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Ultra Music Festival 2014

The start of Ultra Music Festival is exactly 10 months away, and tickets have already been released to the general public. After expanding to two weekends for the first time in 2013, Ultra will go back to a single weekend

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UFC 160 & 162 Ticket Prices

With UFC 160 only a few days away, we examine ticket prices and how they’ve changed in the last month. We also take an early look at the market for UFC 162 on July 6, which will also be held

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Top 5 SportsBiz Articles of the Week: May 11 – May 17

Mayor Kevin Johnson Performs Greatest Steal Of His Career As Sacramento Retains Kings Patrick Rishe Following the NBA Board of Governors vote this week, the Kings will officially remain in Sacramento. Rishe highlights the individual most responsible keeping team away

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Is Jay-Z’s Taylor Swift Diss Legit?

Got beef? In his single off the Great Gatsby soundtrack “100$ Bill”, Jay-Z seems to call out country superstar Taylor Swift. He raps, “Took that, Taylor Swift to a hundred f—— million, b—-. I’mma let ya’ll continue but…” This is

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Top 5 MusicBiz Articles of the Week: May 4 – May 10

PR, Product Marketing, and Social Media Strategies From Daft Punk @bclauser The buzz for Daft Punk’s upcoming Random Access Memories album is palpable. As Clauser explains, the duo has taken an old school approach in marketing their upcoming project. They

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Britney’s Back: Las Vegas Residency Confirmed

After months of rumors, in the latest issue of Shape, Britney Spears has confirmed her Las Vegas residency to begin at Planet Hollywood this fall. While details are still scarce and official dates are yet to be announced, Britney promises

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L.A. Teams Disappointing

With the Los Angeles Kings winning the Stanley Cup in 2012, several other southland teams hoped to follow suit and bring a championship to the City of Angels in 2013. While the Kings are still alive on their quest to

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Top 5 MusicBiz Articles of the Week: April 28 – May 3

Jay-Z Drops ’100$ Bill’ To Go ‘Hand In Hand’ With ‘Great Gatsby’ @RobMarkman Jay-Z is already a mogul in the music industry, and last week we discussed Roc Nation’s entrance into the world of sports. Now comes the movie business.

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Top 5 SportsBiz Articles of the Week: April 28 – May 3

How Does Jason Collins’ Coming Out Statement Affect His Off-Court Opportunities? @DarrenHeitner Heitner explores Jason Collins’ newfound marketing opportunity after becoming the first active NBA player to publicly announce his homosexuality earlier this week. While Collins and his representative will

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Mayweather Ticket Prices Drop 59% Since March 12 Release

Floyd “Money” Mayweather puts his undefeated record on the line on Saturday against challenger Robert Guerrero for the WBC Welterweight title. This will be Mayweather’s first fight since May 5 of last year, following his incarceration for domestic abuse. The

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