King James Vacates Miami Throne for Hometown Perch: Cleveland Cavaliers Tickets up in sales 40%

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Every basketball fan in the world is well aware by now that LeBron James, a.k.a. The Chosen One, has officially opted out of his contract in Miami and will return to Cleveland for the start of the 2014–15 regular season. Doing it in a much more subtle way then 2010′s “The Announcement,” James made clear that he is ready to get to work in a city known for its blue-collar pedigree.

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Mayweather/Maidana Rematch Will Light Up the Strip in Mid-September

 

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Floyd Mayweather will have the attention of the sporting world on the evening of September 13 when he takes on Marcos Maidana in a highly anticipated rematch at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. All folks familiar with Mayweather could probably rattle off three or four of his favorite nicknames for himself, and he is widely regarded the boxing world as the greatest pound-for-pound champion. The undefeated Grand Rapids, Michigan native nearing the age of 40 seems to have figured out a way to stop time about as well as he has figured out ways to stop his many opponents. An immaculate career record of 46–0 is complemented by 26 knockouts, although he has not stopped a man short of 12 rounds in nearly 3 years.

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Buying Last Minute Theatre Tickets Stress-Free

 

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Buying last-minute tickets to sporting events, concerts, theatre and other live entertainment using online sites is something that was not a concept merely two decades ago. In the current era, last-minute ticket grabbing is one of the most popular ways to do business, and also a huge convenience for people all over the world who tend to do things at the last minute. Folks who regularly purchase day-of and last-minute tickets are utilizing the very cutting edge of modern society, an apex becoming sharper with each passing day. Here are a few scenarios wherein you may want to purchase last-minute tickets.

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Hot and Cold: Taking MLB Temperature Halfway Through 162-Game Run

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Major League Baseball’s 2014 regular season is approaching its halfway point, and four of the six divisions that comprise the National League and American League boast the potential for pennant races tighter than a rusted screw.

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2014 NHL Schedule Released, Fans Counting Days Until Puck Drops

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It is officially time to get excited about the NHL Hockey 2014 season. The official NHL Hockey Schedule was recently released, and fans of every team in the league have reason to be excited. The second week in October will mark the initial puck drop on rinks across North America, and the action that unfolds will have everything to do with how the season develops, along with the happiness level of fans of every franchise.

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Drake & Lil Wayne Tour Coming to a City Near You

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Rappers Drake and Lil Wayne have traveled distinctly different paths to the top of the rap world over the course of the past few decades. Drake was born and raised in Toronto, and he broke into the entertainment business a young age with a reoccurring role on a soap opera-style show aimed at youths. Lil Wayne was the product of a broken home in a tough New Orleans neighborhood, where he learned how to look out for himself at a young age. Blessed with a sharp mind and tireless ambition, he rose to the top of his high school class but later ditched the education route to embark on a career in music.

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Triple Crown Kerfuffle – California Chrome Loses, Owner Gets Loose

 

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The three-week buildup to the 2014 Belmont Stakes was filled with anticipation. The race itself was full of surprises and developments immediately etched into the horseracing history books. The aftermath was something entirely different.

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Frozen On Ice Tickets: Disney’s Top-Grossing Film Headed to Nation’s Largest Arenas

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Merely months after Disney’s Frozen became the highest grossing film of all time, eclipsing the staggering totals of Toy Story 3, the massive entertainment company has announced that Disney’s Frozen On Ice will become the 34th installment of the popular Ice Capades franchise.

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New York Rangers to Battle LA Kings in 2014 Stanley Cup Showdown

 

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A thrilling Game 7 in Chicago has reached its end after a dramatic overtime goal by the LA Kings, and the stage is set for what is expected to be a fast and furious cross coast 2014 Stanley Cup Finals.

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Stubhub Fees: Fans Explore Other Options in Response to Stubhub Up Front Fees

 

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Stubhub was one of the first major players in a the highly competitive online ticket exchange, and their basic formula was duplicated by many other exchanges attempting to get a little slice of the gigantic pie. After experiencing several years at the top of the proverbial food chain, Stubhub recently made some adjustments that have turned out to have a less-than-positive impact. In fact, many regulars to the online ticket marketplace have become disenchanted by the new procedures employed by Stubhub during the checkout process.

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