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Cowboys Stadium Financing

This story from the Dallas Morning News has some good details on the public/private contributions to paying off the bonds

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Portugal's Hangover

Portugal hosted Euro 2004, a fantastic tournament with a surprise winner in Greece. But as the financial crisis unfolds, some

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Stadium Issue in Santa Clara

The San Francisco 49ers and the Santa Clara City Council have negotiated a deal whereby the NFL franchise will get

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Is New Orelans still a Big League City?

This article in today's NY Sun, "Pro Sports Far From Easy in New Orleans," points out the difficulties facing New

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"Trade the Saints to Minneapolis for the Timberwolves"

John Spry, an economist with St. Thomas University in the Twin Cities, has written an opinion piece that appeared in

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Evidence that I am an Obstacle to Civic Progress

The public debate about a new arena for the Oilers has been going on for some time up here. Last

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Stadium Debt

Stadium debt, in some cases, hangs around a lot longer than the teams that once played in them. From the

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Hey, honey, I have options

While the Minnesota Legislature seemed willing to spend money like Michael Jordan, one thing it didn't buy was the new

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Stadium Naming Fun

Lackawanna County stadium naming contract must be made public, state says What a great headline! Here is how the story

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Monopsony, Legislators, and Subsidies

Competition is a good thing, right? So why not allow the various communities within your state to compete with one

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"As Stadiums Vanish, Their Debt Lives On"

Ken Belson digs into the financial legacy of the Meadowlands Sports Complex in today's New York Times.  In short, it's

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No More Super Bowls in Miami?

A story in today's Boston Herald reports that posted prices for Super Bowl tickets range from $2,000 to $5,000 in

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