Can You Make Whine with Those Sour Grapes?

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The Washington Nationals remind Phillies fans whose house this is.

National Glory: Division I Sports and the Olympic Games

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Athletic competition was never a spiritually innocent pursuit. College football is no exception.

Saying Goodbye to the Metrodome

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Ian Summers knows that the Metrodome is a dump, but that doesn’t mean that he needs to forget about it when it’s gone

Your Stadium Won’t Solve Your City’s Problems

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Camden Yards has turned the stadium into a supposed economic savior, but it turns out they’re all false prophets.

Disastrous Writing About Architecture

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Aaron Gordon doesn’t agree with Peter Richmond’s take on the decline of American stadium architecture. At all.

Could AEG Bring Pro Football Back to Los Angeles?

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AEG and the NFL want to bring a team—probably either the Vikings or Jaguars—to L.A. But it’s not that simple.

Low-Hanging Fruit

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While the NFL lockout does have an element of greed, Aaron Gordon writes, it’s the owners’ fear of stagnated growth that’s really keeping the two sides apart.

Stadiums Shouldn’t Come Before Firehouses

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Though the Yankees’ and Mets’ new stadiums are “privately funded,” the tax breaks they receive keep New York from funding more important services.