Stan Kroenke- one of 7 finalists to BUY the dodgers?
So I read today that kroenke is one of the finalists to buy the los Angeles dodgers. As a part of the NFL bylaws to ownership, one cannot own pro sports teams in different cities. That's why he had to restructure the ownership of the nuggets and avalanche to his wife. This situation begets a ton of questions and possible scenarios.
Does he actually want to buy them or is this a ploy to illict a new stadium deal from stl? I think he does want to buy them, apparently he wants his iron in every pro sports fire. That begets the next question:
If he wanted to own the dodgers and keep the rams in stl, why not make bids with his wife as the owner? Seems to me Mr kroenke might have plans to move the rams back to the city of angels on a reunion tour. We've heard tons about a new stadium deal in the second largest us media market, and now the vikes are off the table. Do you think the powers that be made a power play to get the rams in that stadium? Or is there a rule about owning a pro team in another sport in a city that doesn't have an NFL team?
My guess is even if there is a loophole the other owners wouldn't approve of one of their peers owning a team in the most used "threat" city to get a new stadium in the history of American sports... Especially considering a state of the art stadium is in the works sans a team to play in it..
What does FP think?
"If I could start my life all over again, I would be a professional football player, and you damn well better believe I would be a Pittsburgh Steeler." Jack Lambert, 1990 HoF Introduction.