Yankees are sports second-most valuable franchise

Forbes estimates the New York Yankees are baseball’s most valuable franchise at $5 billion, up 9 percent more than previous yr and 47 p.c more than the No. 2 Los Angeles Dodgers at $3.4 billion.

The Yankees are next among the all sporting activities in Forbes’ evaluations to the Dallas Cowboys, stated at $5.5 billion in the previous NFL position.

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The Boston Red Sox are third at $3.3 billion, Forbes claimed Thursday, adopted by the Chicago Cubs ($3.2 billion), San Francisco ($3.1 billion), the New York Mets ($2.4 billion), St. Louis ($2.2 billion) and Philadelphia ($2 billion).

Miami was past at $980 million, a drop of $20 million. Also close to the base ended up Kansas Town ($1.025 billion), Tampa Bay ($1.05 billion), Cincinnati ($1.075 billion) and Oakland ($1.1 billion).

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Forbes estimates the MLB normal team worth rose 4% from last year to $1.85 billion, the smallest annual appreciation considering that a 2% rise in 2010.