About Glory For Sale
In 1995, Cleveland Browns owner Art Modell, lured by the
promise of a new stadium, shocked football fans with his decision
to move to Baltimore. Now, one of the few journalists to cover
the business of sports, the Baltimore Sun's Jon Morgan, chronicles
the move, explains why more are to come-and why it matters.
In Glory For Sale, Morgan offers an in-depth view of the
game's money side. He helps to understand the debate that's
raging in city after city: Should the public pay for NFL stadiums,
and, if so, how much?
Don't be left in the dark. Read Morgan's definitive Glory
For Sale and travel inside the dramatic, fascinating business
of professional football.
The Denver Post Raves: "Morgan Scores Big." The
Baltimore City Paper praises Morgan's "compelling reporting."
and The Cleveland Plain Dealer calls Glory For Sale our biggest
book of the year.
About Jonathan Morgan
Morgan, one of the few journalists in the nation to cover
the business of sports, writes for the Baltimore Sun. His
investigative reporting has included topics such as the value
of franchises to cities, trends in sports labor relations,
and the effect that stadium economics have on the relationships
between cities, fans, and sports teams.
Morgan holds a BS in Journalism from the University of Illinois,
and was a Fellow at the University of Maryland's Knight Center
for Specialized Journalism where he studied finance and the
business of sports.
Morgan has won a number of awards for his writing and investigative
journalism, including top rankings from the Associated Press
Sports Editors and the Newspaper Guild's Frank C. Porter Award
for Labor and Business Reporting.
He lives in Baltimore, Maryland, with his wife and three