What They're Saying: John David Wicker

“On the athletic side, we will reach out to the MLS, and potentially the [USL], to talk about potential partnerships that might be available. We're not going to go out and buy a team, but we are looking to engage the MLS and see if they have an ownership group in mind for San Diego.”

-- San Diego State athletic director John David Wicker, on the opportunity to buy Mission Valley land it hopes to develop and build a new stadium on for the football Aztecs -- the same land a group interested in landing an MLS expansion hoped to build on. The SDSU West initiative led with 55 percent of votes in favor of Measure G, while the SoccerCity initiative -- rival Measure E -- trailed with just 29 percent approval. (San Diego Union Tribune)
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