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Ths is the front of U.S. Bank Stadium, as seen in late June 2016, which is home to Minnesota Vikings games and other events, large and small. (Minnesota Vikings photo)

Senators Introduce Bill to Stop Taxpayer Funding of Professional Sports Stadiums, but It Should Include College Sports Too

Senators Introduce Bill to Stop Taxpayer Funding of Professional Sports Stadiums, but It Should Include College Sports Too

A bipartisan group of Senators are backing legislation to prohibit the use of public bonds to finance professional sports stadiums. “Professional sports teams generate billions of dollars in revenue,” Senator Cory Booker (D-New Jersey) said in a statement. “There’s no reason why we should give these multimillion-dollar businesses a federal tax break to build new

UND Athletics Director Brian Faison announces athletic department cuts to members of the media Tuesday afternoon at the Betty Engelstad Sioux Center. Jesse Trelstad/ Grand Forks Herald

At UND Sports Programs Lost Over $13.3 Million in 2016

With the controversy over cutting the women’s hockety team at the University of North Dakota making headlines I’ve had a lot of people asking me about the financial status of other sports teams both at UND and rival North Dakota State University. I put in requests for information to both schools, and while I don’t

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Are Websites Like FanDuel And Draft Kings Legal In North Dakota?

If you’ve watched a sporting event in the last year or so, or spent any significant amount of time online, you’ve probably seen advertising for fantasy sports websites like FanDuel or Draft Kings. They bill themselves as just another iteration of the fantastically popular sports games where participants draft fantasy teams of real players and

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