Tickets to the highly anticipated fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor went on sale Monday. The first batch of tickets was released at 1 p.m. ET to those who received a code from Ticketmaster's Fan Verified program, which aims to block brokers from buying up the tickets early. Some fans who received the codes, which do not guarantee tickets, sold them on eBay for as much as $200.
Dale Earnhardt Jr., the motorsports icon voted by fans as NASCAR’s Most Popular Driver for an unprecedented 14 consecutive years (2003-16), will join NBC Sports Group’s NASCAR coverage beginning in 2018, it was announced. Chairman of NBC Broadcasting and Sports Mark Lazarus, and NBC Sports Executive Producer and President of Production Sam Flood, will introduce Earnhardt, in a media conference call today, Monday, July 24 at 3 p.m. ET. An advisory with specific information regarding the conference call will be distributed later this morning.
Miracle Whip is throwing its support behind the feisty senior women of the San Diego Splash. The women’s basketball team features women who are each 80 years old or older, with the oldest player coming in at 92. The team is the oldest in the San Diego Women’s Basketball Association and winner of multiple gold medals at National Senior Games.
Every team apparently has a desire to host the NFL Draft, according to Packers CEO Mark Murphy. Murphy told shareholders Monday that every NFL city, plus Canton, Ohio, has bid to host the draft. The Packers have bid for 2019, 2020 and 2021.
It has turned into the cost of doing business. Every new stadium has all the bells and whistles, but typically at a substantial cost to local taxpayers and fans through PSLs. Jeff Schultz of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution chides the team for celebrating their cheap concession prices while asking fans to cough a premium of up to $45,000 per seat.