criteria historically includes:
Bang For The Buck: Wins during the past three (3) years (regular season plus postseason) per revenues directly from fans, adjusted for league schedules.
Fan Relations: Openness and consideration towards fans by players, coaches and management.
Ownership: Honesty and loyalty to core players and local community.
Affordability: Prices of tickets, parking and concessions.
Stadium Experience: Quality of arena and game-day promotions as well as friendliness of environment.
Players: Effort on the field and likability off it.
Coaching: Strength of on-field leadership.
Title Track: Championships already won or expected in the lifetime of current fans.