U.S. Fans Abound For WWC Final LeBron Praised For Role In Apatow's "Trainwreck" MLS Eyeing St. Paul For Expansion Club Angels Bad PR Continues With Dipoto Exit NBA Free Agency Begins With Money Flying Expectations High For NASCAR On NBC NBC Lands New Advertisers For Race Coverage Going Off The Grid Steelers Exploring '23 Super Bowl Bid GT To Benefit Financially From Ireland Game
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 ...
Former U.S. Senator George Mitchell "insisted" he was appointed to the Marlins BOD "only ''as an advisor and counselor''" to the team, according to Phillips & Skolnick of the MIAMI HERALD. Mitchell: "
NBC''s 7:00pm-12:00am ET broadcast of the Sydney Games on Wednesday night featured a total of 22:04 (10.6%) of studio reports, 36:38 (17.6%) of athlete profiles/features and 2:29:18 (71.8%) of competi
Shares of WWFE "tumbled" 22% Thursday to $15.50 after the company confirmed that revenue from its core businesses for the remainder of the year "would not meet expectations," according to Matthew Doma
The A''s drew 12,523 for yesterday''s game against the Angels at Network Associates Coliseum (CBS SportsLine, 9/28)....The Royals drew an average of 20,715 per game and hit 1,677,915 in total attendan
IOC President Juan Antonio Samaranch is "ready to proclaim" Sydney as "the best Games ever." Samaranch: "Something could still happen before Sunday. But if I had to close the games today, I would say:
RUSSELL WOLFF, who was Senior VP/Programming & Event Management for ESPN Star Sports in Asia, has rejoined ESPN as Senior VP/ESPN Int''l. Wolff will relocate to ESPN''s N.Y. office and report to Exec
TV MONITOR: Last night''s 10:00pm ET 60-minute edition of FSN''s "National Sports Report" led with an update on MLB playoff races, followed by Angels-A''s. The first non-MLB report, at 5:42 into the b
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N.Y. Mayor Rudy Giuliani "proposed a financing formula" in which the Yankees and Mets "would pay one-third of the costs of new stadiums" and the city and state would divide the remaining costs "down t
3Com "plans to unveil a limited version" of a fan interactivity system, which includes polls and streaming video, at Sunday''s Cardinals-49ers game, according to Tommy Cummings of the S.F. CHRONICLE.
Online producer The Romp has signed a TV development deal with MANDALAY SPORTS ENTERTAINMENT, according to Erik Gruenwedel of ADWEEK ONLINE. The Romp will co-develop and produce two TV shows -- "THE H