• Bills Surpass 60,000 Season Tickets, Honor Buyers

    by News Staff report August 2015

    To thank season ticket holders, a special 60k graphic that includes each account holder's name will be mounted in the tunnel at Ralph Wilson Stadium

  • Done Deal: Falcons to Play in Mercedes-Benz Stadium

    by Tim Tucker; Staff August 2015

    Shortly after Mercedes-Benz announced in January the move of its U.S. headquarters from New Jersey to metro Atlanta, a team of executives was dispatched to find ways to quickly make the company's presence known in its new home. "I sent them out fishing and they came back with a whale," Mercedes-Benz USA president and CEO Steve Cannon said Monday.

  • Ballpark Naming Deal Has 'the Palm Beaches' Proviso

    by Joe Capozzi Palm Beach Post Staff Writer August 2015

    The Houston Astros and Washington Nationals are about to turn their attention to selling the naming rights of the spring training stadium the teams will share south of 45th Street.

  • Alcohol Now Allowed in 4 Percent of Ohio Stadium

    by Todd Jones, The Columbus Dispatch August 2015

    The incessant pressure to produce money in college athletics is evident in how the opinion of Ohio State athletic director Gene Smith changed in a year's time.

  • UTC Offering Season Ticket Deals Based on Temps

    by Gene Henley August 2015

    The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga athletic department is holding an "Under the Weather" promotion today for new football season tickets.

  • Redskins President Says Team Will Not Change Name

    by Michael Phillips August 2015

    The Washington Redskins took some hits this offseason, but on the final day of training camp in Richmond, team president Bruce Allen went on the offensive.

  • As Shoe Wars Heat Up, Arizona Stays Loyal to Nike

    by Bruce Pascoe, Arizona Daily Star August 2015

    Even though Arizona received a boost to $3.8 million annually for re-upping with longtime sponsor Nike last week, the Wildcats still may have accepted a discount from their open-market value.

  • Football Sellouts Not a Given for Defending Champ OSU

    by Bob Hunter, The Columbus Dispatch August 2015

    How does a terrific product, aggressive marketing and the perfect marketing situation add up to unsold tickets?

  • In Litigious Climate, Risk for Colleges Selling Jerseys

    by August 2015

    South Carolina has changed its policy on releasing jersey numbers for retail use, eschewing those worn by popular players and instead choosing two generic numerals.

  • Neutral-Site Games a Boon to FSU's Bottom Line

    by Tom D'Angelo Palm Beach Post Staff Writer August 2015

    Florida State started scheduling made-for-TV, neutral-site games before the college football playoff committee sent a strong signal that creampuff schedules could damage a team's playoff hopes. But thanks to that committee, the Seminoles have more than the $5 million reasons they will receive from Atlanta to pursue such games.