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Old 11-03-2010, 04:17 PM
 
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I saw that the Cowboys are worth the most at over 1B, how do they go about this. As an owner do they have complete say over the team since they own it? How about some of those celebs who bought into the Dophins like Jennifer Lopez etc, do they have any say over matters or is it just for show?

I was wondering this and thouht I'd ask here Have a great day!
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Old 11-03-2010, 04:24 PM
 
Location: Somewhere in Kentucky
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I'm not sure either, but I can't see why the Cowboys are still #1. They have't even won a SB in 15 years or something close to that. I guess it's all on how much the team is marketed, how much crap they sell with their logo on it, etc. I'm just speculating though.
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Old 11-04-2010, 11:39 AM
 
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The easiest way would be to look at the franchise as any investment and consider the present value of projected earnings. Basically, how much money do they make and is it steady and predictable.

In reality though, it's going to boil down to supply and demand and certain storied franchises have more cache than others...as well as more well heeled potential buyers.
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Old 11-04-2010, 12:08 PM
 
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The 10 most valuable franchises in professional sports, according to Forbes magazine:
Rank Team Sport Value
1. Manchester United Soccer $1.835 billion
2. Dallas Cowboys Football $1.650 billion
3. New York Yankees Baseball $1.6 billion
4. Washington Redskins Football $1.55 billion
5. New England Patriots Football $1.361 billion
6. Real Madrid Soccer $1.323 billion
7. New York Giants Football $1.183 billion
8. Arsenal Soccer $1.181 billion
9. New York Jets Football $1.170 billion
10. Houston Texans Football $1.150 billion

Forbes most valuable franchises

I think the new stadium has a lot to do with the cowboys being number one. that was one expensive stadium
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