Debunking Myths about NFL Stadium Construction
Scott Lewis writes a columned aimed at dispelling myths surrounding the development of a new NFL stadium to house the Chargers in San Diego. "Every time I talk about this story, whether on the radio, at a party or on Twitter, the same simple responses come up. Here’s why we need to retire the most common ones," writes Lewis.
The four myths Lewis tackles:
- "Why don’t they get a bunch of private investors to pay for a new stadium?"
- "The fans who care about football can pay for it."
- "They can combine it with a soccer stadium. (Or the Olympics!) Or the Convention Center."
- "We’ll get Super Bowls regularly if we build it."
Click through to the article to hear the counterarguments for each of these points.