The Modell Law and The Crew
The state of Ohio and the city of Columbus have sued Precourt Sports Ventures and Major League Soccer, in an effort to prevent the Columbus Crew from relocating to Austin, Texas. The lawsuit cites ORC 9.67, commonly known as the "Modell Law." We look at what the law entails, the local impact of the lawsuit, and whether or not the suit can keep the Crew in Columbus.
- Chris Bils, sports reporter, Austin-American Statesman
- Morgan Hughes, Crew fan, Save The Crew
- Rep. Mike Duffy, R-Worthington, Ohio House of Representatives
- James Maniace, partner, Taft Law