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

08/12/99
DILLER EXPANDS NBA REACH WITH KHSX DEAL FOR MAVS TV RIGHTS

The Mavericks have signed a three-year deal for broadcast rights with "emerging station" KHSX-TV, with 30 games set to air this season, according to Richard Alm of the DALLAS MORNING NEWS. The deal is

Tags: ABC, Dallas Mavericks, Franchises, Miami Heat, Southwest Sports Group, Walt Disney

08/12/99
TORONTO CAN HOST 2008 GAMES FOR.....THREE BILLION DOLLARS!

It will cost the city of Toronto C$2.9B to host the 2008 Summer Olympics, according to Van Alphen & Byers of the TORONTO STAR. But bid officials will introduce today a "preliminary budget that suggest

Tags: IMG, Olympics, SLOC

08/12/99
MARKETPLACE ROUND-UP

NAMES & FACES: Michael Jordan "returns as a spokesman" for MCI WorldCom this week in the company''s campaign touting its new $.05 per minute long-distance offer. Jordan plays a reporter and "co-stars"

Tags: Denver Broncos, PGA Tour, Pittsburgh Steelers, San Antonio Spurs

08/12/99
WHAT A COINCIDENCE! DAVID STERN TO DIRECT JORDAN IMAX FILM

David D. Stern is "set to complete shooting the Imax film ''Michael Jordan to the Max,''" according to Charles Lyons of DAILY VARIETY. The "large-format film, which producers plan to release in May, i

Tags: Chicago Bulls, Media

08/12/99
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

Brewers GM SAL BANDO "will announce his resignation at a news conference" today (MILWAUKEE JOURNAL-SENTINEL, 8/12). ...Rockets Senior Exec VP/Basketball Affairs ROBERT BARR will leave his position to

Tags: Houston Rockets, Milwaukee Brewers, News Corp./Fox, People and Pop Culture

08/12/99
NAMES IN THE NEWS

The SHOCK will host the first ever "WOMEN''S SPORTS FOUNDATION Night" when the team plays the LIBERTY tomorrow at the Palace. The WSF will receive about one-half of ticket proceeds, which will be used

Tags: Cablevision, Comcast-Spectacor, ESPN, NASCAR, New England Patriots, New York Liberty, Palace Sports & Entertainment, Philadelphia 76ers, Philadelphia Flyers, Showtime, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

08/12/99
FACILITY NOTES

The city of Boston''s Fenway Park planning consultant, Barbara Burnham, has resigned from her $78,000 per year job due to "tensions that were cresting in the Fenway." Cosmo Macero writes that Burnham'

Tags: Facilities, Minnesota Vikings, NBA, NHL

08/12/99
ATTORNEY MAKES CASE FOR COLLEGE CONTRIBUTION DEDUCTION

In his "Tax Report" in the WALL STREET JOURNAL, Tom Herman wrote, "Athletic directors score in a high-stakes tax battle." Herman: "When taxpayers give money to a collegiate athletic program, how much

Tags: Colleges, NCAA

08/12/99
SHARK HUNT: FL-BASED COMPANY SUES NORMAN FOR CONTRACT BREACH

FL-based Visual Edge Systems, a marketer of "personalized golf lessons on videotape," has filed suit against Greg Norman for "allegedly failing to promote the company as his contract requires," accord

08/12/99
TAKING THE INSIDE TRACK: ESPN.COM RETOOLS PREMIUM SERVICE

ESPN.com re-released its Insider Services on Monday "in direct response to SportsLine''s rival Rewards Plus program," according to Matt Mills of ZD Net. At $39.95 for 12 months, ESPN''s pay-service is

Tags: ESPN, Media, Walt Disney

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug