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Spanish Stadiums With Unfortunate Names

By Juan Manuel Arróniz

Some sports venues in the country are named after people associated with Franco’s dictatorship.

RAMÓN DE CARRANZA STADIUM

Ramón de Carranza was the unelected mayor of Cádiz during the dictatorship of Primo de Rivera.  193 more words

Dictatorship

Another Stadium? Really?

If anyone has been following news in Cincinnati over the past week, it would seem apparent that Mayor John Cranley ran his campaign on a promise to build us a MLS worthy stadium. 647 more words

Stadium Review - Jordan-Hare Stadium

I thought a cool idea for a recurring blog post would be to share my experiences at different stadiums and provide some pictures. I would love to travel to every big Power 5 stadium in the country, along with every major league ballpark. 468 more words

Sports

GOP Tax Bill Would Have Impact On Pro, College Sports

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Oakland Raiders decided to move to Las Vegas largely because Clark County, Nevada, agreed to finance a new stadium with $750 million in tax-exempt bonds. 965 more words

News

The NFL Wants to Block Tax Reform Because It Would End a Common Stadium Subsidy Cities have issued more than $13 billion in untaxed bonds for stadium projects since 2000, and the NFL wants to keep the cronyism flowing.

The tax reform bill unveiled this week by House Republicans would do away with the federal tax exemption for municipal bonds, commonly claimed by states and cities to subsidize the construction of stadiums. 791 more words

Politics

Philips Arena renovations seen in time-lapse video released by Atlanta Hawks

The Atlanta Hawks might have one of the worst teams in the Eastern Conference this season, but the renovations being performed in Philips Arena are anything but disappointing. 218 more words

Sports

My morning commute...the view that is!

Today’s little moment of thanks is for my morning commute. Not the drive, or the hour (way too early for this gal!), or the terrible drivers but for the views. 277 more words

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