April 27th 2009
Los Angeles Lakers Coach Phil Jackson said that playing an NBA Playoff game at Energy Solutions Arena was a lot like attending a rock concert.
I was in Energy Solutions Arena for Game 3 between the Jazz-Lakers and Coach Jackson was spot-on when he said the arena is so loud, it’s like being at a rock concert. It may have been a basketball game, but the place was rocking!
As I watched a packed arena of fans standing, clapping and cheering as the Jazz came from 13 points down to win by three in the final seconds, I kept thinking to myself, “This is why I enjoy sports so much,” and “This is why I wrote “Create a Sellout.” There’s nothing quite like a sold out sporting event, especially a closely contested sold out event.
April 20th 2009
April 13th 2009
I read an article in the LA times this weekend - Recession Brought Baseball Back Where It Should Be. The story shares how the Arizona Diamondbacks sell tickets for $5, hot dogs for $1.50, sodas for $1.50, which means a family of four can enjoy a Diamondbacks game, hot and drinks for only $32.
The article shared that according to Team Marketing Report, the cost of four tickets at the average price, four hot dogs, four sodas, two beers, two caps and parking comes to (more…)