Quote of the Day

"A lot of the newer season-ticket holders are people that had basketball and baseball tickets for years. We want to make sure they're here for the long term."
-- AEG Sports COO Kelly Cheeseman, on the NHL Kings’ season-ticket base of 16,000 and renewal rate in excess of 95% after winning two of the last three Stanley Cups. (L.A. TIMES, 7/21)
Monday July 21, 2014 Vol. 20 — No. 217 Print This Issue

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  • Wings For Wheels

    A lighted roof on the Red Wings' arena will be able to display images

    The Ilitch family yesterday unveiled plans for a new Red Wings arena and surrounding entertainment district in downtown Detroit, including "as many as 2,000 new residential units, dozens of shops, walkable European-style streets and perhaps the nation’s most innovative multipurpose arena," according to John Gallagher of the DETROIT FREE PRESS. The "large-scale development, overseen by the Ilitches’ Olympia Development, will be integrated with the planned M-1 Rail line, Comerica Park, Ford Field, the Fox Theatre, MotorCity Casino Hotel, the Detroit Opera House and other attractions." The arena "will be built in a 'deconstructed' fashion with the souvenir shops, team offices, restaurants, ticket offices and similar spaces being bu ...

  • Power To The People

    ACC, Big 12 bosses confident in August autonomy vote.

  • Rory's Revival

    Rory McIlroy's two-stroke victory at the British Open earns ESPN a 2.6 overnight.

  • Dollar Dollar Bills, Y'all

    Bills execs indicate that they expect the sale of the team to fetch at least $1.1B.

  • Aiken Breakin' Heart

    The Astros are being questioned for deciding not to sign No. 1 pick Brady Aiken.

  • Nothing Ventured, Nothing Gained

    Carmelo part of venture capital firm whose first investment will be placed in Hullabalu.

  • Reclaiming The Throne

    Dolphins look to regain local market after LeBron departure.

  • Getting More Face Time

    D-League President bolts for Facebook as Head of Global Sports Partnerships.

  • On Second Thought

    The Yankees shoot down a N.Y. Post report of hiked ticket prices for Jeter celebration.

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