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Friday, December 19, 2014

Sports Business

Alamo Dome Seats Ripped Fans Off

I remember looking at the photos online when I was getting prepared to purchase my Final Four tickets for the trip I wound up not taking. I automatically ruled out certain sections based on the charts I saw. Now I know why. We have visual photo evidence from Sports by Brooks depicting how horrible some…Read More

Denver Lacrosse Team Bigger Draw than Nuggets, Avalanche

I bet most of you probably didn’t even know Denver had a lacrosse team. I bet many of you have a professional lacrosse team in your town and don’t even know it. I didn’t. But apparently the people of Denver happen to be quite interested in theirs. Matter of fact, the Colorado Mammoth draw more…Read More

Euros Love Them Some D-Wade

If you thought that the likes of Dirk, Pau, Mehmet Okur, or say, Zaza Pachulia, would have the top selling jerseys in Europe because you know, they actually played in that continent, then you would be wrong. Much to my surprise, I have come to discover that Dwyane Wade’s No. 3 is the most popular…Read More

Kevin Durant Wants to go Cheap with His Shoes Like Starbury

Thanks to Ballhype for putting me onto Nate Jones’ story at FanHouse about Texas star Kevin Durant wanting a shoe deal that will market his sneakers for cheap. The news is truly pleasing. Taking it from Jones: Today on his Oregon Live blog, John Canzano reported that one of the sticking points for Durant in…Read More

Who Cares About the Low NBA Finals TV Ratings

They don’t bother me one bit. Of course I’m not the one selling advertising on my multi-million dollar finals TV deal, but still. I’m really just sick and tired of hearing about how the NBA finals ratings are down. That doesn’t seem to be news to me. It’s seems so commonplace. Not just for the…Read More

NHL to Las Vegas or Kansas City, Yay

Here’s something I just can’t get down with — the NHL expanding. Is it really a flourishing sport? Is it a booming and lucrative business? How can they justify throwing two more teams out there, which would bring the total to 32? Have Columbus, Atlanta, and Nashville not been enough of a sign? Apparently not….Read More

Gene Upshaw Makes Joe DeLamielleure Fear for His Life

Hall of Fame lineman Joe DeLamielleure is on a campaign against NFL union head Gene Upshaw. DeLamielleure is voicing what he feels is the opinion of many retired NFL players — that the NFL pension plan sucks. DeLamielleure says his daily goal is to get Upshaw fired (sounds quite fulfilling). Anywhoo, check out what Upshaw…Read More

David Wright’s Going to Make Millions off of Vita Water

With a nod to the real Mr. Brown for tipping me off to this story, considering he has taken up an equal enjoyment of the elixir as me, David Wright will be making millions off of Vita Water. Mets superstar slugger David Wright cracked a financial grand slam that could be worth as much as…Read More

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