The mayor of Bridgeview, Illinois, said building a taxpayer-financed arena for the billionaire owner of Major League Soccer’s Chicago Fire would bring hotels and restaurants to his suburb. Instead, the town has more than doubled property taxes and may raise them again to pay more than $200 million in stadium debt.
The New Orleans Saints rebounded from a Week 9 loss with a 49-17 rout of the Dallas Cowboys that left the NFC East as the only National Football League division without a team possessing a winning record.
A degree from an elite academic school can make a player a magnet for bullying from teammates in the National Football League, according to a former Harvard University linebacker who spent seven seasons in the NFL.
The Seattle Seahawks needed a goal- line stand from their defense to pull out a 14-9 win over the St. Louis Rams in a “Monday Night Football” game in which they were held to a season-low 135 yards of offense.