Conservative or overly rosy? Digging into the Calgary Olympic bid plan numbers
7 monthes ago - By National Post
Calgary's Olympic bid corporation says the city and Alberta stand to see a five-to-one return on their investment if they have another turn at hosting the Winter Games in 2026. Here is a closer look a what's behind a projection some economists are calling overly rosy:
What does the Calgary 2026 bid committee say the costs and benefits are of hosting the Olympics?
The pricetag was pegged at more than $5.2 billion in a draft hosting plan presented to city council on Tuesday. Of that, taxpayers at the municipal, provincial and federal level are on the hook for $3 billion.
Calgary 2026 CEO...
Read more ...
The headlines of News BreaK
Mike Anderson's St. John's introduction included two important guests
A meandering week-long search officially ended Friday when St. John's feted Mike Anderson as Chris Mullin's replacement as the 21st head basketball coach in St. John's history...
Michigan State's Winston staying in school, Ward leaving
EAST LANSING, Mich. - Michigan State All-America guard Cassius Winston is returning for his senior year and Nick Ward is entering the NBA draft and plans to end his college...
White Sox's Tim Anderson suspended for epithet, not intense bat flip
Suspended for a bat flip? MLB has its own side to the story. The league announced a one-game suspension for White Sox infielder Tim Anderson after his bat flip on Wednesday led...
Red Sox call up top prospect Michael Chavis as team continues to struggle
Michael Chavis is the No. 75 prospect in baseball, according to MLB Pipeline.
Red Wings name Steve Yzerman general manager
DETROIT - The Captain is coming home.
Column: In retrospect, 'Field of Dreams' is a terrible film
"If you build it, he will come."
NFL Draft 2019: Bryce Love's knee injury reportedly raising red flags for teams
Love announced in January that he tore his ACL in Stanford's final game of the regular season and underwent surgery in mid-December.
NFL Draft: Ranking the 10 best sixth-round picks since 2000
These Round 6 NFL Draft picks became stars on the teams that selected them so late. You may have heard of the guy who is No. 1 on the list.
White Sox's Tim Anderson to be suspended for altercation after bat toss, HBP
Anderson's bat toss after a home run led to the Royals' Brad Keller beaning him and a benches-clearing scrum on Wednesday.
Jon Gruden sends Raiders scouts home, doesn't 'know who to trust,' report says
Gruden and general manager Mike Mayock are reportedly on their own in making final decisions on the Raiders' draft prospects.