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Old 06-15-2012, 05:11 PM   #7
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Default Re: Expansion teams in Pittsburgh

Originally Posted by Curtain_of_Steel View Post
Doubtful Pitt will get a basketball team. Pirates and Penguins have enough problems extracting funds from its fans.
The teams mentioned above are still doing fine with getting ticket revenue (even the Pirates) but I agree that we wont see an NBA team anytime soon for two reasons
  1. Our population
  2. The media market would be stretched too thin with a new team AS WELL AS college teams

Originally Posted by DoctorCAD View Post
YES, soccer is rising in popularity. I want Pittsburgh to stay ahead of the curb just like Art Rooney did when he brought an NFL team to the city even when people said he was nuts!
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