Showing posts with category "stadiums"

Morocco lost the Cup of Nations over irrational fears about Ebola

(Co-authored by Ann Sheehy, Department of Biology, College of the Holy Cross.)

February 16, 2022
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general

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

February 16, 2022
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canada

Canadian Style Stadium Financing

Phil Miller mentioned in passing the new $400 million arena proposal floating around Quebec City these days.  Never mind that building a new arena without a

February 16, 2022
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canada

Indian Premier League Cricket - Player Auction

Cricket is a game of many forms. At the international level, there is Test Cricket (5 days, theoretically 450 overs for the match and two innings per team),

February 16, 2022
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general

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

February 16, 2022
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public funding

Accessible Premier League Stadiums

Just like every other spectator of the league. Premier League stadiums come in all shapes and sizes.

February 16, 2022
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stadiums

Fun Facts About New York Yankees Jerseys

Most baseball fans are familiar with the classic Yankee greats like Derek Jeter, Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Mickey Mantle, and Yogi Berra.

February 16, 2022
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baseball

The NFL to Member Teams: All Your Los Angeleses are Belong to Us

When the most recent print version of the Sports Business Journal arrived at Chez Miller, an above the fold headline read:  "NFL: We Have Final Say in L.A."

February 16, 2022
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cartels

Farewell to Bad Calls or Just Less Complaining?

Maybe I just enjoy defending the dead horse that keeps getting kicked or the indefensible (like Monday's Night's call against the Packers), but here goes one

February 16, 2022
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nfl

"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 the St. Paul Pioneer Press.  In it, he

February 16, 2022
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sports and the economy

Muni Bond Watch Turns to Sports Facilities

In recent years a handful of top-level teams have gone through or flirted with bankruptcy.  This is a global phenomenon, with a list including the Rangers in

February 16, 2022
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sports and the economy

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

February 16, 2022
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public funding