Quote of the Day

"They're very nice to us because we give them over a billion dollars a year."
-- CBS Chair, President & CEO Les Moonves, on agreeing to a deal to put its NFL content on CBS All Access. (HOLLYWOODREPORTER.com, 12/5)
Tuesday December 6, 2016 Vol. 23 — No. 60 Print This Issue

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  • Turnin' Me Up

    Cubs ticket prices increased by 10% after the team's NLCS run in '15

    The Cubs yesterday announced that the "average price for season tickets will rise" 19.5% next season, with increases ranging from 6% for upper-deck reserved seats to 31% for infield club box seats, according to a front-page piece by Paul Sullivan of the CHICAGO TRIBUNE. The "highest-priced premium seat is $409 for a dugout box for one of the three 'diamond' games -- the home opener and Saturday games against the Yankees and Cardinals -- while the lowest is $8 for upper outfield reserved for one of nine 'bronze' games, weekday games in April and early May." Cubs Senior VP/Sales & Marketing Colin Faulkner "pointed to the 'unprecedented demand' this year's championship season created." The Cubs said that regular-season tickets du ...

  • A Moon Shaped Pool

    CBS' Les Moonves defends NFL ratings, says all net's sports contracts turn a profit.

  • A Sailor's Guide To Earth

    VF Corp quiet about potential Majestic sale to Under Armour.

  • Love Yourself

    Klay Thompson could land the largest Chinese shoe deal in NBA history from Anta.

  • Stressed Out

    Could Disney realistically spin off or divest itself of ESPN?

  • My Name Is Human

    Delany remains focused despite setting potential retirement date.

  • Piece By Piece

    Patriots CB Malcolm Butler shadows Steelers WR Antonio Brown in new Visa/Papa John's spot.

  • Woman's World

    Claire Smith becomes the first female to win Baseball Writers' prestigious Spink Award.

  • Hello, It's Me

    Adam Silver for the second time in his career tops SBJ's Most Influential list.

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