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Tuesday, May 21, 2024

What it Takes to Bring Pro Women’s Soccer to Cleveland

  • Michael Murphy and Nolan Gallagher are leading a charge to launch a NWSL team in Cleveland.
  • Cleveland is already a top-20 sports market, and looking to further its imprint on sports.
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Cleveland is a top-20 market and home to some of the most-beloved franchises in sports. Now there is momentum to launch a National Women’s Soccer League team, including funding earmarked for a new stadium. The founders of the group behind this big-league push join the show to discuss all the moving parts involved with the ambitious plan.

Plus, the NBA All-Star Game produced almost as many points as complaints, while the Steph Curry-Sabrina Ionescu three-point contest pointed toward the weekend’s potential, MLS is likely to begin its season with replacement referees, and the Chicago White Sox want $1 billion from the state.

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