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Attendance

Soccer

Singapore Soccer Players Went Door-To-Door To Get Fans To Watch Their Games In Saddest Sales Pitch Ever

What would you do if you were a Singaporean professional soccer player and fewer than 1,000 people went to your games? Take advice from the best salespeople out there: Girl Scouts. Right?


NFL

The NFL Will Loosen Restrictions On TV Blackouts

The NFL is getting much nicer these days, which seems to contradict Roger Goodell’s normally dictatorial style. First, they pushed back the late afternoon start time from 4:15 to 4:25 to avoid overlap with the early afternoon games. Now they’re helping out the commoners by lightening the blackout rules for television, which previously required a 100 percent sellout for games to remain televised locally.


MLB

There Was Literally Almost No One At Today’s Marlins Game

In order to get play as many games as possible before a hurricane potentially sets their schedule back, the Florida Marlins canceled a game against the Cincinnati Reds scheduled for tomorrow and moved it to today, meaning the teams are playing a doubleheader. Marlins games are not generally well-attended to begin with. Combine that with today’s game being played on short notice, and…


MLBNFL

How Professional Sports Franchises Cook The Books To Boost Attendance Figures

We all know attendance is one of the key revenue generators for the major sports leagues in North America; the SportsCenter to ESPN.


Media MonsterMLB

Tampa Bay Rays Selling Obstructed View Seats For Game 5

The Tampa Bay Rays are selling 5,000 obstructed-view seats for tonight’s ALDS game 5 against the Texas Rangers.


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