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Morocco Yet To Provide Extensive Details On '26 World Cup Bid As Selection Date Looms

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 01 / 17 / 18

In contrast to the joint bid of the U.S., Mexico and Canada for the '26 FIFA World Cup, Moroccan soccer officials have "provided scant detail about how they propose to stage the world’s biggest sporting event," according to Tariq Panja of the NY. TIMES. With five months to go before FIFA ...

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UGA Fans Drive Up CFP Title Game Ticket Prices

Univ. of Georgia fans are "driving up" secondary ticket prices "at a record rate" for Monday's CFP title game against Alabama at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, according to Gleeson & Perez of USA TODAY. StubHub Communications Manager Cameron Papp said that its website "crashed for close ...

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Georgia's Rose Bowl Win Seen As Instant Classic

Last night's Georgia-Oklahoma Rose Bowl produced an "overtime thriller that was exactly what a College Football Playoff semifinal is supposed to be" and was one of the "greatest Granddaddies of Them All," according to Mark Schlabach of ESPN.com. There have been "too many forgettable games in CF ...

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Overall Bowl Attendance May Be Down Again

Overall attendance during the '16 college football bowl season was down 5%, and it "looks like there might be another hit when all games are completed" for '17, according to Garry Smits of the FLORIDA TIMES-UNION. The TaxSlayer Bowl at EverBank Field saw an attendance of 41,310, the lowest ...

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Winter Classic Delivers Again For NHL

A crowd of 41,821 turned out to Citi Field yesterday to see the Rangers beat the Sabres in "dramatic fashion" in the 10th annual Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic, according to Brett Cyrgalis of the N.Y. POST. Rangers LW J.T. Miller scored a power-play goal in OT and was "mobbed by his teammates while ...

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Is CFP's Southern Flavor This Year A Good Thing?

The CFP semifinals take place Monday with Georgia-Oklahoma followed by Clemson-Alabama, meaning the fourth edition of the playoff is a "very Southern affair," according to George Schroeder of USA TODAY. UGA, Alabama and Clemson "form a narrow wedge of pie" on a U.S. map, while Oklahoma is the outlie ...

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Decision Coming On U.S.-Canada World Juniors Location

A decision will be made today on whether tomorrow's Team USA-Team Canada game in the World Junior Championship will "remain outdoors at New Era Field" amid frigid temperatures and snowy conditions, according to Miguel Rodriguez of the BUFFALO NEWS. Pegula Sports & Entertainment Di ...

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Belk Bowl Execs Anticipate Attendance Decline

Belk Bowl execs "anticipate an attendance decline of 15% or more" for Friday's game featuring Wake Forest-Texas A&M at Bank of America Stadium, according to Erik Spanberg of the CHARLOTTE BUSINESS JOURNAL. If those projections hold up, "support here would mirror national trends." Early bowls hav ...

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Colorado Classic Returns In '18 With Stages In Vail

The Colorado Classic cycling event will "return next summer" for a second iteration, with two days in Vail being added to go along with two days in Denver, according to Jason Blevins of the DENVER POST. The deal by Colorado-based RPM Events Group with Vail Valley Partnership is for '18-20, alth ...

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Celtics Preparing An All-Star Game Bid

The Celtics are "preparing an application to become a host city" for a future NBA All-Star Game after not having hosted the event in 53 years, according to Gary Washburn of the BOSTON GLOBE. Celtics ownership has "shied away from presenting an application to the NBA because a majority of the te ...

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Fiesta Bowl Getting Into Esports Competition

Fiesta Bowl organizers are getting into esports, signing a deal to host the collegiate semifinals and finals in Blizzard Entertainment’s “Overwatch” game in February. The Fiesta Bowl Overwatch Collegiate National Championship will be conducted Feb. 17 on the Arizona State campus an ...

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