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The Economics of Professional Sports
Aired 9/18/1997

American cities are spending billions of dollars to lure or keep their professional sports teams, and many people are beginning to ask, is it worth it? Should American cities play ball with professional sports?
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  Mark Rosenstraub
    director of Indiana University’s Center for Urban Policy and the Environment, author of Major League Losers
  William Hudnut
    former mayor of Indianapolis, senior fellow at the Urban Land Institute

Originally Aired: 9/18/1997

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