No One Wants to Go Watch College Football’s Biggest Game

No One Wants to Go Watch College Football’s Biggest Game

Courtesy of Bloomberg: Demand for tickets to college football’s national title game is at an all-time low, as travel costs and match-up fatigue weigh on fans of both Alabama and Clemson. Prices for tickets to Monday’s College Football Playoff title game at the San Francisco 49ers home in Santa Clara, California, have dropped more than […]

Scott Boras, Rogers and TV Money

Scott Boras, Rogers and TV Money

Courtesy of SB Nation / Bluebird Banter: It is safe to say the the current occupants of 1 Blue Jays Way are not Scott Boras’s favourite people in the world. The animosity began when after Aaron Sanchez refused the 2017 contract offer the Jays made in search of a larger raise so he was instead renewed at the minimum […]

Mega-promoter rivalry between Live Nation and AEG worries smaller music venues

Mega-promoter rivalry between Live Nation and AEG worries smaller music venues

Courtesy of Crain’s Cleveland Business: Competition for Cleveland’s concert dollars intensified this summer when AEG Presents spent more than $3 million to renovate the historic Agora Theatre & Ballroom. Live Nation, long the dominant music promoter in Northeast Ohio, harkening back to its roots as the iconic Belkin Productions, added its own major venue in […]

Beyonce & JAY-Z’s On the Run II Tour Finishes with More Than $250 Million

Beyonce & JAY-Z’s On the Run II Tour Finishes with More Than $250 Million

Courtesy of Billboard: They say it’s a marathon, not a sprint. But for Beyoncé and JAY-Z, it was both. Their sprawling On the Run II Tour finished with $253.5 million in the bank, according to figures reported to Billboard Boxscore. The trek wrapped Oct. 4 at Seattle’s CenturyLink Field, the last of the 48 stadium dates they played, […]