The city council of Washington, D.C. has delivered a long-overdue brushback pitch to Major League Baseball and its newly arrived Expos-cum-Nationals, by requiring the billionaires to pony up half the financing for a new stadium themselves. Though half is still half too much (see the cities of Nashville and San Francisco for a better idea), it's hundreds of millions more than welfare queen Bud Selig was expecting, and could avert a little-needed local tax on large businesses. (Links via Baseball Primer.)
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