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Julie Uhrman on the development and debut of Angel City FC

In this week’s episode, podcast co-hosts Eric Fisher and Chris Russo interview Julie Uhrman, Angel City FC co-founder and president. Fisher and Russo also discuss Major League Baseball’s cancellation of the first week of the 2022 regular season and further impacts from the ongoing labor dispute with the MLB Players Association, the move of Russian oligarch Roman Abramovich to sell the Premier League’s Chelsea FC, a $1.5bn fundraising by Fanatics that now values the company at $27bn, and rising political pressures surrounding National Hockey League star Alexander Ovechkin.

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