- We may not have bullet trains or energy independence but, barring a major assault on its underpinnings by Judge Che Guevara and his Merry Men and Women, we’ll always have the NFL.
- Stadiums, Professional Sports, and Economic Development: Assessing the Reality
- Happy days are here again: Stadium No. 3 is on the horizon
- Today's American sports culture is out of bounds
Mark Heisler, TruthDig
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AP / David J. Phillip
A funny thing happened on our way to becoming a country the NFL could be proud of. …
Happily, in these troubled times, Americans still have an ongoing engine of progress, now in the process of further revitalizing downtown Los Angeles with a new football stadium.
Issues remain to be worked out in the year or two it will take to get past the Current Unpleasantness (i.e. labor situation) ... with no team there ... and the NFL not about to manufacture one.
Stadiums, Professional Sports, and Economic Development: Assessing the Reality, Robert A. Baade, Department of Economics and Business, Lake Forest (IL) College
After a thorough examination of an unprecedented quantity of data related to professional sports and host area per capita personal income, the author finds no factual basis for the conventional argument that professional sports stadiums and teams have a significant impact on a region's economic growth.
Happy days are here again: Stadium No. 3 is on the horizon, Nick Coleman, Minneapois Star Tribune | MN
Minneapolis is getting spiffier! The view from the soup lines will be brighter as the hungry and the homeless scan the skyline and see shiny harbingers of good times to come.
Today's American sports culture is out of bounds, Bill Gallo, New York Daily News | NY
It's not enough to simply say that today's American sports culture is out of bounds. Somebody has to do something about it before it goes clear out of the arena.