The Green Bay Packers and Barcelona FC are among the two most successful franchises in any sport, by any measure. They are also owned by the communities that support them. So who's to say that couldn't work in MLS?
As manager of the Miami Marlins, Ozzie Guillen should have known that bringing up Fidel Castro would get him in trouble locally. But the national outrage seems intent on humiliating him for more than bad judgement without examining what may have been behind his comments.