The Sacramento Kings are being sold to an ownership group from Seattle that will return the Seattle SuperSonics to the NBA at their previous home the KeyArena in time for the 2013 - 2014 season. [Read more]
With the Conference Championships Weekend upon us Live Toast takes a walk down memory lane to look back at the most expensive NFL playoff tickets of the past five years. Five of this year's games appear on the list, with the rematch of the AFC Championship between the New England Patriots and Baltimore Ravens number four on the list. Keep in mind these are just playoff games, not the Super Bowl. The average price is the average price fans paid for a ticket to that game on Ticket Liquidator's exc... [Read more]
Not surprisingly the BCS Championship between Notre Dame and Alabama is by far the most expensive ticket with an average price of $1,149. The Rose Bowl between Stanford and Wisconsin is the second-most popular game with an average price of $350. The Cotton Bowl between Texas A&M and Oklahoma, which isn't even a BCS Bowl, is the next most expensive ticket with a price of $281. [Read more]
There is no question that Thanksgiving is all about the feast. What could be better than a roast turkey accompanied by stuffing, mashed potatoes, and cranberry sauce and followed by an irresponsible amount of pie? But between loaded forkfuls of green bean casserole or pumpkin cheesecake, you might notice that there are other things going on. At TL, we always have our eyes on the best in live entertainment, and Thanksgiving has a lot to offer in the way of music, sports, and theatre.
Now, ... [Read more]
The St Louis Cardinals are currently fetching the highest average ticket price at $686 followed by the NLCS opponent the San Francisco Giants at $564. In the American League, the Tigers are commanding an average ticket price of $510 while New York Yankees fans have so far been willing to spend $476 for World Series tickets. [Read more]
That's right boys and girls, the 2012 NFL season kicks off tonight with the New York football Giants taking on the Dallas Choking Cowboys at MetLife Stadium and this game should be a great start to the NFL season. The Giants are coming off their thrilling Super Bowl win over the New England Patriots (their second in four years) and are looking to keep the winning streak going.
The Cowboys on the other hand enter 2012 following a string of frustrating seasons, with Tony Romo and the Cowboys havin... [Read more]
The 2012 NCAA football season kicks off tonight with a series of 15 games, highlighted by South Carolina at Vanderbilt and Washington State and BYU. With that in mind Live Toast is taking a look at the 2012 college football season, focusing on the top ten games of the year. We didn't decide what the biggest games are because of tradition, or what school is on TV more or anything that subjective. Instead we're relying on fans to tell us with their hard-earned dollars. Our ranking of the top ten b... [Read more]
With NFL training camps underway and the first preseasons games kicking off on Thursday August 9, the NFL season is really almost here. Last season featured some big changes in the NFL landscape, with several teams with a recent history of mediocrity came out swinging. The Detroit Lions, Houston Texans and Carolina Panthers were just three of the many surprises we saw. Tebowmania, a dominant Niners and Texan teams, it was quite a changing of the guard. Live Toast's 2012 NFL preview looks at the top ten NFL storylines we'll be keeping an eye on this season. With demand for tickets strting to pick up, it looks like we're not the only ones with football on the mind! [Read more]
Football and finance have become uneasy bedfellows.
Monday signalled a grim new twist in the Glazer family's Manchester United saga. It's been a terrible two weeks. United supporters have stood by helplessly as their club, once the wealthiest in the world, was largely ignored when the Glazers made an initial public offering (IPO) on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) a fortnight ago. The Glazers, who also own Tampa Bay Bucs, seemed headed for a major FAIL with the two-tiered IPO of "Class A" a... [Read more]