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Pontiac Silverdome Goes Cheap – $583,000

The Silverdome in Pontiac, MI – a massive dome that was the home of the Detroit Lions during the Barry Sanders years, was sold at auction at a super low price, according to the experts. Here are the Detroit News details…

What exactly do you do with a Silverdome in Pontiac, MI? Nothing. So, why are people saying that $583,000 was so cheap?

The kick to the nuts of the people in the Detroit area – it was built for $55.7 million and just a few years ago a $20 million deal to sell it, fell through. The city needed to free itself of the $1.5 million yearly upkeep. At $10,000 an acre, the land was worth more than what the building was sold for.

What would you do with this thing?

The world’s largest homeless shelter? That’s all I got.

Exquisite, Rare Bird Garners $250,000 – Titans Owner Gives Bird to Bills

Tennessee Titans owner, Bud Adams, was fined $250,000 for giving the bird to Buffalo Bills fans during and following the Titans victory (get the story here).

Bud Adams gives bird and gets fined $250,000

Bud Adams gives bird and gets fined $250,000

For more about the middle finger and “the bird” check out the Wikipedia entry or go to your local library.