Quote Originally Posted by ensco View Post
We profoundly disagree. This looks like the ultimate short term move.

Nothing here looks like burnishing the brand or working with the players. This is a situation where someone got profoundly outnegotiated, and is trying to find ways out, and is apparently willing to go to the mattresses to get out. It's pretty ugly, beneath the surface.
It's all a matter of interpretation of MLS' actions. I don't expect the Don to come out and make a statement giving their real reasons .

I too can't believe that they didn't put in a force majeure clause. It makes one wonder how good is the legal advice the owners are getting.

For contrast, Wimbledon paid for pandemic insurance for years. They now come off looking like geniuses. https://www.usatoday.com/story/sport...on/5123987002/