TITLE

Lions' big debt load weighs heavier in work stoppage

AUTHOR(S)
SHEA, BILL
PUB. DATE
March 2011
SOURCE
Crain's Detroit Business;3/7/2011, Vol. 27 Issue 10, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on an estimated 350 million dollars in debt of the Detroit Lions football team arising from construction of Ford Field and other borrowing. It is said that the financial weakness of the team was exposed by the uncertainty about the National Football League's (NFL's) labor situation. The Lions are among the teams contending with a huge debt load under a new multiyear collective bargaining agreement with the NFL Players Association.
ACCESSION #
59402570

Tags: DETROIT Lions (Football team);  DEBT;  NATIONAL Football League;  COLLECTIVE bargaining;  FOOTBALL teams

 

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