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NFLPA Enlists Partners To Create New Business Accelerator

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 12 / 06 / 16

The NFLPA has partnered with several technology companies, venture capitalists and marketing agencies to create a new business accelerator targeting emerging sports-focused companies. The new OneTeam Collective will seek to use union intellectual property and access to NFL players as a key tool to h...

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11/02/16
SportsBusiness Daily: Ticket Prices For WS Game 7 Moving Downward

The secondary ticket market for World Series Game 7 continues to see rising supply, which in turn is driving prices downward. Minimum listings for tonight’s game are now below $900, down by 40% from $1,500 following last night’s Game 6. During Game 6, starting prices jumped up from $1,30 ...

Tags: Events and Attractions, MLB

11/01/16
SportsBusiness Daily: Latest On World Series Game 6 Prices

The average ticket resale price for tonight’s Cubs-Indians World Series Game 6 in Cleveland has reached $1,562, according to SeatGeek, 15% above where it was at the start of the series last week. But median listing prices have fallen nearly 50% since the Cubs’ win Sunday night in Game 5 ...

10/31/16
SportsBusiness Daily: World Series Ticket Demand Dips

The World Series now heads back to Cleveland after the Cubs last night won a closely contested Game 5 by a score of 3-2 at Wrigley Field to stave off elimination. Ticket resale activity for Game 5 ended with a median sales price on StubHub of $1,500, far less than the $2,800 for Friday's Game 3 or t ...

10/31/16
SportsBusiness Journal: MLB moving to Don Draper’s building

Major League Baseball views its pending consolidation at a new New York headquarters as a continuation of the One Baseball strategy first outlined last year by Commissioner Rob Manfred. The league earlier this month signed a lease to occupy 400,000 square feet on six floors in the Time-Life Build ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies

10/31/16
SportsBusiness Journal: MLB gets Series matchup it needed

  The Indians-Cubs World Series matchup provides an “exclamation point to the season.” Photo by: GETTY IMAGES (2) An unusual World Series ma ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies

10/31/16
SportsBusiness Journal: Despite surprise, Tribe sticks with plan

Progressive Field, packed for Game 2, has proved hard to fill for the Indians in recent years. Photo by: GETTY IMAGES The Cleveland Indians, on the heels of a surprising run to the Wo ...

Tags: Events and Attractions

10/30/16
SportsBusiness Daily: World Series Game 5 Ticket Resale Prices Plummet

Ticket resale prices for tonight’s World Series Game 5 at Wrigley Field plummeted following the Indians’ surprising victories Friday and Saturday to take a commanding 3-1 Series lead. Minimum listings last night following the Indians’ Game 4 victory fell below $700 per ticket, less ...

10/28/16
SportsBusiness Daily: MLB Airing Annual Thank-You Ad

MLB during tomorrow’s Fox broadcast of World Series Game 4 will air its annual thank-you ad to fans. Similar to other years, the ad recognizes fans for their support of baseball and features all 30 MLB clubs. The spot, featuring the song “Remind Me” by Conrad Sewell , will run on ...

10/28/16
SportsBusiness Daily: SI, Fox Put World Series Show On Facebook

Sports Illustrated and Fox Sports Digital are collaborating on a series of live World Series pregame shows on Facebook Live, an outgrowth of the large-scale digital partnership the pair signed this summer . “Live@The World Series” will stream prior to each World Series game from Fox Spo ...

10/27/16
SportsBusiness Daily: Facebook Helping Teams Drive Ticket Sales

Facebook has begun to heighten its efforts with various pro and college teams to drive additional ticket sales, achieving results and ROI surpassing those from traditional media. The Sharks, in collaboration with digital marketing agency-of-record Fans Agency, used a series of Facebook ads to create ...

Tags: Media, Facebook

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