Fan Culture vs Market Forces
Posted: 27 November 2012 09:27 AM   [ Ignore ]
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Jacobs is a basketball first dude who has opposed expansion from the start…

While I think you either stay with the times or get left in the dust I think he makes some really good points about fan culture vs market interest.

Worth a read. Especially if you see how the business of college sports is tearing apart the culture of sports.


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