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Chalk One Up for SF

?from an economic perspective, game day is the least of it. Stadiums, from an economist's point-of-view. Conclusion? Municipalities where team owners build their own facility in a downtown setting win the economic game. San Francisco gave plenty of support for what used to be called Pacific Bell Park but it's not burdened by the huge long-term debt of actually building the thing. Plus it's not in the middle of a parking lot somewhere. [Bay Citizen/NYTimes]