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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 27 / 17

"We thought we had a deal for next year, but our dancing partner decided they were going to go a different route. It's really not a financial deal. It's more a logistics deal" – Rockies Owner Dick Monfort , on efforts to bring an MLB exhibition game to Albuquerque, home of the team's Triple-A...

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