Sports Leagues Are Reevaluating TV, So Why Not Ticketing Too?

Sports Leagues Are Reevaluating TV, So Why Not Ticketing Too?

Courtesy of Barron’s: Ticketmaster’s exclusive ticketing arrangement with the NFL ends next year. Might the league start letting you buy tickets on Twitter? The National Football League, like other pro sports leagues, has been looking for new ways to keep young people engaged. The NFL started streaming Thursday Night Football games on Twitter last year, and it will […]

Cowboys’ rising popularity also raising ticket prices

Cowboys’ rising popularity also raising ticket prices

Courtesy of Fox 4: Once again, they’ve become the hottest ticket in town. Ever since their winning season last year and the rising star duo of Dak Prescott and Zeke Elliott, a seat to see the Dallas Cowboys doesn’t come cheap. Mario Whitmire is getting his restaurant ready for football season, and the part-time ticket broker isn’t a bit […]

TICKETMASTER LOSING ITS GRIP ON NFL?

TICKETMASTER LOSING ITS GRIP ON NFL?

Courtesy of Venues Today: NFL’s Secondary Ticketing Market May Move Beyond Ticketmaster Ticketmaster’s contract with the NFL ends in 2017. Ticketmaster has a hold—at least officially—on National Football League (NFL) ticketing, both the primary and secondary markets. But signs point to a shifting of the landscape in the NFL’s secondary ticketing market with the five-year […]

Facebook, Amazon, Twitter and YouTube are bidding to stream the NFL’s Thursday night games

Facebook, Amazon, Twitter and YouTube are bidding to stream the NFL’s Thursday night games

Courtesy of ReCode: These streams are the highest-profile sports rights currently on the market. The NFL is selling the rights to stream its “Thursday Night Football” games next season, and at least four big tech companies are interested. Facebook, Amazon, Twitter and Google’s YouTube have all submitted proposals to the NFL in the hope of […]

Chargers set season ticket prices for first season in Los Angeles

Chargers set season ticket prices for first season in Los Angeles

Courtesy of the Los Angeles Times: With the Chargers set to begin playing in the relatively cozy, 30,000-or-so-seat StubHub Center this season, the team on Tuesday unveiled a season-ticket plan that ranks as the priciest in the NFL. The average ticket in the league’s smallest stadium will cost approximately $192, which would’ve been the highest […]