NHL GMs Reluctant To Make Major Rule Changes Bettman Talks Olympics, Concussions With NBC Crew Negotiated Regional TV Blackouts Chivas USA's Rodriguez Eyes Longterm Turnaround MLS Franchise Notes Survey Show MLS Popular With Teens Orlando City SC Backs Off From Park Demands Selig Gives No Hints On Next Commissioner Adidas Studies MLS Teams Before Designing Jerseys MLBers Suffering From Qualifying Offer System?
Upcoming Conferences and Events
SBD/October 30, 2013/Leagues and Governing Bodies
Source: David Beckham Decides On Miami As Location Of His Proposed MLS Expansion Team
Published October 30, 2013
PITTSBURGH EYEING MLS: The USL Pro Pittsburgh Riverhounds yesterday announced that team Majority Owner Tuffy Shallenberger also has "become the majority owner of Highmark Stadium," where the team plays. In Pittsburgh, Nick Veronica notes the franchise "sees the move as another step on its quest to one day join" MLS. Riverhounds CEO & Dir of Youth Development Jason Kutney said, "In terms of making this jump and pushing ourselves in an alignment with the MLS at some point, we needed to make some changes on the ownership side." Kutney said that the team's average attendance in '13 was more than 3,000, and the stadium "can hold a maximum of about 4,000" (PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE, 10/30).