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Instead of Games, Vancouver could have bought...

Updated: April 17, 2010, 10:32 AM ET
By Patrick Hruby

Vancouver spent spent $553.1 million hosting the 2010 Winter Olympics. What else could the city have purchased for the same amount? Page 2 did the math:

• 13 Cowboys Stadium HD JumboTron television sets.

• 79 million beers at a Dallas Cowboys game.

• The complete 2010 rosters of the New York Yankees, Boston Red Sox, Chicago Cubs and San Diego Padres.

• The complete 2009 rosters of the NFC East … plus the Minnesota Vikings.

• ...

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