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    Browns Raising Season-Ticket Prices For First Time In Seven Years

    Published January 30, 2015

    The Browns are “raising season-ticket prices for the first time in seven years” for the ’15 season, according to Nate Ulrich of the AKRON BEACON JOURNAL. Non-club level season-ticket packages “will range from $25-$110 a game.” Those packages ranged from $19-$85 last year, when the Browns “had the lowest average ticket price in the NFL in the category.” Prices decreased or stayed flat “for about 8,350 seats, including options at the 50-yard line in the upper level and near the new fan engageme...

    Tags: Franchises, Cleveland Browns, NFL
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    Dodgers Unveil '15 Ticket Prices, With Cheapest Seats No Longer In Top Deck

    Published January 30, 2015

    Although historically if fans wanted the cheapest ticket Dodger Stadium, they "headed for the top deck," the least expensive seats at the ballpark this year "are on the reserved level, near each foul pole," according to Bill Shaikin of the L.A. TIMES. The cheapest tickets "will cost $11, for seats at the far ends of the reserved level," while a seat on the top deck "will cost $12." That price "is offered for 11 of the 81 home games, all weeknight games with no promotions." The Dodgers "price ...

    Tags: Franchises, Los Angeles Dodgers, MLB
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    Seahawks' Popularity Continues To Rise, But Experts Say Brand Has Room To Grow

    Published January 29, 2015

    The Seahawks’ quest to become back-to-back Super Bowl champions has "expanded the team’s marketing base and promises the financial spoils that come with that," but experts say that the team's brand "still has room to grow," according to a front-page piece by Geoff Baker of the SEATTLE TIMES. N.Y.-based Brand Keys Founder Robert Passikoff said that last year's Super Bowl win "indeed brought the Seahawks a boost," but they "only jumped from No. 19 to No. 14 on his firm’s annual 'sports fan loya...

    Tags: Franchises, Seattle Seahawks, NFL
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    Phillies Announce Significant Front-Office Shakeup, As Montgomery Returns As Chair

    Published January 29, 2015

    The Phillies yesterday announced "significant changes to their leadership," with President & CEO David Montgomery rejoining the franchise as Chair, not as President, the role he had held since '97, according to Todd Zolecki of MLB.com. Montgomery "took a medical leave of absence in August following jaw bone cancer surgery in May." Pat Gillick replaced Montgomery as interim President, but the team yesterday "removed the interim tag." Gillick said that he will serve in the role "as long as owne...

    Tags: Franchises, Philadelphia Phillies, MLB
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    Hornets To Raise Season-Ticket Prices Next Year Following Successful Rebrand

    Published January 29, 2015

    Related stories: Emotional Michael Jordan Confirms Commitment To Charlotte Hornets Pull Out All The Marketing Stops In First Game Under New Name Whitfield Optimistic Over Rebrand, Potential For All-Star Game NBA Officially Approves Bobcats' Name Change To Hornets The Hornets last week sent out notices for season-ticket renewals, with prices "rising by an average" of 5%, according to Erik Spanberg of the CHARLOTTE BUSINESS JOURNAL. Hornets Exec VP and Chief Sales & Marketin...

    Tags: Franchises, Charlotte Hornets, MLB
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    MLB Franchise Notes: D-Backs' Payroll Likely To Be Third-Highest In Team History

    Published January 29, 2015

    FOX SPORTS ARIZONA's Jack Magruder reported the D-Backs "are positioned to spend about" $91M on payroll this season. That figure "would be the third-highest" in team history, yet still "among the lower third" in MLB. D-Backs GM Dave Stewart said that the team is "unlikely to shed salary" even after "losing money last season." The team at some point "will need to make room" for the $16M outlay in P Yoan Lopez' deal -- his $8.25M signing bonus plus an $8M tax to MLB for "over-spending their int...

    Tags: Franchises, MLB
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    Kraft Explains Why He Addressed Deflategate, But Will That Impact Relationship With Goodell?

    Published January 28, 2015

    Patriots Owner Robert Kraft yesterday said that he had "debated speaking publicly" about Deflategate until he flew to Glendale for the start of Super Bowl XLIX festivities, according to Mike Reiss of ESPN BOSTON. Kraft said, "I'm a fan at heart. I want to enjoy this game, and I want to make things clear how we do things. I believe in my guys and we're going to have a fun time the rest of this week and have a great game Sunday." Kraft said that he "received positive feedback internally about h...

    Tags: Franchises, NFL, New England Patriots
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    Tom Benson Continues Heavy Involvement With Saints, Pelicans Despite Lawsuit From Family

    Published January 28, 2015

    ...ill turn over controlling interests in his sports franchises to his wife of 10 years" (New Orleans TIMES-PICAY...

    Tags: Franchises, New Orleans Saints, NFL
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    Hawks' Koonin Says Club Is Drawing Strong Interest, But Not Putting Timetable On Sale

    Published January 28, 2015

    Hawks CEO Steve Koonin said there is "significant interest" among potential buyers of the franchise, but noted it is a "process and it is a very expensive purchase." Koonin appeared on NBA TV's "NBA Game Time" Monday night and said, "If I put a timeline on it, I would be fabricating because I don't know and nobody knows." Turner Sports’ David Aldridge referenced the Hawks' 37-8 start to the season and said to Koonin, “While this is unbelievably great and fun, at some point you want to know wh...

    Tags: Franchises, Atlanta Hawks
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    White Sox Pulling Out All Stops To Attract Casual Fans To Increasing Season-Ticket Base

    Published January 28, 2015

    The White Sox this season are trying to "reverse an eight-year slide that has seen their average attendance decrease" by 42.7%, according to Jon Greenberg of ESPN CHICAGO. The White Sox averaged 36,511 fans in '06, the year after they won the World Series, but that dropped to 20,896 in '14, the "third-worst number" in MLB. Since '06, the club has "drawn fewer people compared to the year before." But White Sox Senior VP/Sales & Marketing Brooks Boyer "promises that trend will end this season."...

    Tags: Franchises, Chicago White Sox, MLB
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    Orioles To Freeze Ticket Costs, Continue Variable Pricing System This Season

    Published January 28, 2015

    The Orioles "will not raise prices on season-ticket plans and individual game tickets" for the '15 season, according to Eduardo Encina of the Baltimore SUN. The team was "nearly two months behind in sending invoices to season-ticket holders this offseason, prompting speculation that it would raise prices, especially coming off the Orioles' best season in 17 years." The Orioles prior to the '14 season raised prices "on all plans by an average" of about 5%, the "first increase in cost" since '0...

    Tags: Franchises, Baltimore Orioles, MLB
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    MLB Franchise Notes: Tigers Rebrand Section Of Lower-Deck Seats At Comerica Park

    Published January 28, 2015

    In Detroit, Anthony Fenech reports 10 rows of lower-deck seating at Comerica Park have been "rebranded ... as the new 'Lower Infield Box' section." The new section is "made up of 2,700 seats in total" and is "sandwiched between the 'On-Deck Circle' section, which are the closest seats to the infield, and the 'Infield Box' section, which has been reduced in size because of the rebranding." The "Lower Infield Box" seats will be the Tigers' "fourth highest-priced season ticket" (DETROIT FREE PRE...

    Tags: Franchises, MLB
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