Showing posts with category "public funding"

Cowboys Stadium Financing

This story from the Dallas Morning News has some good details on the public/private contributions to paying off the bonds which support the $1.2 billion

August 16, 2022
tags
public funding

Announcing the New Quebec City Arena...

Big news out of Quebec today.  The Province of Quebec and the Quebec City government announced formal plans to build a new arena in Quebec City.  The new

August 11, 2022
tags
canada

Government Complaint Against Rod Blagojevich Regarding Public Funding for the Cubs

Rarely do we see the behind-the-scenes maneuvers when it comes to government and the sports business, but this arrest of Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich has

August 15, 2022
tags
public funding

Tax Exemptions and Subsidies for Athletic Facilities Face Opposition in Minnesota

From my local paper (The Mankato Free Press):

August 15, 2022
tags
general

Is Reliant Stadium Debt Really Junk?

The Houston Chronicle reports:

August 18, 2022
tags
finance

Teams Leave Before the Debt Does

The Red Sox want spiffier spring training digs in Fort Myers, Florida, and the locals of Lee County will oblige.  After "kicking the tires" of one or two

August 16, 2022
tags
public funding

The Economy and the Olympics

There's an article on the front page of today's Denver Post about the effect of the stumbling economy on the Olympics:

August 18, 2022
tags
olympics

Glendale Bailing Out the Coyotes

How can I get in on this action?

August 12, 2022
tags
bailout

"Carnival-like monstrosity"

The Marlins beat the Cubs 5-2 last night, spoiling another good effort by Ryan Dempster.  Dempster, who hurt himself with a throwing error in the game, is now

August 12, 2022
tags
baseball

Ice Hockey Success in the Sun Belt

A couple of weeks ago I was contacted by John Miller about a story he was writing on the Phoenix Coyotes. As readers of EZDzine are well aware,

August 18, 2022
tags
economic development

Phoenix Coyotes Declare Bankruptcy

The Phoenix Coyotes (the old Winnipeg Jets) have declared bankruptcy. From the Arizona Republic (HT Warren Meyer):

August 11, 2022
tags
bankruptcy