Three S.F. Supervisors Call For Better Super Bowl Deal

at 9:00 AM
 (Super Bowl 50 Host Committee)

A recent report by San Francisco's Budget and Legislative Analyst revealed that the NFL will reimburse Santa Clara for Super Bowl-related expenses -- but not San Francisco, leaving taxpayers with a bill of nearly $5 million. Calling it the "worst deal ever," Supervisor Jane Kim is introducing emergency legislation to force the city to re-negotiate with the NFL. We discuss the deal and what cities stand to gain and lose by hosting major sporting events.

Guests:

Jane Kim, Supervisor for District 6, City and County of San Francisco

Andrew Zimbalist, economics professor, Smith College, his latest book is "Circus Maximus: The Economic Gamble Behind Hosting the Olympics and the World Cup"

C.W. Nevius, Metro Columnist, San Francisco Chronicle

Mark Farrell, Supervisor for District 2, City and County of San Francisco

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