Originally posted on Oregon Sports News  |  Last updated 12/11/12
Watching a good movie in a rundown theater costs more than a ticket for Monday night's Portland vs Toronto game. You can't download a movie from your 'bundle' provider for less than $1.50, but you'll get a deal from RedBox. The power of sports is part proximity and part outcome. The closer you are, the more you feel the power. You pay to feel the power. Most of the time you pay a lot. Nobody watches the Blazers on DVD. The cheapest way to see a Blazer game is free TV on KGW NewsChannel 8. Costs rise with Comcast SportsNet. Seeing a game inside the Rose Garden?  Be ready to shell out ... $1.50? (Plus fees and service charges.) An All-Day bus pass on Tri-Met goes for $5.00, $2 for 'Honored Citizens', and $3.30 for youth. With the proper fake I.D. you'll see a major league sporting event in a world class venue for less than you'll pay for a beer when you get there. For your buck and a half, you'll see million dollar athletes competing at th...
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