The Ravens are updating their ticketing game plan, putting single-game seats up for sale when the NFL schedule is released Thursday night — instead of months later — to try to tap into fans’ anticipation and better compete with secondary ticket brokers.“It’s a change in the business model a little bit,’ said Baker Koppelman, the team’s senior vice president of ticket sales and operations. “We’re adapting to the world that is in front of us.”The secondary ticket market “has really become a significant thing in the past few years,” Koppelman said. “We’re competing with it. If you’re going to compete with something, you want to compete from start to finish.”Last year, individual-game tickets — which range from $80 to $430 — did not go on sale until June. Koppelman said the shift to what he called “the highest demand day of the year” is not the result of “any … [Read more...] about Ravens change game plan by tying single-game ticket sales to Thursday’s schedule release
AS Roma defender Kostas Manolas celebrates a goal during the UEFA Champions League quarter-final second leg football match. Photo: Lluis Gene/AFP Hundreds of Roma fans queued outside club stores in the Italian capital overnight to be among the first to claim tickets for the Champions League semi-final second leg against Liverpool. Tickets went on sale at 10am on Wednesday, but many fans waited overnight to make sure they were not disappointed as Roma prepare for their first semi-final in this competition since Liverpool beat them on penalties in the final to lift the 1984 European Cup. READ ALSO: Rome erupts in celebration after 'historic' comeback against Barca … [Read more...] about Roma fans queued through the night for Champions League tickets
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By Cody McCrary Published 2:51 pm, Tuesday, April 17, 2018 Photo: Santiago Mejia, Staff / The Chronicle Image 1of/1 CaptionClose Image 1 of 1 Buy photo San Antonio Spurs center Pau Gasol (16) looks for the rebound against Golden State Warriors guard Shaun Livingston (34) and forward Draymond Green (23) during the fourth quarter of Round 1 Game 1 of the NBA Western Conference Finals between the Spurs and Golden State Warriors at Oracle Arena, Saturday, April 14, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. The Spurs lost 92-113. less San Antonio Spurs center Pau Gasol (16) looks for the rebound against Golden State Warriors guard Shaun Livingston (34) and forward Draymond Green (23) during the fourth quarter of Round 1 Game 1 of the NBA ... more Photo: Santiago Mejia, Staff / The Chronicle Buy this photo Report: Ticket sales for Spurs-Warriors Game 3 … [Read more...] about Report: Ticket sales for Spurs-Warriors Game 3 averaging over $100
The Tribune’s Paul Sullivan answers your questions (or, this week, question). Ask Sully your question here.Why don’t the Sox stage a free ticket giveaway like the A’s? They would at least sell a lot of beer, hot dogs and merchandise, and Guaranteed Rate Field would be packed. J.K., ChicagoGood question, though I’m not sure it would be as successful as the A’s giveaway, which takes place tonight against the White Sox in honor of their 50th anniversary in Oakland.Like the A’s, the Sox have had trouble drawing fans this early. The Tampa Bay Times reported only 974 actually attended the April 9 game at Sox Park when it snowed in the morning and was brutally cold. A Sox spokesman disputed the figure, saying it “wasn’t even close” to being accurate.Either way, the stands were practically empty. I don’t blame the thousands of fans who ate their tickets, but it suggests even if the Sox gave away all of the 40,615 seats in this … [Read more...] about Would a free ticket giveaway work for the White Sox?