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" Professional sports teams move for two very simple reasons: to augment their profits and to increase their franchise value. The fact that the NFL, the NBA, the NHL and MLB are monopoly sports leagues enables them to limit the supply of teams in their... "
Professional Sports: The Challenges Facing the Future of the Industry ... - Page 53
1998 - 154 pages
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Stee-rike Four!: What's Wrong with the Business of Baseball?

Daniel R. Marburger - Sports & Recreation - 1997 - 218 pages
...artificial scarcity of franchises. The fact that the NFL, the NBA, the National Hockey League (NHL), and MLB are monopoly sports leagues enables them to limit...against each other. The tendency of sports teams to seek more-hospitable venues has been exaggerated in recent years by the advent of new stadium technology....
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Sports, Jobs, and Taxes: The Economic Impact of Sports Teams and ..., Page 3

Roger G. Noll, Andrew S. Zimbalist - Business & Economics - 1997 - 525 pages
...willingness to pay to have a team, not the minimum amount that would be necessary to keep a team viable. The tendency of sports teams to seek more hospitable venues has been exaggerated in recent years by new stadium technology. Replacing the rather ordinary cookie-cutter, concrete slab, multipurpose facility...
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The Economics and Politics of Sports Facilities

Wilbur C. Rich - Business & Economics - 2000 - 237 pages
...cities. The result is that cities are thrust into competition with each other to procure or retain teams. The tendency of sports teams to seek more hospitable...technology replaces the cookie-cutter stadiums of the 1960s and 1970s with single-sport constructions that maximize opportunities for revenue generation...
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