U.S. Fans Abound For WWC Final LeBron Praised For Role In Apatow's "Trainwreck" MLS Eyeing St. Paul For Expansion Club Angels Bad PR Continues With Dipoto Exit NBA Free Agency Begins With Money Flying Expectations High For NASCAR On NBC NBC Lands New Advertisers For Race Coverage Going Off The Grid Steelers Exploring '23 Super Bowl Bid GT To Benefit Financially From Ireland Game
The Daily's Hot Reads For Wednesday: Bound For Mexico
Published November 21, 2012
The AP's Jay Cohen writes secondary ticketing is "drawing increased attention from sports teams concerned about the effect of the cheap tickets on their ability to sell their remaining inventory" (AP).
The MIAMI HERALD's Linda Robertson writes, "Why are baseball executives who win with small checkbooks called visionary geniuses while [Marlins Owner Jeffrey Loria], who won a World Series for South Florida, is an evil genius?" (MIAMI HERALD).
Under the header, "NHL, NHLPA Have Abused Our Trust," ESPN's John Buccigross writes, "I and many other adults will not be distrustful of the NHL as long as the principle principals remain" (ESPN.com). The DENVER POST's Adrian Dater echoes Buccigross and writes there is "real danger that the NHL has already suffered serious damage with its loyal fan base" (DENVER POST).
On The NHL Lockout:
- Lockout is painful reminder of cliché that "sports is a business."
- Pittsburgh area loses $2.1M for each Penguins home game lost.
- CPA explains how lockout creates tax residency issue for players.
- In sports, we can still find plenty of things to be thankful for.
- Expanding into Eastern U.S. could dilute the Big Ten's brand.
- Northwestern's marketing push has tripled sponsorship revenue.
- As '12 season ends, LPGA appears stable headed into '13 season.
- Cris Collinsworth on rising through the ranks of NFL analysts.