LATEST STUBHUB MLB DEAL INCLUDES ‘ZERO HOUR’ RESALE
StubHub and Major League Baseball have renewed their resale partnership for a third time, and their latest deal allows all 30 teams will be able to sell tickets up until the first pitch of the game, according to Sports Business Journal. The ‘zero hour’ resales will be league-wide and signify the sport’s move towards more mobile ticketing. The deal also allows clubs to operate parallel resale markets like the Red Sox Replay. The deal, set to be signed in the coming weeks, will run until 2022.
JAY-Z CANCELS SECOND 4:44 TOUR SHOW
Jay-Z has announced that his Dec. 6 show at the Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln, Nebraska has been cancelled. In a statement to the Omaha World Herald, the rapper stated “This tour is too important to me to do it halfway,” and added “I respect you guys too much to take the money and run.” The cancellation is reportedly because the production team could not get the screens up in time in the building. Jay-Z also cancelled his Nov. 1 appearance in Fresno, California for the same reason.
VEGAS SHOOTER FIRED OVER 1,100 ROUNDS
Stephen Paddock fired more than 1,100 rounds of ammunition during his attack on the Route 91 country music festival, Clark County Sheriff Joe Lombardo told the Las Vegas Review-Journal on Wednesday. Of the 1,100 rounds, 200 were fired into the hallway of the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay hotel when Paddock was aiming at hotel security guard Jesus Campos. Another 4,000 rounds of ammunition were found in the shooter’s hotel room. Clark County Sheriff Joe Lombardo said his team is continuing to work with the FBI, but still have no apparent motive for the shooting.