Inflation or not, price of pro sports teams keeps going up


              FILE - Phoenix Suns owner Robert Sarver watches the team play against the Memphis Grizzlies during the second half of an NBA basketball game Dec. 11, 2019, in Phoenix.Sarver has put his teams, the NBA’s Phoenix Suns and the WNBA’s Phoenix Mercury, on the market after an investigation found evidence of a racially and sexually insensitive workplace. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)
            
              FILE - Denver Broncos owner Rob Walton waits for the team's NFL football game against the Las Vegas Raiders in Denver on Nov. 20, 2022. Inflation is not going to hurt the bankrolls of sports team owners. In fact, it may help. While the uber-rich will have to pay a little more for their eggs at the grocery store – just like everyone else – inflation is not likely to affect the bottom lines at their sports properties, whether it is yearly revenues or when it comes time to sell. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey, File)
            A photograph taken using a drone shows Manchester United's Old Trafford stadium after owners the Glazer family announced they are considering selling the club as they "explore strategic alternatives", Manchester, England, Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2022. On Tuesday, the same day the potential sale was annnounced it was also it was also confirmed that Cristiano Ronaldo had left Manchester United by mutual consent. (AP Photo/Jon Super) Manchester United's Old Trafford stadium is seen after owners the Glazer family announced they are considering selling the club as they "explore strategic alternatives", Manchester, England, Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2022. On Tuesday, the same day the potential sale was annnounced it was also it was also confirmed that Cristiano Ronaldo had left Manchester United by mutual consent. (AP Photo/Jon Super) Ottawa Senators goaltender Anton Forsberg (31) makes a save against the San Jose Sharks during the third period of an NHL hockey game in San Jose, Calif., Monday, Nov. 21, 2022. (AP Photo/Godofredo A. Vásquez) A fan were a sack with a "Sell the Team" message during the first half of an NFL football game between the Houston Texans and the Washington Commanders, Sunday, Nov. 20, 2022, in Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith) Phoenix Suns guard Devin Booker (1) brings the ball up during the second half of the team's NBA basketball game against the Utah Jazz on Friday, Nov. 18, 2022, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer) Fans watch as the Washington Commanders face the Jacksonville Jaguars in an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 11, 2022, in Landover, Md.  The Washington Commanders have been sued again by the District of Columbia, this time accused of scheming to cheat fans out of ticket money. D.C. Attorney General Karl A. Racine on Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022, announced the filing of a lawsuit in civil court against the NFL team for the team's actions in taking season-ticket holder money and keeping it for its own purposes. (AP Photo/Nick Wass, File) FILE- Washington Commanders helmets sit on the field during practice at the team's NFL football training facility, Monday, Aug. 1, 2022 in Ashburn, Va.  The congressional investigation of the NFL's Washington Commanders will end when Republicans take over early next year. U.S. House Committee for Oversight and Reform ranking Republican Rep. James Comer issued a statement Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022, saying simply, 'It's over." (AP Photo/Nick Wass, File) Liverpool fans cheer their team during the English Premier League soccer match between Liverpool and Southampton at Anfield stadium in Liverpool, England, Saturday, Nov. 12, 2022. (AP Photo/Jon Super) General view of the Anfield stadium ahead the English Premier League soccer match between Liverpool and Southampton in Liverpool, England, Saturday, Nov. 12, 2022. (AP Photo/Jon Super) Denver Broncos players react during the NFL football game between Denver Broncos and Jacksonville Jaguars at Wembley Stadium in London, Sunday, Oct. 30, 2022. (AP Photo/Ian Walton) Denver Broncos running back Melvin Gordon III (25) celebrates a touchdown during the NFL football game between Denver Broncos and Jacksonville Jaguars at Wembley Stadium London, Sunday, Oct. 30, 2022. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)