Comment 43686

By Mahesh_P_Butani (registered) - website | Posted July 19, 2010 at 21:45:14

HamiltonFan >>> "Obviously some of you guys who don't understand professional sports and the business aspect of it with cities don't understand that if you don't make it attractive for the private sector goodbye pro sports team."

There are way too many factors involved here - least of all being -- some abstract lack of "understanding of Professional sports and the business aspect of it"!

Some of these factors are highlighted here:

Field of Schemes is a play-by-play account of how the drive for new sports stadiums and arenas drains $2 billion a year [in the US] from public treasuries for the sake of private profit.

The Revenue Model: Why Baseball Is Booming by David Jacobson

Defining the Spillover Effects of Neighborhood Revitalization by Michael Collins

Sustainable Sport Stadiums: Integrating Development into the City by Jeremy Siegfried & Sasha Truong

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