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02-03-2013, 11:12 PM
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Originally Posted by CerebralGenesis View Post
It doesn't matter about travel. it matters about time zone and getting maximum viewers for all your games in the time zone. League cares about ratings and money, not how tired players will be from travel.
Bingo. Less travel is a luxury for teams, not a pressing objective for the league. The league wants to maintain rivalries and reduce time zone differences. That explains every decision they made in the last realignment proposal.

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