Viewpoint: Move the Commanders — and the Caps and Wizards — to RFK site

Plenty has been written, said, posted and shouted about Ted Leonsis’ nearly dead plan to move the Caps and Wizards to Potomac Yard in Alexandria.

Here’s an idea: Why not move both teams to the RFK site, where they could join the Commanders at a state-of-the-art sports, entertainment and mixed-use venue?

Think about it. It’s a blank slate — and we should seriously consider the concept.

The RFK site, nestled amid highways and three Metro lines, is huge. It already has been home to a stadium. It’s in the city. It’s on the river. It affords great views of the nation’s capital, great access and great opportunity.

The city could provide the land and, using its bonding authority, invest in major infrastructure to serve venues for hockey, basketball and football, helping to lure new Commanders owner Josh Harris back to D.C.

Ted could get his state-of-the-art studio, practice facility and offices. Josh could get a world-class facility that caters to rank-and-file season-ticket holders, wealthy…

Read the full story from the Washington Business Journal.
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