Showing posts with category "ticket pricing"

Baseball Teams to Use Airline Pricing Model

From Darren Rovell:

February 16, 2022
tags
ticket demand

The Title IX Grim Reaper

A follow-up to Phil Miller's May 13 post, Arizona State Eliminates Three Sports. When I saw this, I wondered what lay behind the decision. Past investigation

February 16, 2022
tags
college sports

RIP Thomas Roberts

Thomas Roberts, the arbitrator who found MLB teams had colluded in the free agent market in the mid 1980's (and who was fired twice by MLB), has passed. From

February 16, 2022
tags
arbitration

Ticket Scalping in Missouri - Now It's Legal

In Missouri, ticket scalping at prices above face value is now legal..

February 16, 2022
tags
ticket demand

I'll Have What He's Having: Curious Contract Provisions in the NCAA

The job of a sports agent is to get the best contract terms for his/her client. The best/most notorious is Scott Boras, famous for his reputation of being a

February 15, 2022
tags
bargaining

The Short Porch has Gotten Shorter in the Bronx

What has caused the home run derby at the new Yankee Stadium? Is it the new ballpark? Is it changes in the weather? Is it poor pitching? The folks at

February 15, 2022
tags
mlb

Progressive Field Becomes Winter Sports Field

The Cleveland Indians are getting ready to open a skating track and 10-lane snow tubing hill at Progressive Field during the offseason.

February 15, 2022
tags
economic development

Yanks Slash Ticket Prices

WhoDaThunkIt.com?

February 15, 2022
tags
mlb

Stanford May Cut Back in Athletics

From the AP (via a Sports Blog twitter)

February 15, 2022
tags
ncaa; college sports

Wimbledon Eschews the Labour Theory of Value

The All-England Club, which hosts the Wimbledon tennis tournament, has announced that beginning in 2007, the prize money will be the same for male and female

February 15, 2022
tags
discrimination

How Much Do NBA Players Make In The Playoffs?

The NBA is one of the most lucrative businesses in the world. Professional basketball players earn an extraordinary amount of money.

February 14, 2022
tags
nba

Fans Care about PED Use -- Sometimes

What spurred the public's negative view of the use of PEDs?  Why have MLB and pro cycling received much more attention than the NFL?  Some would say fans don’t care, even in the MLB and cycing case...

May 12, 2020
tags
cycling