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A watchdog group determined that the BRA used outdated information when they made the deal to sell Yawkey Way and Lansdowne Street to the Red Sox. The deal cost $7.2M giving the Red Sox event concessions on the street and air rights for the Green Monster seats for as long as the team plays in Fenway. Gregory Sullivan, researcher at the Pioneer Institute stated, They've done a sweetheart, no-bid deal with the Red Sox to give them the ability to make money hand over fist." [Herald]