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.
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