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  •  Next time ANY sports fan tells you their owners... (0+ / 0-)

    ...can't afford a player, ask them when was the last time the owners let that fan see their financial books.

    I refuse to make excuses for a team's billionaires. If they can't afford a player, they can't afford the team. After all...it's their word the sports fan is taking for what the team can and cannot afford. I never yet met a billionaire THAT honest about their profit and loss.

    "I feel a lot safer already."--Emil Sitka

    by DaddyO on Sun Jul 07, 2013 at 10:13:35 AM PDT

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    •  Sports is one of the few places.... (0+ / 0-)

      ....where the bottom line is quality, NOT the next quarter's profits.

      The Pittsburgh Pirates (my team) has been profitable recently while not having a winning season since 1992.

      I don't see everyone celebrating Bob Nutting's business acumen - he's vilified for not building a winning team (I am dreading the late season swoon this year....)

      9-11 changed everything? Well, Katrina changed it back.

      by varro on Sun Jul 07, 2013 at 11:18:17 AM PDT

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