Bedside Cricket by Christopher Martin Jenkins

By Christopher Martin Jenkins

Christopher Martin-Jenkins is one among cricket’s so much sought-after audio system and his story-telling skill lighting up those cricketing thoughts.

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12 38 Chapter 5 This rule rendered the situation even more desperate for the LAMCC. 3, coupled with Seals, made for a reluctant class of potential tenants. IS In Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum Commission v. 3 violated the federal antitrust laws. In initial interpretations of the Sherman Act in the first half of this century, the courts determined that a blanket ban on "every" contract that restrained trade in any manner was inappropriate and not what Congress had intended when it passed the law.

Without its football team, the Packers, when would Green Bay, Wisconsin, be mentioned in the same sentence with New York, Los Angeles, and Chicago? Has the status of Charlotte and Phoenix risen by virtue of their gaining professional sports franchises? Clearly, it may be better to have a franchise than not, but at what price? There have already been economic studies that attempt to determine the dollars-and-cents value of franchises. " 24 provides evidence that the financial benefit of municipal investment in major sports facilities is not always clear-cut.

2 Although the moves then were made largely for financial reasons, they were not initiated for greater financial gain but for actual financial survival. In a few cases, franchises relocated in order to join a new league. 3 The Baltimore Orioles were involved in what was probably the first major franchise relocation. 4 The Highlanders eventually became the Yankees. Very few major United States cities have avoided participation in the pursuit of sports franchises. The first major move by a franchise to increase profits was in the late 28 Chapter 4 1950s.

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