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10-05-2012, 02:07 AM
Join Date: May 2012
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It has nothing to do with being from Chicago or not...I'm not from Chicago and I see how important it was to put the games on local t.v. It's good for fans of a team everywhere for the local fan base to increase. One of the reasons I became more of a Hawks fan is b/c once the home games were put on tv my cousins in Chicago started watching more and becoming more interested in hockey...so I started following the Hawks, b/c it was easier for me to follow the team than it was to get kids from Chicago to start caring about the Leafs ... and it meant me/my cousins had a team in common.
The Hawks had the away games on local TV.
McDonough put home games on TV only because of the internet and getting very little in terms of advertising revenue was better then getting nothing thru an internet stream.
Seriously, has anybody here actually taken even a basic business course?
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