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Americans Snatching Up Tickets On Secondary Market For Women's World Cup FinalPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 02 / 15
The U.S. "will have an overwhelming crowd advantage" at the Women's World Cup Final on Sunday at BC Place, as within minutes of the team defeating Germany in Tuesday's semifinal, tickets on the secondary market "skyrocketed in price, with the vast majority of purchasers" from the U.S., according to ...
The victory lap by the U.S. men''s 4x100 relay team -- Jon Drummond, Bernard Williams, Brian Lewis and Maurice Greene -- after they won the Gold medal Saturday in Sydney "included tying American flags
As the Sydney Games are "poised to go down in history as the Olympics at which the most athletes tested positive for banned substances, the brand builders'' goo-goo-eyed view of the Games as a festiva
GOODBYE TO THREE RIVERS: In Pittsburgh, Dvorchak & Barnes write that a crowd of 55,351 attended yesterday''s Cubs-Pirates game, the final Pirates game at Three Rivers Stadium. The attendance marked th
The ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER cited court documents filed as part of former USOC doping control Dir Wade Exum''s lawsuit against the USOC as stating that U.S. "Olympic- caliber" athletes tested positive
Nike has "pulled out" of a sweatshop factory in Cambodia "after discovering it used child labour." Nike UK spokesperson Yvonne Iwaniuk: "Upon reviewing the situation, we have decided to pull out of th
In Denver, Steve Caulk profiled FSN President BOB THOMPSON, who has been negotiating TV rights on behalf of the net for ten years. Caulk: "Every deal carries Thompson''s imprint. Sometimes the opposit
NBC is averaging a 14.0/25 Nielsen rating through 16 days (Saturday night) of its Olympic coverage, which is down 35% from Atlanta''s 21.6 in ''96, 19% from Barcelona''s 15-day average of 17.3/33 in '
The SPORTSBUSINESS JOURNAL''s Bill King cites sources as saying that former ITT President BOB BOWMAN will be named as CEO of MLB.com, "the spin-off company that MLB created" after owners agreed to con
The IOC''s marketing division had predicted that 35 million unique users would log onto www.olympics.com during the 2000 Sydney Games, but with one day to go before the Games ended on Saturday, offici
An NBA spokesperson said Friday that the league''s 29 owners were to vote this past weekend on whether Pacers coach and outgoing CBA Owner Isiah Thomas "will be permitted to coach" the Pacers before t