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Orlando City SC out to defy expectations

Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 03 / 02 / 15

Inside the Orlando City SC offices, where painted murals adorn many of the walls, one phrase stands out among the rest: Defy expectations. It’s a motto that Orlando City SC founder and President Phil Rawlins has worked to ingrain in the team since he bought the city’s rights to a USL ...

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