Phoenix LXXII: Send in the Clowns
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02-24-2013, 09:14 PM
Originally Posted by
Stix and Stones
As far as local governments are concerned, no municipal government in the world offered as much on a percapita basis than Glendale did to an NHL team. Probably not more was offered to any pro sport team anywhere.
I had been kind of assuming that as well, but then I read that Arlington, TX, population 350k or so, is subsidizing the Cowboys, one of the richest sports team on the planet, to the tune of $20M a year.