Secondary Market Blamed for Low Season-Ticket Sales
by MIKE CASAZZA, DAILY MAIL SPORTSWRITER July 2014
West Virginia University football season ticket sales are as low as they've been in nine years, but the Mountaineers are working with, as opposed to against, a supposed obstacle to boost future sales.
Spooky Nook Sports Complex Plans Hotel, Restaurant
by Tim Mekeel July 2014
"This will be something to service (its) tournament participants," said Bob Krimmel, East Hempfield Township manager.
West Virigina to Revisit with Fan Experience Committee
by Mike Casazza July 2014
West Virginia's foray into the Fan Experience Committee was a success, so much so that the group of Mountaineer faithful will be called back again in August and November to keep the constructive conversations flowing.
U.S. Could Host '22 World Cup if Qatar Guilty of Bribery
by Times Record News July 2014
The findings from FIFA’s internal investigation regarding how Qatar was awarded the host rights for the 2022 World Cup should be released later this month. New allegations prompted soccer’s governing body to finally take action. With all the evidence that has been reported by news outlets, it’s probable some form of bribery occurred.
Introducing Endurance Sports Events to Digital Media
by Diane Mastrull; Inquirer Columnist July 2014
As triathletes, one professionally in the past and the other because she's clearly a glutton for torture in her free time, Holden Comeau and Jayme Anne Goldberg have an informed perspective on endurance sports. And not just that they are brutal. The two noticed a costly deficiency: Events managers were not using online video advertising. That meant they were seriously limiting outreach to potential participants and sponsorship revenue, Comeau and Goldberg said.
One Campus May Host Eight Conference Tournaments
by Greg Hardwig email@example.com July 2014
On Friday, the conference officially announced that Florida Gulf Coast University will be home to the volleyball, sand volleyball, baseball and softball tournaments for the 2014-15 season.
With Comcast, SEC Network Would Reach 50M Homes
by Andy Johnston; For the AJC July 2014
You might want to hold out for a couple of weeks if you're a Comcast subscriber who's worried that you won't have the SEC Network.
New Bucks Owners See Opportunity in Arena Design
by CHARLES F. GARDNER, firstname.lastname@example.org June 2014
The process of building a new downtown arena for the Milwaukee Bucks will get a jump-start Wednesday when three or four stadium design firms present plans to new owners Wesley Edens and Marc Lasry in New York.
Keebler-Sponsored Elf Door Art Draws Visitors to Parks
by Carrie Wise, THE COLUMBUS DISPATCH June 2014
It's not your imagination. Small wooden doors really are nestled at the bottom of a few trees in Columbus parks. And they are meant to look as if little elves built them.
Forward Passports: Schools Prepare for Bowl in Bahamas
by Dan Wolken, @DanWolken, USA TODAY Sports June 2014
Every day this week from 9a.m. to 5 p.m., Marshall University has set aside space in its football office for something that might not even matter by the end of the season. But Mark Gale, the assistant athletics director for football operations, would rather be safe than sorry when it comes to getting passports for a possible trip to December's Bahamas Bowl. Because the first-year bowl will be in a foreign country, schools in Conference USA and the Mid-American Conference already are working on securing passports for their players, coaches and support staff.