I have no clue if it's legal, but how many teams that are owed money would be willing to accept a 1099 in lieu of payment?
You can't be a real country unless you have a beer and an airline - it helps if you have some kind of a football team, or some nuclear weapons, but at the very least you need a beer. --Frank Zappa
Recipient of a Huggies box!
Shut up, and cook!!!!