Beyond the burnt orange empire : the struggles faced by Austin area professional sports teams

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Title: Beyond the burnt orange empire : the struggles faced by Austin area professional sports teams
Author: White, Richard Christopher, 1984-
Abstract: The University of Texas at Austin has the highest revenue producing college athletic department in the country and routinely contends for national championships in numerous sports . It brings in millions of fans and millions of dollars in profit from hundreds of sporting events each year . This has led the UT athletics program to dominate the Central Texas sports scene . However , there are several professional sports teams , including the Austin Aztex , Austin Toros , Austin Turfcats , Round Rock Express and Texas Stars , in the area . This report shows how these teams attempt to survive in a town where numerous professional sports teams have struggled and finally folded in the shadow of the University of Texas .
URI: http : / /hdl .handle .net /2152 /ETD -UT -2010 -05 -979
Date: 2010-11-15

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Beyond the burnt orange empire : the struggles faced by Austin area professional sports teams. Master's thesis, University of Texas at Austin. Available electronically from http : / /hdl .handle .net /2152 /ETD -UT -2010 -05 -979 .

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