Monday, July 24, 2017

Saturday, July 22, 2017

Is Houston Back In The NHL Expansion/Relocation Picture?

do politicians understand sports leases? No.

Suns Owner "Unlikely" To Team With Coyotes For New Arena

one percenter puts himself ahead over a municipality's needs

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Germany And Australia Seem To Want The 2032 Summer Olympics

Wonder what I was born in Dusseldorf and that is why they call me Rolf thinks?

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

NFL Is Open For Business

The NFL remains widely popular and is the top sport in America.

Monday, July 17, 2017

Kaepernick Blackballed? Mara Implies It, Vick Says No

blackballed seems to be the proper description

Isles Owners And NHL Not Interested In The Nassau Coliseum

all about real estate and uninformed politicians

Saturday, July 15, 2017

Chris Spielman Wants Money If Ohio State Uses His Likeness

Ohio State makes an awful lot of money from ticket sales, TV and marketing agreements which feature uncompensated former players.

Building A New Arena Is Like A Vampire Movie?

Arizona Coyotes ownership wants a new Phoenix arena arena.

Manfred: Major League Baseball Considering Three Cities For Expansion

Boston political and business leaders bailed on a 2024 Olympics bid due to costs and opposition.

LA And Paris Probably Will Be Awarded Olympic Games

Boston political and business leaders bailed on a 2024 Olympics bid due to costs and opposition.

Saturday, July 1, 2017

Sunday, June 18, 2017

IRS Says Yes To Rams PSL Loan Scheme

never borrow money needlessly unless you must...

Saturday, June 17, 2017

It Is Getting Harder To Find Public Money For Mega Sports Events

we need money

America’s Cup Is Bermuda’s Hope For Tourism Rebound

wonder if the local newspaper's deputy editor is going to call me laughable again because I said these policies are failures

Casino Is Looking Into Buying Naming Rights At Arizona Cardinals Stadium

casino money available

Friday, June 16, 2017

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Olympic Sized Problems: Finding Hosts

Los Angeles and Paris are the only cities that want the Olympics.

Monday, June 12, 2017

Flames Mixed Messages on Moving

Quebec City Flames? Seattle Flames? or Calgary?

Saturday, June 10, 2017

Friday, June 9, 2017

Monday, June 5, 2017

Someone Forgot About Transportation Costs

wait someone forgot people have to get to the place somehow?

Climate And Geo Political Policies Are Hurdles For LA Olympic Bid

Donald Trump's policies are not going to make Olympic delegates very happy and that a big problem for LA

Sunday, June 4, 2017

Saturday, June 3, 2017

Patriots Fan Confused By NFL Appearing On Too Many TV Networks"

Patriots fan confused by NFL appearing on too many TV networks despite the fact she owns CBS one of the four TV partners

Friday, June 2, 2017

The New York London Yankees? Maybe For Two Games In 2019

The Yankees in London? There are reports in London that the Yankees will come to town in 2019.

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Friday, May 26, 2017

Nothing Really Special About Memorial Day Sports Offerings, Just Another...

Memorial Day used to feature baseball double headers and the Indianapolis 500.

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Sunday, May 21, 2017

Oops LA Bid Committee Forgot Subway Cost

do Olympic Bid Committees and politicians shade the truth?

Saturday, May 20, 2017

Friday, May 19, 2017

The Preakness May Need A New Home

hey Maryland, we need another sports handout

Thursday, May 18, 2017

The United Airlines Naming Rights Image Rehab?





The United Airlines Naming Rights Image Rehab?

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Red Sox Owners Want New Pawtucket Ballpark

83 mill for a minor league baseball park

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Sunday, April 23, 2017

Hartford NHL Return Unlikely Without Malloy

Hartford NHL hopes lose biggest backer

Saturday, April 22, 2017

Monday, April 17, 2017

Heavy Hitters In NHL Arena Building In NY, Seattle

sports incest: owners v. owners in Brooklyn and Seattle 

Sunday, April 16, 2017

2022 Ryder Cup Staying In Rome

they got the public money, whew

Saturday, April 15, 2017

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Is Coleen Howe Hockey Hall Of Fame Worthy?

Gordie Howe got to play with his sons in the NHL in 1980 in Hartford thanks to his wife Coleen who changed hockey's age entry rules.

The NCAA Reluctantly Okays North Carolina’s HB142 Law

The NCAA will accept bids from North Carolina cities for various tournaments despite not really liking the HB142 anti-discrimination law.

St. Louis: No To Soccer Stadium, Not Soccer

MLS Commissioner Don Garber and his owners are committed to expanding the number of cities in the league. St. Louis more than likely will not be one of them.

Friday, April 7, 2017

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Calgary Douses Flames Proposal

to threaten to move or not to threaten

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Monday, April 3, 2017

Sunday, April 2, 2017

Saturday, April 1, 2017

Thursday, March 30, 2017

IIHF Women’s World Championships Start Tonight

Women's History Month Ends With USA Women's Team members getting a new deal.

