Sports | October 1, 2017 5:00 am

The Art of Sneaking Into the Biggest Events in Sports

Bleacher Report leans in to hear straight from the scammers mouths: How’d you do it?

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At the Mayweather-McGregor fight in Vegas, a scammer purchased a nosebleed ticket, but snuck his way ringside. Another sneaker — a college student pretending to be a Bleacher Report journalist — recently outwitted security and got into Game 7, the biggest NBA event of the season. Lesser sporting events — like a regular Friday night Yankee games — also have their fair share of gate-crashers.

This isn’t a new phenomenon, Bleacher Report notes, but it’s happening more frequently than a stadium operator would care for you to know about. And if it’s up to the sneakers profiled in the article, it seems there’s little chance of slowing down.