U.S. CitiesCity-Data Forum Index
Go Back   City-Data Forum > U.S. Forums > California > San Francisco - Oakland
 [Register]
Please register to participate in our discussions with 2 million other members - it's free and quick! Some forums can only be seen by registered members. After you create your account, you'll be able to customize options and access all our 15,000 new posts/day with fewer ads.
View detailed profile (Advanced) or search
site with Google Custom Search

Search Forums  (Advanced)
 
Old 11-22-2009, 08:59 AM
 
Location: Zurich, Switzerland/ Piedmont, CA
31,598 posts, read 53,410,232 times
Reputation: 14521

Advertisements

I personally don't like this idea at all. Oakland needs another ailing sports franchise like we need another monthly bill.

Quote:

An Oakland councilwoman said Friday talks are under way with WNBA officials to relocate the Sacramento Monarchs to Oracle Arena.

"They are very serious about this," said Councilwoman Rebecca Kaplan, who has been pushing the idea to have a team based in Oakland. The Sacramento franchise, one of the WNBA's original eight clubs, unexpectedly folded Friday after 12 years.

"The Bay Area has been a desirable market for the WNBA, and the availability of the Monarchs provides an opportunity to move a well-known franchise and broaden its fan base within Northern California," WNBA president Donna Orender said in the statement
http://www.mercurynews.com/sports-headlines/ci_13837883
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message

 
Old 11-22-2009, 08:39 PM
 
Location: The State Of California
9,170 posts, read 11,762,000 times
Reputation: 3459
Default It May Be A Better Fit For The Bay Area..............

Quote:
Originally Posted by 18Montclair View Post
I personally don't like this idea at all. Oakland needs another ailing sports franchise like we need another monthly bill.



Sports digest: Is WNBA's Monarchs bound for Oakland? - San Jose Mercury News

Putting 6,000 to 10,000 Fans In Seats should be a lot easier
in the Bay Area than in Sacramento.!
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply
Please update this thread with any new information or opinions. This open thread is still read by thousands of people, so we encourage all additional points of view.

Quick Reply
Message:


Options
X
Data:
Loading data...
Based on 2000-2016 data
Loading data...

123
Hide US histogram


Over $104,000 in prizes was already given out to active posters on our forum and additional giveaways are planned!

Go Back   City-Data Forum > U.S. Forums > California > San Francisco - Oakland
Similar Threads
Follow City-Data.com founder on our Forum or

All times are GMT -6.

2005-2018, Advameg, Inc.

City-Data.com - Archive 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35 - Top