49ers Finding Success in Tech-Rich Silicon Valley

  • The 49ers are successfully selling uber-VIP suites and field seats to tech execs and venture capitalists in Silicon Valley.
  • 49ers have generated more ticket resales on Ticketmaster's official ticket exchange than any other NFL team.

The San Francisco 49ers have the advantage – and challenge – of playing in one of the world’s richest metro markets. On the one hand, playing in the heart of Silicon Valley makes it easier for the 49ers to sell the type of uber-VIP packages that would be difficult for the Green Bay Packers to market in blue-collar Wisconsin. On the other hand, there are so many sports and entertainment temptations in the surrounding Bay Area, it’s easy for fans […]

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How Will NHL’s TV Talks Play Out? We Ask The Experts

The National Hockey League will be the first big sports sports league to put its broadcast rights up for bid during the coming gold rush of 2021-2022, when the NFL’s entire TV portfolio could be up for grabs. NBC Sports’ 10-year U.S. media rights deal expires after the 2020-2021 season. With live sports the most valuable entertainment going, you can bet your Stanley Cup the NHL is going to be looking for a very hefty increase from NBC’s current $200 million-a-year […]

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