sports welfare

6.7.17

A Long-Lost Tax Plan Scares Sports Teams and Could Save America Billions

How a proposed federal law from 1995 could end America's hopeless addiction to spending billions of taxpayer dollars on sports stadiums.

4.23.17

How President Trump Could Free the NCAA to Pour More Money into Politics

If Trump fulfills his pledge to eliminate a federal law prohibiting charitable organizations from participating in political campaigns, the nonprofit NCAA will be free to shower sympathetic candidates with cash.

11.23.16

​Trump's Infrastructure Plan Could Be a Giant Sports Welfare Giveaway

Donald Trump's proposed tax breaks for private construction investors and contractors could mean additional multimillion-dollar public subsidies for sports stadiums.

12.21.12

The NFL Is Terrible This Week

A whopping 13 games this week feature either two miserable teams flailing at each other like a bitter married couple going through the motions during an argument, or a really good squad that’s already secured a place in the playoffs and a toxic, tumor...

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