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Three things sucking the wind out of America’s Cup

July 14th, 2013

There were lots of promises and predictions when plans for the 34th America’s Cup were announced in 2010. Lots of changes, lots of selling. Dumb it down, make it sexy. Throw out the chess board, bring in the dodgeball. X Games for the Y Generation. Since its launch, AC34 has been in slow freefall. While


What produces a bigger economic boost: America’s Cup or Super Bowl?

May 20th, 2013

By Eric Young, SF Business Times What produces a bigger economic boost: sailing or football? The question takes on relevance in the Bay Area because San Francisco will host the America’s Cup this July-September. And it appears likely that the NFL on Tuesday will pick Santa Clara to host Super Bowl L in 2016. It

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