In this week’s edition of Around the Dorm, “Ref” Maximillian C. Burgos asked our panel of three experts — Miguel Gonzalez, Skyler Maxwell and Anshel Bright — three questions: Will the Los Angeles Chargers be forced to return to San Diego or another large city? Which MLB team has the best shot at winning the World Series? Which current NBA star is dominating the league?
1. Will the Los Angeles Chargers be forced to return to San Diego or another large city?
Miguel: Given the horrible attendance numbers and television ratings for the Chargers, it’s time for the NFL to put a team north of the border. Like the NBA, NHL and MLB, a NFL team in Toronto, Canada can become lucrative. The 150-year-old city currently is the fourth largest city in North America. The team would fit perfectly in the Rogers Centre, home to popular professional teams like the Blue Jays, Leafs and Raptors. Would an NFL team be detrimental to the ongoing CFL? Not exactly. During the Toronto Argonauts’ home opening match against the Hamilton Tiger-Cats, only 13,583 fans attended. The situation doesn’t appear to be awful like the Chargers. A NFL team in Toronto would finally give the Buffalo Bills a cross-town rival much like the New York Yankees and Mets. Plus, Bills fans can finally look forward to the season other than getting beat up by the Patriots. Just envision it. Walking down through 1 Blue Jays Way, eating a hot bowl of Poutine, listening to Drake, watching prime minister Justin Trudeau on the news and repping an NFL jersey. Unlike some areas like Los Angeles and Buffalo, New York, a lot of visiting NFL fans can enjoy riding…
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