by Travis Waldron Posted on July 15, 2014
"This may literally be the worst overestimate I have seen in my career," a sports economist tells ThinkProgress.
by Travis Waldron Posted on July 14, 2014
These four stadiums cost Brazil more than $1 billion, but they will go on without major soccer teams -- or even definite events -- to call them home now that the World Cup is over.
by Travis Waldron Posted on June 13, 2014
Even as the mood around Brazil's World Cup improves, fans found time to challenge their president during the first match of the tournament Thursday.
by Travis Waldron Posted on June 3, 2014
A procedure used by the city council to approve funding prevents the possibility of a public referendum.
by Travis Waldron Posted on May 2, 2014
"Green Bay, not billionaires, is the model" for sports ownership, Gingrich tweets. And that's a great idea.
by Travis Waldron Posted on April 23, 2014
Wrigley Field, the home of the Chicago Cubs, hosted its first game 100 years ago today. There's nothing in baseball quite like it.
by Travis Waldron Posted on April 17, 2014
New York assemblyman Michael Kearns introduced legislation to ensure that the public has a say in new stadium negotiations.
by Travis Waldron Posted on April 8, 2014
The owners of the Boston Bruins will privately finance their arena renovation project.
by Travis Waldron Posted on March 10, 2014
Too often, stadium impact studies are repeated without scrutiny -- even as research shows that their estimates are almost always inflated.
by Travis Waldron Posted on January 22, 2014
In a move that would appall most American franchise owners, Barça will pay for its own stadium upgrades -- and assume the financial risk that comes with them.