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02-13-2013, 01:29 PM
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Originally Posted by CasualFan View Post
I also think some additional review of professional sports operations would change your perspective on leagues taking advantage of the cities and, by proxy, their citizens. I understand wanting to believe that is beyond what a sports league does to its markets; but extorting public entities sure seems like the very core of the sports business model.
Agreed. It happens to other markets. The CoG may stand out as the worst (or best) illustration. My take was more from an ethics standpoint that I find it unacceptable that the NHL would find it acceptable to operate in this fashion. But, some say business ethics is an oxymoron.

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