Tuesday, May 02, 2006

No bang for your Super Bowl buck 

One of the selling points people use for football stadia is that they generate revenue around Super Bowl events. Indeed, the NFL will give out Super Bowl games to those who build new stadia, as it did this past year for Detroit. So how much did Detroit take in for its Super Bowl? Not much; sales tax receipts were up on 2% in February and March for the entire state. Skip Sauer has details.