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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 ...
ABC held a news conference in Atlanta Tuesday to "promote its Super Bowl coverage," according to Paul Daugherty of the CINCINNATI ENQUIRER, who notes that the network will use "40-some cameras" to tra
The Lakers are "targeting" mid-February "for a long- anticipated move" to their new practice facility in El Segundo, according to Howard Beck of the L.A. PRESS- TELEGRAM. The Lakers "hope to move" aro
In S.F., Gwen Knapp, on the Mets raising their ticket prices (See THE DAILY, 1/25): "I cannot comprehend a $57 ticket for a Mets-Brewers showdown in April. For that price, I expect Mike Piazza to hit
NHL Kings President Tim Leiweke said that despite their move to Staples Center, the team will lose $5M this season, according to Helene Elliott of the L.A. TIMES, who wrote that the $5M loss is a "dra
CBS'' ratings for men''s college basketball games are up 17% in HHs for the first seven weekends of the season compared to last year, according to Consoli & Cooper of MEDIAWEEK, who attribute the incr
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GO FOR IT: On CNBC''s "Business Center," Sue Herrera reported Walt Disney CEO Michael Eisner "bought about $1 million worth of Go.com on the open market." Go.com is "Disney''s internet tracking stock.
Just days after the Canadian Federal Government withdrew its assistance plan for the country''s six NHL teams, Ottawa Regional Chair Bob Chiarelli "has floated a new proposal" that would "make the ric
S.F.-based Leagas Delaney is "not expected to experience any immediate changes" on its $40-50M adidas account, "despite slowing sales at the company and the resignation" of President & CEO Steve Wynne
National Media Group Co-CEO PETER KAPLAN passed away January 17 after a battle with liver cancer. He was 57 (THE DAILY)....Raptors F VINCE CARTER, on allegations his agent, WILLIAM "TANK" BLACK, was i
Modell''s Sporting Goods Celebrity Sports Auction will be held at the China Club in NYC on Feb. 2. Fundraiser for curing cancer through bone marrow transplantation. All proceeds donated to Dr. Stephen