The New York Times recently published a column by Michael Powell titled “Sports Owners Dip Into the Public’s Purse, Despite Their Billions in the Bank.”
Last week, a spokesman for Mayor Jackson brushed off the idea that Cleveland had anything to learn from Ferguson, MO, where the killing of an unarmed young black man, Michael Brown, by police has caused massive protests and civil unrest.
On superstar athletes, team owners, and the economics of sports in the community.
Smoking marijuana is a bigger problem than domestic violence in the eyes of the NFL. Should we even be surprised?
After decades of tiptoeing around Chief Wahoo fans, The Plain Dealer finally endorses a phasing out of the controversial Cleveland Indians' mascot. What do the Wahoo-ligans think?
Thoughts on Gilbert’s giant black slash through Cleveland’s grandest monument to democracy and justice.
Public spending on facilities is a given in modern sports but it's not good for anyone to have the public pay all the freight for teams, particularly spending for pricey new scoreboards meant to earn more advertising dollars.
Thanks to some lobbying by the Greater Cleveland Partnership, “one of the largest chambers of commerce in the United States,” a proposed 20-year extension of Cuyahoga County’s “sin tax” ...