics tickets that were purchased with fraudulent identities online through the lottery earlier this year, totalling $1.6 million. “Tokyo 2020 understands that there have been large-scale purchases following the first wave of the Olympic ticket lottery applications from a large number of... Read more