Featured Story

Kentucky Men's Hoops Home Finale Sees Ticket Prices Soaring

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on

SeatGeek.com analyst Connor Gregoire said that the Univ. of Kentucky’s final home men’s hoops game on Saturday against Florida – as the team looks to remain undefeated – is the “hottest ticket for an SEC home game at Kentucky in the five seasons we’ve been monit...

Read More

More Stories

Nationwide, SMI Extend Deal Through '17

Continuing the longest-running relationship in NASCAR between a track operator and an insurance company, Nationwide on Friday night will announce that it has extended its sponsorship deal with SMI by three years through '17. The company will make the announcement at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, site of ...

Tags: Marketing and Sponsorship, Nationwide Insurance, Speedway Motorsports Inc.

Weekend Channel Surf....

Saturday Sportsman Channel will present live coverage of the ceremonial start of the ’15 Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race at 1:30pm ET.

Weekend Events....

Friday The 76ers are offering free admission to their game against the Jazz for kids 12 and under with the purchase of one full-priced ticket. Saturday The Big East and Big Ten will co-host a Women’s Sports Leadership Symposium at Big Ten HQ in Rosemont, Ill. The NHL Kings will ...

Daily Download....

This video from America's Best Racing promotes Saturday's Santa Anita Handicap. The race's star entrant is Shared Belief, a horse co-owned by CBS Sports Network’s Jim Rome .

ESPN's "Mike & Mike" Celebrates 15 Years

ESPN Radio's "Mike & Mike" marked its 15th anniversary with Friday's broadcast, and it has "risen to be one of the most popular shows on the sports network," according to Nina Mandell of USA TODAY. It has "grown from two guys on the radio to a daily radio and TV show aired on ESPN2 that’s ...

Tags: Media, ESPN

McGuire's Minnesota MLS Venue Gains Traction

NASL club Minnesota United FC Owner Bill McGuire is "upping his behind-the-scenes maneuvering for a new soccer stadium in Minneapolis in hopes of landing" an MLS franchise amid competition from the Vikings, according to a front-page piece by Kaszuba & Olson of the Minneapolis STAR TRIBUNE. ...

Tags: MLS, Facilities

Marlins Changing Reputation By Spending

The Marlins, who have been "long scorned as tightwads," have a new spending approach that is "designed to produce more wins and end a playoff famine," according to Clark Spencer of the MIAMI HERALD. Marlins President David Samson said, "Grumpiness manifests itself in two negative ways: in losing gam ...

Tags: Miami Marlins, Franchises, MLB

Weekend Plans With Astros' Reid Ryan

With the start of the ’15 MLB regular season rapidly approaching, Astros President of Baseball Operations REID RYAN splits his time between the club’s Spring Training complex in Kissimmee, Fla., and preparing for upcoming events in Houston. This weekend, the Astros are hosting the Hous ...

Tags: People and Pop Culture, Houston Astros

American Cup Brings Gymnastics To AT&T Stadium

AT&T Stadium will host the American Cup gymnastics event on Saturday, and football stadiums and gymnastics "may seem to be an odd fit, but the synergy made sense to USA Gymnastics," according to David Barron of the HOUSTON CHRONICLE. It also made sense to the Cowboys, "since AT&T is the Amer ...

Tags: Events and Attractions

NHL Not Worried About Vegas Ticket Drive

A season-ticket drive for a prospective NHL team in Las Vegas "is now into its fourth week and hasn’t reach a goal of 10,000 deposits," but that is not a "cause for concern at the top levels" of the league, according to Chris Johnston of SPORTSNET.ca. The ownership group, led by Fidelity ...

Tags: NHL, Leagues and Governing Bodies

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug