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It’s a mystery really why a city such as Las Vegas, one with all the funding and resources would not have a major sports team. It’s definitely not for the lack of trying. Let’s check out if Sin City has a future in the majors.
Raleigh is the only city in the U.S. with a NHL franchise. The rest of the markets are in Canada, all of these markets are a lot smaller than Las Vegas when you consider metro population. This bodes well for the city’s new hockey team.
Soccer has been growing in the U.S. MLS doesn’t have much conflict with the NHL schedule-wise. In fact, David Beckham has even expressed interest in giving Las Vegas an expansion team.
Only Nashville and Buffalo have both an NHL and NFL franchise, and these two cities aren’t even half the size of Las Vegas. Mark Davis, owner of the Raiders and Sheldon Adelson of Las Vegas Sands have proposed a domed stadium worth $1.4 billion.
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Although the T-Mobile Arena is a world-class basketball venue, the NBA has expressed its disinterest in giving the city a franchise for several reasons.
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