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Quiz Time

I’ve made a couple of quizzes over on Sporcle. The first one is simple enough. Guess the footballers from just their hair.

Last names will do.  60 more words

Football

Why Teams Get Away With Public Financing Deals

Back in April, in response to this story about the Carson City Council approving a new $1.7 billion football stadium without a public vote and with no indication of who would pay for the stadium (any guesses?), I wrote the following on Facebook: 1,197 more words

My tryst with cricket grounds and stadiums

Cricket grounds and stadiums around the world have had me fascinated and intrigued ever since I started following cricket. I love delving into the non-uniform dimensions of different grounds and like figuring out how batsmen at a particular ground can take advantage of the boundary being closer in a particular direction. 496 more words

Cricket

Tuesday August 18th

John and Mark discuss how Tebow did and the American League wildcard chase, the Beatles, tax payed sports stadiums and James Harrison.

http://traffic.libsyn.com/afrshow/02_Tuesday_August_18.mp3

Podcast

John Oliver - Last Week Tonight

We mentioned this John Oliver episode in our What’s Up with City for Champions? episode. Take a look and see what you think of major stadiums and their economic benefit (or non-benefit). 7 more words

Colorado Springs

A look at Canadian stadiums built with public funds

With price tags in the hundreds of millions, numerous stadiums across Canada have been built — or improved — with public money since 2000. Here’s a look at the projects (and the numbers): 608 more words

Local News

Kill The Head, And The Body Dies

It’s been increasingly understood that the balance of power in a league is increasingly top-heavy. The teams on top are more or less expected to stay on top. 1,418 more words