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Ten Most Expensive Sports Franchises Purchased

1. Los Angeles Dodgers

Price: $2.15 Billion
Year: 2012
Owners: Magic Johnson, Guggenheim Partners

2. Manchester United

Price: $1.47 Billion
Year: 2005
Owner: Malcolm Glazer

3. Miami Dolphins

Price: $1.1 Billion
Year: 2008
Owner: Stephen Ross

4. Jacksonville Jaguars

Price: $770 Million
Year: 2012
Owner: Shahid Khan

5. Washington Redskins

Price: $750 Million
Year: 1999
Owner: Dan Snyder

6. St Louis Rams

Price: $750 Million
Year: 2010
Owner: Stan Kroenke

7. (Tie) Houston Texans

Price: $700 Million
Year: 2002
Owner: Bob McNair

7. (Tie) Chicago Cubs

Price: $700 Million
Year: 2009
Owner: Ricketts Family

8. New York Jets

Price: $635 Million
Year: 2000
Owner: Woody Johnson

9. Houston Astros

Price: $610 Million
Year: 2011
Owner: Jim Crane

10. (Tie) Baltimore Ravens

Price: $600 Million
Year: 2000
Owner: Stephen Bisciotti

10. (Tie) Minnesota Vikings

Price: $600 Million
Year: 2005
Owner: Zygi Wilf

Sources: Forbes

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By Sports Glory
Friday, 30 Mar 2012

 

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