Meg Whitman, Griff Harsh join Sacramento Republic FC bid

Meg Whitman, Griff Harsh join Sacramento Republic FC bid

06-Dec-2017 18:44:00 | Yahoo Sports

Hewlett Packard Enterprise CEO Meg Whitman, and her husband Dr. Griff Harsh, have officially joined the investor group for Sacramento Republic FC, providing a significant boost to the organization's bid to obtain an MLS expansion franchise. The news comes at a critical time for Sacramento. California's capital has long been considered one of the favorites for MLS expansion. The team has averaged over 11,500 fans per game in the second-tier USL, and already has secured a site for a stadium at the downtown Railyards. Those credentials saw Sacramento emerge from a group of 12 candidate cities to become one of four finalists -- along with Cincinnati, Detroit, and Nashville -- vying to obtain one

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