Friday, June 21, 2019

Newsletter Excerpt, June 21, 2019 -- "No Surprise"

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"The way the game is played is changing rapidly, but the way the game is watched isn’t. Get people excited in December, give them a winning team to watch in June, and they’ll show up. We need more surprise teams, and to get them, we need more ownership groups and front offices trying to win, rather than just promising to win at some future date."