Since 1993, the sports world has gathered for one night each summer for the Excellence in Sports Performance Yearly Awards, simply referred to as, the “ESPYs.” Hosted by award-winning actor Jon Hamm, the 2013 ESPY Awards had few surprises during ESPN’s live telecast on July 17 at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, conveniently held during the MLB All-Star break on the ev… more
Hot on the heels of its 100 Most Powerful Celebrities list, Forbes released another entertainment-based assessment on July 15 that set out to determine the 50 Most Valuable Sports Teams in the world. Like the celebrity list, the sports team analysis takes into account several factors—including sponsorships, revenue, and operating income—from international soccer, NASCAR, Form… more
One surefire way to create a buzz and re-energize a program is to name a former star player as the new head coach. That is exactly what Texas Tech did in December when it announced that former record-setting quarterback Kliff Kingsbury would take over the reins of the Red Raiders football program. After starting his coaching career only five years ago as a quality control assistant at th… more
Throughout history, parades have served many different purposes, but perhaps none are as electrifying as the celebration held after a sports team wins a championship. Commonly referred to as a “ticker-tape parade,” the origin of such festivity dates back to New York in the 1880s, and derives its name from the stock ticker machine that was used at the time to track financial n… more
Father's Day Gifts
Father’s Day is June 16, and there’s no better gift to give dear old dad than the lasting memories that come with sports, concert, or theater tickets. Send him to any one of the numerous upcoming live events in stock, and with hundreds of options available for every budget, you’re sure to find ideal Father’s Day gifts this year.
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