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        Dwight89
        Ute Fan
        @jordan-buckner
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        GameForAnyFuss
        Ute Fan
        @gameforanyfuss

        Valuable lesson to be learned here: People don’t care how easy it is to get your product if the product is no good.

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          Dwight89
          Ute Fan
          @jordan-buckner

          I’m struggling to understand what went so wrong? Surely they knew how much it was going to cost to run a league? I wonder if a big chunk of their forecasted revenues was from ticket sales that didnt materialize? With their ratings outperforming NBA games I’m surprised they didn’t hold on long enough to try and negotiate better TV rights for 2020? Crazy. 

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            Staples
            Ute Fan
            @staples

            I think there’s more to this tangled web that will be revealed. Sounds like much of the league leadership was blindsided by this.

            • #93594

              Dwight89
              Ute Fan
              @jordan-buckner

              Yup I think you are correct. Something about the new owner just wanting the tech for a gambling app the league was creating? Some nutso stuff going on. 

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        Tony
        Admin/Founder
        @admin

        #sadface

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        Staples
        Ute Fan
        @staples

        Geez, I thought they would make it through the first year at least. I wondered how well a team would do here because of the unpredictable weather in early Spring that would undoubtedly hinder attendance. In general, people won’t sit in bad weather for a team to which they have no emotional attachment.

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          Dwight89
          Ute Fan
          @jordan-buckner

          I think that was definitely a challenge for a team in this market, especially since the Stallions kinda stunk. But, the warmer weather teams seemed to get pretty good attendance.

        • #93597

          PlainsUte
          Ute Fan
          @plainsute

          Not to mention the good skiiing they would be missing out on in the nearby canyons.

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        Tony
        Admin/Founder
        @admin

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