We looked at the steady increase in taxpayer-funded stadium construction recently, and Sports on Earth wrote about what they term "sports welfare"—this week, Bloomberg explained a combination of those phenomena, and a notably clear example of the way sports franchises can factor into the zero-sum game of their city's budget. If you live in Oakland and have been waiting for 911 for 20 minutes, first, stop reading Deadspin, there's an emergency. Second, blame the Raiders:
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The release of the Mike Rice video will result in million-dollar payouts for everyone except Eric Murdock, who allegedly…
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