Archive for November 2010

Stafford’s injuries could hurt Lions, too: Ticket sales may take it on the chin

By Bill SheaCrain’s Detroit BusinessPublished: November 21, 2010 Second-year quarterback Matthew Stafford literally is the poster boy for the rebuilding Detroit Lions, appearing on billboards and other marketing materials aimed at selling tickets. Fans, however, may not be interested in buying individual game or season tickets to watch second-stringer Shaun Hill pressed into service at…

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Assets like Astros’ park, TV network should land deal

By David BarronThe Houston ChroniclePublished: November 20, 2010 Whether it takes six months, a year or longer for Drayton McLane to sell the Astros, the combination of a state-of-the-art ballpark, a new television network and a strong business operation should ensure a successful — and profitable – outcome for McLane and his family, the executive…

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