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Vincent Orange's 'Superdome' Would Compound Previous Land-Use Blunders

Michael Hamilton | Posted 01.23.2014 | DC
Michael Hamilton

Spending large amounts of public money on a stadium to create economic growth is more becoming of a dying city like Detroit, and doesn't make sense for Washington.

John Cena Brings WrestleMania to SXSW 2013 (WATCH)

Shira Lazar | Posted 05.11.2013 | Technology
Shira Lazar

Twelve-time WWE World Champion John Cena joined What's Trending at the SXSW Samsung Blogger Lounge to talk some smack about The Rock, tease WrestleMania 29 and share how he engages with fans on Twitter and YouTube.

How I Learned To Love Football

Lisa K. Friedman | Posted 04.07.2013 | Fifty
Lisa K. Friedman

Growing up in an all-girl family put me at a huge disadvantage in terms of major league football. I started dating my future husband in winter. I had no idea he was from a fanatical football family. He seemed so steady, so reasonable. Turns out, he was just dormant.

Former 'Slaves' Build Brazil World Cup Stadium

Reuters | Posted 04.22.2012 | Latino Voices

* 25 workers at stadium previously worked in slave labor * Government program trains "slaves," finds them real jobs * Un...

WATCH: Inside The Olympic Velodrome

Constantin Bjerke | Posted 01.23.2012 | Arts
Constantin Bjerke

Opened on time and on budget in February 2011, 17 months prior to the Opening Ceremony, Hopkins Architects' 2012 Olympics' Velodrome is the first venu...

Santa Clara - A Bigger Bell, California

Gil Laroya | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Gil Laroya

In recent weeks, the emerging story of the small town of Bell, California demonstrated to the country how city government can become too big and brash...

Drinking Water Filthy But Big Money Goes To Build New Stadium

Joseph B. Treaster | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Joseph B. Treaster

Out of South Africa came the news that an expensive new soccer stadium had been built in a city where drinking water is often dirty and many people have neither electric lights nor toilets.

This Week in Cheating

Jeff Kreisler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Jeff Kreisler

Build a $1.5-ish billion taxpayer-funded stadium, charge those same taxpayers $2600 to see a game, don't create the promised park for local kids (because they're poor). Now look around. Guess what? You're rich!

Friday Talking Points [45] -- Lessons Democrats Should Learn From Obama's Speech

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

I know that just about the entire blogosphere is talking about John McCain's pick of Sarah Palin (who?) for his running mate, but I, for one, refuse t...

Nice Point Hillary, Now We'll Just Wait for McCain to Make It

Linda Hirshman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Linda Hirshman

This stadium thing looks like a really bad idea. But I did not write of this in public, because the blowback to criticizing Obama is so distracting and also because, well, they would probably wait for a man to say it.

Friday Talking Points [38] -- Whiners And Cheeseheads

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Welcome back to Friday Talking Points, after a one-week hiatus! While plenty has happened in the past two weeks which bears close and careful analysis...