For the right buyer, the old racetrack property could be the hypothetical dollar sign eyeball bulge for the most storied franchise in the NFL.
I know, I know. You’ve heard it all before. Every few years or so, one or more of the professional Chicago sports teams threatens to move out to the suburbs or parts unknown and they never do.
“They’re bluffing…” they say with an eyeroll. “It’s all just empty threats…” they say with a scoff. “Those rich bastards are just trying to fleece the city and get us to pay for it…” they say with a sneer.
‘They’ are not always wrong and I’ve lost count how many times the bluff has been called.
But, sometimes, ‘they’ are wrong…