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Posted: 10 January 2013 10:48 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 46 ]
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Anyboy read the article?

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Posted: 10 January 2013 12:11 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 47 ]
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garythehuman - 10 January 2013 10:48 AM

Anyboy read the article?

Well, you linked to a ‘premium article’ which requires payment. So other than the first two paragraphs? No, I haven’t. wink

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Posted: 10 January 2013 12:35 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 48 ]
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Doug-But the bigger point here is that professional sports is self-funding: it makes tons of money from advertising, ticket sales, etc. So in that sense it doesn’t need public funding. It’s like movies or most TV. It’s pure entertainment that people already pay for and that is in fact very highly lucrative to its owners. Putting public funding there just amounts to subsidizing some billionaire’s already-hefty paycheck.

I agree. 
I think that might go on in other “arenas”(pun intended) as well to varying degrees.
Subsidizing.

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Posted: 11 January 2013 07:53 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 49 ]
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Sorry group, didn’t realize it was a premium article, (I have a subscription) I’ll have to watch that in the future. red face

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