The Chicago Cubs are often referred to as the “Lovable Losers”, due to their long World Series drought, but that doesn’t stop their loyal fan base from filling their home-park, Wrigley Field. The team has origins that date back to 1876, and are one of only two remaining charter members of the National League. Despite the championship drought, the Cubbies have two World Series titles in their history, 1907 and 1908. Since then the franchise has wallowed in mediocrity.
Year after year, tickets to Cubs games are among the most sought after on the secondary market. Throughout the MLB season, the Cubs will appear among the top ten sport events in TicketNews’s Top Event Rankings. The team can credit their success in ticket sales to loyal fans as well as many people want to experience a baseball game at the historic Wrigley Field.
After Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced his plan to increase the city’s amusement tax on concerts at large venues, Chicago’s professional sports teams and venues got together to declare their strong opposition. Along with a tax raise on 911 phone calls and ride-sharing services, the mayor wants to eliminate the amusement... Read more
With less than a week away from game one of the 2017 World Series, just under half of Top 20 sales went to last night’s games, remaining Championship Series games, and predictions for the World Series. LA fans are still most sure their team will be there, taking the... Read more
As the 2017 World Series approaches, LA Dodgers fans have made clear their confidence through ticket sales, with potential Home Games 1 & 2 of the championship series at Dodger Stadium at Nos. 3 and 5 on today’s Market Heat Report. Tonight and tomorrow’s series games between the Yankees... Read more
Today’s Top 5 is dominated by the American League and National League Championship Series games in the coming days between the New York Yankees vs. Houston Astros and Los Angeles Dodgers vs. Chicago Cubs. On Sunday, catch the Steelers vs. Chiefs at Arrowhead Stadium or Packers vs. Vikings at... Read more
Taylor Swift performs her first live shows since the announcement of her new album and release of its singles; she’s joined by Ed Sheeran, The Chainsmokers, and Sam Smith at the Z100 Jingle Ball at Madison Square garden (No. 5) and The Forum (No. 9) in December. The Number... Read more
In a surprising change from a usually sports-stacked Top 10, several musical acts have broken through that barrier today. Most notably, George Strait has shot up to Number 3 on today’s Market Heat for his recently announced show next June in Austin, Texas. Other musicians in the Top 10... Read more
Monday’s Market Heat Report reflects an eventful day ahead of us- today’s Yankees vs. Indians, Diamondbacks vs. Dodgers, Red Sox vs. Astros, and Cubs vs. Nationals Division Series games are all among the Top 20 today, along with Monday Night Football’s Bears vs. Vikings. In weeks ahead, popular NFL... Read more
Today’s Top 20 sees multiple games leading up to the 2017 World Series, including tonight’s AL Wild Card game between the Yankees and the Twins at Yankee Stadium at No. 2. Later this week, the Astros face the Red Sox at home Thursday and Friday, and the Dodgers will... Read more
It’s a crisp fall Friday and this weekend’s baseball and football games make up a good chunk of top-selling events on sale today. At No. 1 is Monday’s game between the Kansas City Chiefs and Washington Redskins- a popular game among the Top 5 all week. On Sunday, catch... Read more
There are no real surprises as we look over the TicketNetwork Top 20- Mayweather-McGregor is still riding high on secondary marketplace charts, The Eagles saw three spots for their upcoming shows, and last night’s WWE: Summerslam, Red Sox vs. Yankees, and Cubs vs. Blue Jays games all made the... Read more