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- Beyond Economic Impact: An Alternative Rationale for the Public Subsidy of Major League Sports Facilities. Crompton, John // Journal of Sport Management;Jan2004, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p40
Government contributions to the funding of major league facilities ipso facto recognize that some portion of the benefits accruing from such facilities accrue to the public in general, rather than being captured exclusively by the franchise owner. The challenge for facility advocates is to...
- Unsportsmanlike Conduct. // ENR: Engineering News-Record;11/30/1998, Vol. 241 Issue 21, p104
Editorial. Comments on the impact of the sports package deal offered to professional sports franchiser Bob Kraft in Connecticut. Ownership of the New England Patriots football team; Rejection of the deal offered by Kraft to Massachusetts legislators; Contract for the construction of several...
- NOT YOUR ARENA? Henricks, Mark // Entrepreneur;Aug2003, Vol. 31 Issue 8, p22
Reports on the observation that professional sports franchises and facilities in the U.S. do little for most local entrepreneurs. Expected lack of positive impact of stadiums in Cincinnati on Dan Bockrath, co-owner of 'CityBeat.'
- Stay, But Don't Pay. Shields, Yvette // Bond Buyer;12/12/2001, Vol. 338 Issue 31283, p34
Reports that the majority of Minnesota state residents opposes the public funding a project for a baseball stadium in the state. Views of the residents regarding the elimination of baseball teams in the state; Percentage of voters who opposed use of public money for stadium; Sources of fundings...
- 19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER. // Sports Illustrated;11/16/1964, Vol. 21 Issue 20, p94
Several letters to the editor are presented in response to articles in previous issues including "Bravura Battle," in the November 2, 1964 issue, "A Runners' Year," in the September 21, 1964 issue, and "19th Hole," in the October 26, 1964 issue.
- Sports Facility Financing. // Journal of Sport Management;Sep1995, Vol. 9 Issue 3, p352
This article focuses on the financial problems being faced by sports facilities in the United States. Due to increasing costs associated with the construction and operations of sport facilities, it has become common for two or three parties to cooperate in order to finance the venture. The...
- Soccer Teams Scramble To Score Revenues. Ruth, Joao-Pierre S. // Business News New Jersey;08/23/99, Vol. 12 Issue 31, p18
Reports on the efforts of soccer leagues in New Jersey to increase their fan and sponsorship bases. Men's and women's teams playing with the United Soccer League (USL); Teams' frustration by the facilities in which they play; Use of college and high school fields in teams' local areas;...
- Pacers feeling pinch. Schoettle, Anthony // Indianapolis Business Journal;10/9/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 31, p1
The article looks at the status of Indiana Pacers' lease contract with the Conseco Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, Indiana following the decline in the basketball team's financial performance since 2004. Pacers President Donnie Walsh and basketball operations president Larry Bird have prepared...
- What Are the Benefits of Hosting a Major League Sports Franchise? Rappaport, Jordan; Wilkerson, Chad // Economic Review (01612387);2001 1st Quarter, Vol. 86 Issue 1, p55
Presents information on a study which analyzed the benefits of hosting a major sports league franchise in the United States. Debate on public financing for sports stadiums; Measurement of job creation and tax revenue benefits; Quality-of-life benefits from hosting a major league franchise.