It's time to announce the winners of the TN.com Mother Knows Best Contest! Sure, it's been a few days (okay, okay, more than a few, and we're really sorry), but we had to confirm our winners before announcing! So, without further ado...
Congratulations to our Grand Prize winner, Meghan!
The entire TN team would like to congratulate Meghan for placing the winning entry in the TN.com Mother Knows Best contest. We loved the advice she shared with us, given to her by her wonderful mother! Here's what Meghan wrote:
Happy Mother’s Day! … Just kidding, we’re not quite there yet. Mother’s Day is soon, though, so if you haven’t started thinking about what to get your mom (or moms or grandma or aunt or sisters) then the TN Team would like to help you out!
Our 2013 TN.mom Gift Idea Guide offers hand-selected events in concerts, theater, sports, and comedy. But it would be even nicer if we helped foot the bill for some of that stuff, right? Which means…
It's CONTEST TIME!
We’ll be giving away several prizes that you can use for mom! (We won’t tell.) One grand prize winner will receive a $75 TicketNetwork gift card and a $25 Restaurant.com Gift Code; two runners up will each win one $25 TicketNetwork gift card and one $25 Restaurant.com Gift Code; and five randomly selected entrants will each receive one $25 Restaurant.com Gift Code.
To enter the TN.com Mother Knows Best Contest, use the widget below by entering your name and a valid email address, as well as an answer to the question: "What is the best advice your mom (grandma, aunt, or other significant woman in your life) has given you?"
- Did she tell you never to take candy from a stranger? (Very solid.)
- Has she shared the perfect tips for coping with stress?
- Has she told you the secret to a happy life?
Whatever it may be, tell us which piece of mom’s wisdom you treasure most in the comments below.
The contest begins NOW — 9:00 a.m. EDT on May 2 — and we'll collect your responses through 11:59 p.m. EDT on May 9. We’ll announce the winners here, on the TN Team Blog, on Friday, May 10 — just in time for Mother’s Day. Good luck!
Contest is now over, thanks for your entries!
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If you have not seen or taken advantage of the 5% coupon code that we are offering here at TicketNetwork.com, now is the time! The promotion runs through October 31, 2012, and is good for any purchase of sports tickets.*
There are a lot of great sports events coming up in the next few months including the World Series, the NBA tipping-off its regular season schedule, and the NFL continuing its season. There is definitely not a shortage of options.
Still looking for ideas on what sports tickets to buy? Here are the top ten selling sports teams on TicketNetwork.com:
* Before service fees. Does not include shipping.
The Texas Rangers have been among the top teams in Major League Baseball in 2012, and on TicketNetwork.com, they have also been the most sought-after tickets in the league.
Games at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington have accounted for nearly 12% of all MLB tickets sold through the TicketNetwork.com marketplace, nearly 3% more than their closest competitor, the New York Yankees. Even more impressively, the Rangers have sold more than two times the number of tickets than any of their American League West rivals combined. The team has had an electrifying first half (see video below to see Mother Nature's proof) and currently boasts the second-best record in baseball, having out-slugged their opponents all season long, scoring a league-leading 443 runs.
Having the Rangers and Yankees atop the rankings is not really a surprise as they are the two best teams in baseball, but one surprise is the disappointing Boston Red Sox. The Red Sox have been a fixture as one of the top selling teams in previous years, but they have not lived up to those standards in 2012. The team currently ranks No. 11, behind teams like the Milwaukee Brewers, Pittsburgh Pirates and even the typically attendance-challenged Tampa Bay Rays.
Top Selling MLB Teams on TicketNetwork.com
|#1. Texas Rangers
||#16. Minnesota Twins
|#2. New York Yankees
||#17. Kansas City Royals
|#3. Milwaukee Brewers
||#18. New York Mets
|#4. Detroit Tigers
||#19. Houston Astros
|#5. Atlanta Braves
||#20. Philadelphia Phillies
|#6. Pittsburgh Pirates
||#21. Cincinnati Reds
|#7. San Francisco Giants
||#22. Cleveland Indians
|#8. Colorado Rockies
||#23. Los Angeles Angels
|#9. Tampa Bay Rays
||#24. Baltimore Orioles
|#10. Los Angeles Dodgers
||#25. Toronto Blue Jays
|#11. Boston Red Sox
||#26. Miami Marlins
|#12. St. Louis Cardinals
||#27. Arizona Diamondbacks
|#13. Washington Nationals
||#28. Chicago White Sox
|#14. Seattle Mariners
||#29. San Diego Padres
|#15. Chicago Cubs
||#30. Oakland Athletics