Thursday, March 13, 2014

More debbieDowner Expansion Feasibility Info for Cities Wanting Teams

Great article.  Even mention of Inland Empire and some envisioning for the NBA.  A third of the teams were floated by the league fighting off bankruptcy just a few short years ago.
Click:  Could Your City Give a Sports Team a Good Home?
Money in market to hold a franchise.
  • $85.4 billion for MLB
  • $37.6 billion for the NHL
  • $36.7 billion for the NFL
  • $34.2 billion for the NBA
  • $15.4 billion for MLS.

Many metro markets alone just  aren't ready yet for a steady team.  That's why I harp on the regional model.

See more expansion and relocation talk for football, baseball, basketball, hockey and soccer on my blog (starting in Feb 2014, see table of contents/archive):  Major League/Pro Expansion <CLICK> 
And please feel free to contribute your two cents with mine. 

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