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He's dead on about TV sponsorship. In all the other major professional team sports, the teams get a significant portion of the returns from TV and other media coverage.
I'm sure he's also right about the effect on doping, too. Because of course, there's never been any problem with doping from athletes when the teams get their share of TV royalties. Oh, wait....