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12-13-2004, 04:20 PM
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Originally Posted by True Blue
You are forgetting that the NFL also has a HUGE central revenue source AND league-wide revenue sharing. Can't have an NFL-type hard cap withough those 2 things. That is why neither MLB nor NBA have a hard cap.
MLB doesn't have a hard cap becuase the union is so strong. Too strong in my opinion. The NBA has a cap, but there are loopholes that teams have exploited, but at least they have a cap, which includes a max salary.

The fact that the NFL has a HUGE revenue source is a stronger argument that supports the owners. The NHL (as a whole) just doesn't have the money NOT to have a cap.

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