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NFL Team Valuations Surge While Public Shells Out Cash For Stadiums

Despite asking taxpayers to finance stadiums, NFL team valuations continue to surge ahead by billions of dollars.

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Despite asking taxpayers to finance stadiums, NFL team valuations continue to surge ahead by billions of dollars.

“The average NFL franchise is worth $4.14 billion, up 18% over last year, according to Sportico’s calculations, which were derived from interviews with more than 30 bankers, lawyers, team executives, owners and consultants involved in the sport, as well as public documents. Collectively, the value of NFL franchises, including team-related businesses and real estate held by owners, is $132 billion.

The Dallas Cowboys are the most valuable franchise in football and across all of sports at $7.64 billion, $630 million ahead of MLB’s Yankees. There are 16 NFL franchises worth at least $4 billion, versus seven total in the other U.S. sports leagues (four MLB, three NBA).” [READ MORE]

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