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Tonight, the Washington Nationals sold tickets for $1 to their game against the Pirates. Tomorrow, the team is selling a limited amount of tickets for $2. We're in the middle of May now and there are nine parks in Major League Baseball this year that are averaging crowds that fill less than half their ballpark. Most seem to be disinterested to do what it takes to fill the stands.
Lenny Dykstra, an outfielder for the New York Mets and Philadelphia Phillies known by the nickname "Nails," has been indicted for bankruptcy fraud and embezzlement from the bankruptcy estate.
Is Steve Cohen buying the New York Mets? Anthony Scaramucci, Skybridge Capital managing partner, weighs in.
Most of us listen to the voice or at best do a mumble, but tonight, do yourself a favor and sing the thing. I'm talking about the National Anthem and God Bless America. Thanks to the killing of Osama Bin Laden last night, tonight's renditions before sporting events seem to have a little more meaning. If you're in the stands, sing it. If you're at home, sing it.
CNBC's Kate Kelly with an inside baseball story on a possible suitor for the ailing New York Mets.
CNBC's Darren Rovell has the highlights from his interview with Dodgers owner, Travis McCourt, who discusses losing control of the team.
Debt issues and a bitter divorce are causing some major league trouble for the national past time. Insight on the battle for the Los Angeles Dodgers, with Frank McCourt, Los Angeles Dodgers owner and CNBC's Darren Rovell.
Last week, we interviewed Ticketmaster CEO Nathan Hubbard right after the company's announcement of dynamic ticketing. Since tickets are such a big part of being a sports fan, we're continuing that series today — an interview with the CEO of StubHub, Chris Tsakalakis.
Last week, despite the labor battle, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell called an NFL player. He didn't just call any player. He called Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Chad Ochocinco, who promptly tweeted about the conversation, saying it was an "amazing surprise." Goodell's choice was a good one, as it turns out that Chad Ochocinco is the most influential sports personality in the online world.
Earlier this week, Ticketmaster announced that it was partnering with a company called MarketShare to bring dynamic pricing to the tickets it sells. We've seen plenty of variable ticket pricing in which teams set different tiered prices based on what team they are playing, but dynamic pricing is more like airline pricing...
On Wednesday, Major League Baseball commissioner Bud Selig announced that the league would be taking over financial control of the Dodgers by appointing a representative to oversee its actions.
Major League Baseball is taking over the Los Angeles Dodgers, a team financially paralyzed by the divorce of its owners.
Major League Baseball is striking out in ticket sales this year, as fans stay home. Is the price of admission too high? CNBC's Darren Rovell has takes a look.
Former baseball star Lenny Dykstra has been arrested and will face one charge of bankruptcy fraud for embezzlement, according to a federal prosecutor.
A federal jury convicted Barry Bonds of a single charge of obstruction of justice Wednesday but failed to reach a verdict on the three counts at the heart of allegations that he knowingly used steroids and human growth hormone and lied to a grand jury about it.
CNBC's Darren Rovell takes a look at how much it costs fans to attend a game and, maybe even buy a hot dog and beer this baseball season.
CNBC's Darren Rovell has the story behind the Mets trying to wipe away the shadow of Bernie Madoff.
Peanuts have an insurmountable lead as the nut of choice at a baseball game, as it has been paired with the sport since the very beginning. But as pistachio sales have skyrocketed outside the stadium, more and more teams are adding it to the fan offerings.
CNBC's Darren Rovell talks about the Mets financial situation before the team's home opener, including the sale of a minority portion of the team, with Dave Howard, executive vp of business operations. They also discuss the Madoff clawback suit and it's impact on the team.
CNBC's Kate Kelly says the Mets are looking to receive six to eight bids for the minority stake in the team. And the future of the 2011 NFL & NBA season could be in doubt, with Sal Galatioto, Galatioto Sports Partners.