"Austin is the largest market in the country without a pro sports team, so there must be a reason for that, right? This is a recreational town, this is a town that likes to be outdoors, that
participates in sports, people spend time on the lake or listen to live music. I think MLS can work, the prospects of a pro franchise are tantalizing to outsiders, Precourt seems smitten with Austin,
but when you peel back the layers, it's a lot more complicated."
-- Austin American-Statesman sports columnist Kirk Bohls
' assessment of Austin, targeted by Columbus Crew SC's
Anthony Precourt for a possible move in 2019. (ESPN