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Yankees' Drop-Off In Star Power Resulting In Decreased Attendance, TV ViewersPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 01 / 16
The Yankees are a "tradition-rich franchise stuck with too few current stars their fans are drawn to," and the players on their roster are "more marketable to other teams than to their own fans," according to Danny Knobler of BLEACHER REPORT. At Yankee Stadium, "you're just as likely to see" a jerse...
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The A''s launched their "98 for 98" promotional campaign which has tickets for fans 14 years old and under costing $.98 for all games beginning with the June 22 Giants-A''s series. The tickets are goo
The Sabres have sold all 80 of their luxury suites -- ranging in price from about $60,000 to $115,000 -- for next season, "and they''re planning to have a waiting list for the following season," accor
The sale of the Marlins to team President Don Smiley "is in question" because Owner Wayne Huizenga "is reluctant to keep a substantial share of the franchise," according to Barry Jackson of the MIAMI
FEELING MINNESOTA: In Minneapolis, lawyers for the Twins yesterday asked a Hennepin County (MN) District Judge "to dismiss a lawsuit brought by the Metropolitan Sports Facilities Commission that seeks
In Toronto, Jim Proudfoot reported that the Maple Leafs have created a "new schedule of bonuses, paid to every participant on the roster and tied to collective team achievements." Payoffs "will be pro
The MN Attorney General''s office "moved one step closer ... to forcing baseball officials to answer questions in a preliminary antitrust investigation" after the MN state Court of Appeals last week d
The Packers reported net income of $6.718M for FY ''97, "establishing a corporation record for the third straight year," according to Bob McGinn of the MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINEL. The team now has a "
The MLB Giants "have stepped up to the plate for Chevron," a longtime corporate partner, asking S.F. Mayor Willie Brown and the Board of Supervisors "to oppose proposed legislation that seeks to break
The Indians'' "opening pitch on the stock market was a little low and outside," but Owner Richard Jacobs raised $60 million and "declared it a hit," according to Bill Lubinger of the Cleveland PLAIN D