More Evidence Shows That Pro Sports Teams Don't Boost The Economy

From ThinkProgress Thu Jan 3 2013, 16:30:50

The owners of professional sports teams, along with their favorite politicians, often claim that sports franchises are good for the local economy. That assertion is then used to extract subsidies for new sports facilities (or to make upgrades to existing stadiums or arenas). Case in point, the National Football Leagues Atlanta Falcons want $400 million [...]

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