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Dallas Cowboys Single Game Ticket Sale Halted Amid Technical Issues
Excitement quickly gave way to frustration for Dallas Cowboys fans this week, as technical issues caused the sale of single game tickets for the upcoming season to grind to a halt. The issues caused the sale to be put on hold while the issues are worked out by SeatGeek.... Read more
TicketNetwork CEO Launches Custom Mask Frame Manufacturing Business
With the live events and ticketing at a virtual standstill due to the COVID-19 pandemic, TicketNetwork CEO Don Vaccaro has launched a new – and drastically different – company. The longtime secondary ticketing leader and entrepreneur recently launched Connecticut Biotech, which licenses and manufactures custom 3D printed Secure Fit... Read more
New York Bar, Venue Owners Sue Over COVID-19 Shutdowns
A group of New York business owners have filed a lawsuit against the New York State Liquor Authority (SLA) over what they call “unconstitutional” shutdowns of their business operations as a precaution amid COVID-19. The group, which includes bar owners and venue operators who host live music as a... Read more
StubHub Forced to Add Warning to UK Website by Regulators
Consumers in the United Kingdom shopping for tickets on StubHub will be greeted with a warning. Resold tickets ‘may not get them into an event,’ is among changes to the retail website required by the Competition and Markets Authority, which has been reviewing the company’s operations as part of... Read more
Big Ten, Pac-12 Suspends Fall Sports, Including Football
After days of rumors that the decision was imminent, two of the so-called “Power 5” conferences announced Tuesday that they would not be participating in intercollegiate athletics in the fall of 2020 due to the risks of the coronavirus. The Big Ten and Pac-12 postponed all fall sports, including... Read more
Russia Approves “World First” Covid-19 Vaccine; Testing Ongoing
Russian President Vladimir Putin announced that a Covid-19 vaccine has been approved, a major potential first step back towards live events returning. Reaction has been mixed, as the vaccine has not yet gone through a stage of trials that will be required for approval in many countries. “A vaccine... Read more
Lake of the Ozarks New Center of Covid Concert Criticism
Lake of the Ozarks has caught negative headlines for two weeks in a row, as photos at a pair of concerts showed large crowds with limited masks or social distancing being respected. Tech N9ne is on the hot seat following a performance over the weekend, while DJ Borgeous drew... Read more
With College Football Season Hanging in Balance, Players Voice Desire to Play
The college football season is reportedly hanging in the balance, as officials debate its cancellation at the school administrative and conference level, while a number of coaches and players have spoken out in hopes that they reconsider. It is unclear whether a cancelled season would lead to football played... Read more
Penn State Fans Cry Foul Over Football Donation “Money Grab”
Season ticket holders for Penn State University’s football program got a double-whammy last week. Not only did the school announce it would not be allowing fans in the stands for 2020 due to the coronavirus, but it is keeping donation money that is required as a part of the... Read more
No COVID Clusters Tied to NASCAR Race That Had 20,000 Fans
Some good news related to the potential for holding events with fans in attendance: public health officials say that they have not found any evidence that a NASCAR race in July with more than 20,000 in attendance led to any clusters of new COVID-19 cases. The July 15 NASCAR... Read more