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A Closer Look at Stadium Subsidies — The American Magazine

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Despite what many people believe, professional sports venues typically do not spur large-scale economic activity.

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Why Stadium Subsidies Always Win: Q&A with J.C. Bradbury

"One of the things we often find about these stadiums," explains Kennesaw State University economist J.C. Bradbury, is that "[politicians and supporters] alw...

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Victoria Molnar's curator insight, September 19, 2013 9:47 PM

Even if you are not a sports fan, the entire state sometimes contributes to large subsidies for sports stadiums. 

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Mile High Stadium fails security test for 2nd time, other big venues ...

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Mile Highs Stadium's management company sent us this statement: “Our comprehensive security measures, which meet all NFL guidelines, are continuously reviewed and refined to ensure the highest level of integrity … we ...

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Sports Facilities Management 2015: Stadium Games: Fifty Years of ...

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Sports Facilities Management. Rank: #1399644 in Books; Published on: 2000-03-13; Original language: English; Number of items: 1; Dimensions: 9.29" h x 1.34" w x 6.30" l, 1.92 pounds; Binding: Hardcover; 432 pages ...

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49ers land new sponsor for priciest Levi's Stadium seats - Silicon Valley Business Journal

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49ers land new sponsor for priciest Levi's Stadium seats Silicon Valley Business Journal "We can extend our investment and wealth management footprint across Northern California and the West Coast," said BNY Mellon Investment Management CEO Curtis...
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Sports Authority Field Expands NFL Stadium Guidelines To All Events - CBS Local

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Sports Authority Field Expands NFL Stadium Guidelines To All Events CBS Local “We think it's important to be consistent between all of the events that happen at the stadium, so we are going to be implementing it for all other events,” said Andy...
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Nine out of ten economists agree: Sports stadium subsidies are dumb

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Nine out of ten economists agree: Sports stadium subsidies are dumb. Posted on April 1, 2013 by Neil deMause. The Tampa Bay Times ran a story on Saturday headlined “How much do the Tampa Bay Rays boost the local economy?

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Jon Brewer's curator insight, August 21, 2013 7:07 PM

Maybe nine out of ten economists agree, but one out of one here thinks along with the nine; subsidies only help owners and players, not the little people that have to pay for it.

benjamin logsdon's comment, August 25, 2013 4:21 AM
rich get richer pyramid schemes to take from the hard working and honest
Librada DC Smith's curator insight, January 24, 2014 6:26 PM

An interesting article on how study after study shows that sports teams have minimal economic impact on a city.

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How the NFL Fleeces Taxpayers - The Atlantic

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Twelve teams have turned a profit on stadium subsidies alone—receiving more money than they needed to build their facilities. In NFL city after NFL city, this pattern is repeated.
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Stadium Security: the British experience

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Christopher Whalley, Stadium Security Manager at the English Football Association and Bryan Drew, Director at the UK Football Policing Unit are in the country to share the experience of stadium security management with key actors of security.

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Stadium Evacuations Spotlight the Importance of Risk Management | The Sport Digest

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Stadium Alcohol Management | Higher Education Center for Alcohol, Drug Abuse, and Violence Prevention


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Coventry fans given hope after supporters' group holds talks over Ricoh Arena ... - The Independent

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