John Oliver Attacks America's Favorite Industry- Sports

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massive amount of money that cities spend building stadiums.

Economists have pointed out that stadium construction does nothing to increase jobs, income or tax revenue. Bankrupt cities like Detroit are simply adding to already massive debts to build these stadiums.

Put simply, one economist said:

"Rather than spend a billion dollars on a stadium, you're better off flying a plane over the city, dumping a billion dollars on the population and letting them take the money and spend it."

This also seems like a bad idea, but you get the point.

I would love to hear from some sports fans or industry experts about their thoughts on the matter.

fast forward to the end and watch him give a Friday Night Lights-esque motivational speech urging cities to stop spending so much on stadiums.

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