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That's The Ticket: StubHub Brings Soccer-Specific Vision To MLS Venue
Published March 5, 2013
SIGN OF THE TIMES: Columnist Kevin Blackistone said at one point, one of the "things that was the bane about sports was people scalping tickets." Blackistone: "Corporations didn't like it. Teams didn't like it. Nobody liked it. You could get arrested for that kind of thing." But StubHub's naming-rights deal shows "how far times have changed." He said, "Everybody is involved in moving tickets to the audience and customers that want them and need them. Good for them, good for everybody growing up on this issue” (“Around The Horn,” ESPN, 3/4).