Some Hidden Costs of the NFL

It seems fitting the day after the Super Bowl to talk a little bit about what the NFL actually costs us. Not for the people who buy jerseys, tickets, TV packages, and beer coozies. I’m talking about for that guy who doesn’t watch the NFL, thinks a bootleg is a vestige of Prohibition, and blushes slightly when his co-workers mention Tom Brady’s underinflated balls. That guy is still paying for the NFL. We all do. In taxes. Local governments give billions of tax dollars to the NFL, mostly Read more […]