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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 ...
SFX Sports Group acquired N.Y.-based Black Canyon Productions, a TV production company that has created sports documentaries for HBO and other networks. Black Canyon also produces direct marketing TV
The PGA Tour issued a statement yesterday saying it was "deeply disappointed" that CBS Sports cut away from Sunday''s final round of the GTE Byron Nelson Classic in a majority of markets prior to comp
The NFL has "apparently" said "no" to a proposed deal by Nike that would call for an "unprecedented complete apparel exclusive on licensed togs in a joint venture, with a no rights-fee arrangement," a
While the off-the-field trouble incurred by several NFL players this off-season "pecks away at the public''s perception of the country''s most popular sport, it doesn''t seem to have dissuaded fans or
The NHL "appears to have recovered from the bashing it took from media and fans" after controversial acts of on-ice violence by NHL players earlier this season, according to Helene Elliott of the L.A.
DAILY VARIETY''s Michael Fleming reports that WILL SMITH "has finally signed on the dotted line" to star in Director MICHAEL MANN''s Columbia Pictures biopic of MUHAMMAD ALI (DAILY VARIETY, 5/16). Mea
Ft. Lauderdale "is launching a campaign to become the capital" of soccer in the U.S., according to Erika Bolstad of the MIAMI HERALD, who wrote that the "ambitious" plan would turn the city''s Lockhar
L.A.-based Envision and Fox Sports One, the sponsorship sales arm for "almost every major" L.A. sports team, "have agreed to merge," according to Liz Mullen of the SPORTSBUSINESS JOURNAL. The new comp
NBC''s coverage of the second-round of the NBA playoffs averaged a 5.8/15 preliminary overnight Nielsen rating for four games, down 13% from last year''s 6.7/17 for two games on the comparable weekend
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The SPORTSBUSINESS JOURNAL''s Noah Liberman reports that eteamz.com has "shored up its management team" by naming former adidas America CEO STEVE WYNNE as Chair & CEO (SPORTSBUSINESS JOURNAL, 5/15 iss