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Cleveland Hosting Bevy Of Big-Time Sporting Events SaturdayPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 22 / 14
Cleveland on Saturday "arguably will be the busiest sports city in America," as "all three pro sports venues downtown will host games simultaneously." There are a "variety of other events going on," so that there will be "as many as 100,000 people downtown at the same time." Progressive Field will h...
After an initial ticket surge created by Magic Johnson''s return to the Lakers, there has been no rush to buy tickets further into the season. Bob Steiner, a spokesperson for Lakers Owner Jerry Buss,
Ascent Entertainment, parent company to the Nuggets and Avalanche, reported revenue of $57.2M and pre-tax earnings of $6.3M for the fourth quarter. The revenue figure was a 27% increase over $45M in '
Padres Owner John Jay Moores met with "influential businessmen" in Houston yesterday and said he is "upbeat" about putting together a package that could include public stock to attract an NFL team to
The "cachet of Knicks home games is fading fast now that Viacom has sold the Garden to ITT/Cablevision," according to Landman & Mitchell of NEW YORK magazine. Seats on the floor that were occupied by
Cleveland Mayor Michael White yesterday said again he is opposed to the Bengals moving to Cleveland. White said he would simply avoid Bengals Owner Mike Brown. White: "I won''t talk to the man. If the
The state of WA has filed an antitrust suit against Seahawks Owner Ken Behring. The suit contends he violated state and federal antitrust laws in moving the team to L.A. and that "Washington''s econom
A comparison of the marketing of the Blue Jays and Raptors is featured by Jim Byers of the TORONTO STAR. From a marketing standpoint, the Raptors "have been nothing short of a public relations volcano
The Astros'' season-ticket drive, seen as key to keeping the team in Houston, has already topped the total number it sold last year, according to Terry Blount of the HOUSTON CHRONICLE. With 93 sales r
MLB owners unanimously approved the purchase of the Pirates by a group led by Kevin McClatchy yesterday. McClatchy said he and the group are "dedicated to the city of Pittsburgh and to turning the Pir
The Edmonton Oilers are still trying to increase revenue in order to qualify for league assistance of small-market teams, according to the CANADIAN PRESS. Owner Peter Pocklinton has threatened to move