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Vincent Kompany of Manchester City challenges Arouna Kone of Wigan Athletic during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester City and Wigan Athletic at the Etihad Stadium on April 17, 2013 in Manchester, England. (Credit: Stu Forster/Getty Images)

Is Soccer Finally Achieving the American Dream? Yes … and No

NBC’s break-the-bank deal to acquire exclusive rights to broadcast English Premier League soccer in the U.S. may be catering to a small audience, but that doesn’t make it a dumb financial decision. It just makes it a risky one.