Sports Teams Need To Fill Stadiums : Planet Money Sporting event attendance is down. So teams are trying out creative, new ways to win back fans.
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Sports Teams Need To Fill Stadiums

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Sports Teams Need To Fill Stadiums

Sports Teams Need To Fill Stadiums

Sports Teams Need To Fill Stadiums

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CLEVELAND, OH - AUGUST 06: Fans stand in the rain before the start of the Texas Rangers at Cleveland Indians game at Progressive Field on August 6, 2019 in Cleveland, Ohio. The game was postponed.
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Attendance at most sporting events has dropped in the last decade — and continues to fall. Sports teams have put most of their efforts into getting to fans to watch games on screens. But now they are faced with empty seats they are trying to fill.

Today on the show, how sports teams are trying new plays like lower food costs, subscription tickets, and flexible seating to bring back the crowds.

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