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David Martinez

How much revenue did soccer generate for UNM?

Michael Welsh

Maybe the New Mexican needs to revisit its stories about why Rocky Long was let go, and why San Diego State didn't see him as damaged goods. Then there's the issue of changing tastes in spectator sports. Football doesn't draw like it did even 10 years ago, let alone in Long's day. UNM cut men's soccer to keep the FB team that wins 3 games a year, and costs almost $9m to operate. If it weren't for TV contracts, would UNM's FB team make any money at all?

Tom Aageson Aageson

How bad off would UNM with no new coach and a closed football program, reinvested in top-notch collage soccer and basketball? Well off I would estimate.

David Romero

Not going to happen.

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