Stan Kroenke, Fresh Off Leaving St. Louis In The Lurch, Asks St. Louis For Tax Dollars

Stan Kroenke, a businessman who quite possibly wears the skinned pelt of a wombat atop his head on purpose, isn’t a popular man in St. Louis. He recently moved the Rams off to Los Angeles, drawing the ire of pretty much everyone there. So how should Stan go about mending his reputation there, seeing as how he has many…

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Sanity: The Panthers Aren't Getting Taxpayer Money To Renovate Their 17-Year-Old Stadium

It's an inescapable conclusion at this point, but the NFL doesn't want a team in Los Angeles. A big empty lot, with the potential for a new stadium and team, is far more valuable to the league and the owners as a threat than as an actual franchise. As teams attempt to wring taxpayer money out of their communities for…

MLS Isn't Interested In Citi Field, Because When You Can Plow A Massive Park To Build A Soccer Stadium, You Do It

The opening of the Barclays Center hasn't been without its challenges. Even after most of the ideological debate—lawsuits over eminent domain stalled the project for years, affordable housing advocates vociferously protested the development—dissipated in the wake of the arena's opening, structural issues remained.…

The Bills Blackmailed New York Taxpayers Into Covering 84 Percent Of Stadium Renovations

You might have missed this in the pre-holiday news dump, which it was specifically timed for—it's a good idea to downplay the implications of a story like this. An agreement was announced in a "hastily called news conference" to keep the Bills in Buffalo (actually Orchard Park) through at least 2020. But the real…