Goodell And NFL Against Sports Gambling

hypocrites

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Municipal Sports Spending Is Out Of Whack

 Howard Cosell once said sports was out of whack. It remains true today, Mark Davis wanted Oakland to kicked the A's out of their stadium in the negotiations  

Monday, March 27, 2017

Ryan Braun Owes The Paying Audience Some Effort

Ryan Braun doesn't understand his business

Sunday, March 26, 2017

The Oakland And Raiders Divorce Is Coming

It appears That Mark Davis will get the green light from NFL owners to relocate his business from Oakland to Las Vegas very soon.

Saturday, March 25, 2017

Friday, March 24, 2017

NHL No To South Korea, Yes To Sweden And China

no money to be made in South Korea?

TV Commercials Are Not Hurting The NFL

Public perception not commercials might be the problem

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Islanders-Brooklyn Arena Marriage Salvageable?

Islanders ownership and Brooklyn Arena officials are reportedly talking about a new and temporary lease according to SportsNet's Nick Kyperos.

Monday, March 20, 2017

The Las Vegas Raiders Tax

a tourism tax is a tax without represtation

Dwight Clark And ALS

Dwight Clark, football and ALS

Saturday, March 18, 2017

Friday, March 17, 2017

CBS, Turner Need New Technologies To Pay For NCAA Rights

$1.1 billion annually for the TV rights is a lot of money

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Thursday, March 2, 2017

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Monday, February 27, 2017

Be Careful What You Ask At The Scouting Combine

 we scrutinize athletes more than politicians

Sunday, February 26, 2017

Saturday, February 25, 2017

NBA TV Ratings Down

Cord Cutters to Blame?

Friday, February 24, 2017

Manfred Backs D'backs In Maricopa County Fight

Surprise, surprise, MLB backs Diamondbacks

Has Budapest’s Olympics Ship Sailed? Yes

please someone want our event, please

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Play Ball! In Arizona And Florida"

the whacked out economics of public spending

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Abbott To NFL: Don't Mess With Texas





why do GOP elected officials care about bathrooms?

Major League Baseball May Back Sports Gambling?

when gambling suits the owners, it's fine

Sunday, February 19, 2017

Saturday, February 18, 2017

Friday, February 17, 2017

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Knicks Owner James Dolan Has Issues

this guy should have been tossed in 2007, he is worse than Donald Sterling.

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

The NBA’s Color Barrier 1946-1950

Four years after the NFL, three after Jackie Robinson

Brazil’s Olympics Mistake

St, Moritz said no to 2026 Sunday

Monday, February 13, 2017

Hartford Has Bigger Needs Than An NHL Team

A problem with a Double A baseball park running out of money suspending construction, state broke, city teetering on bankruptcy, all good right? Oh the Hartford Goat Yards allegedly will play its Double A Eastern League schedule in Hartford in 2017, only a year late.

Sunday, February 12, 2017

ESPN Is No Longer A Cash Cow





the money train has slowed down and it is partially the NFL and NBA's fault just ask ESPN execs

Thursday, February 9, 2017

Bathroom Bill Could Cost North Carolina More Sports Events

politicians know best but some are also cowards who will not face tough questions from citizens and hide behind flaks or fellow politicians. Its been that way for a long time not just in 2017

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Sunday, February 5, 2017

The Wooing Of The New York Islanders

How do you ruin an arena in Brooklyn? Ratner did, not the Isles. And Malloy you gave the reason Hartford doesn't have a team, Hartford is a weak, small market

“The Big Money $uper Bowl”

$uper $unday

Friday, February 3, 2017

Thursday, February 2, 2017

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Don’t Mess With Sheldon Adelson

you don't pull the mask off the old Lone Ranger...

Super Bowl Spending, Is It Worth It For A City?

Taxpayers on the hook for some of Houston SB

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Sunday, January 29, 2017

The NHL And China

Will geo-politics matter?

Thursday, January 26, 2017

NFL Owners Remorse About Chargers Move? Unlikely

Spanos is in LA despite an ESPN reporter's report

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Study Claims LA Will Rake In Big Olympics Bucks In 2024

Yeah LA's Olympics will make lots of $$$, sure.

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Sunday, January 22, 2017

Saturday, January 21, 2017

Owner’s Real Championship Winnings? Public Subsidies

NFL playoff team owners subsidies enjoy the games!

Friday, January 20, 2017

Thursday, January 19, 2017

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Bisciotti Is Wrong, Commercials Are Not Chasing Viewers From Watching Th...

Baltimore Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti thinks too many commercials during games are driving people away from watching NFL games on TV. Perhaps Ray Rice and others are more responsible for viewership decline.

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Lame Duck Raiders Won't Fly In Oakland

Two years in Oakland after saying yes to Nevada no way -

Monday, January 16, 2017

Saturday, January 14, 2017

Greed and Padres Ballpark Envy Ended The San Diego Chargers

A jealousy of the Padres ballpark ended the San Diego Chargers.

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Spanos’s Chargers Move To Carson Began In 2000

Almost 17 years later, the Spanos family is taking their NFL Chargers to LA. I broke that Spanos was mad at San Diego in March 2000, I was villified by local San Diego media, cause you know I took advantage of a feeble old man.

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Saturday, January 7, 2017