Latest Naming rights Stories

2009-05-01 17:53:04

The Miami Dolphins could change the name of their home field to Landshark Stadium, Canesport.com, a Web site that covers the University of Miami, said Friday. Dolphin Stadium has not had a corporate name since 2005, but the Web site said a naming rights deal with Landshark Lager, a beer brewed by Anheuser-Busch, was being negotiated. We've been in conversations, Dolphin Stadium president Bruce Schulze admitted without further comment. The Miami Herald had reported Wednesday that Dolphins and...

2009-04-15 09:00:00

Naming Rights Partner, TD Banknorth, Maintains Historic Moniker and Will Rename Boston Arena 'TD Garden' BOSTON, April 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Delaware North Companies, owner and operator of Boston's TD Banknorth Garden, together with the venue's naming rights partner, TD Banknorth, announced today, the arena will be officially renamed 'TD Garden' in July 2009. The new name of the arena comes at a time when TD Banknorth prepares to re-brand their New England operations to TD Bank, America's Most...

2008-12-16 14:30:53

The coal and gas company Consol Energy Inc. has won the naming rights for the new Pittsburgh Penguins hockey arena. The deal means that the arena will be known as the Consol Energy Center for 21 years after its opening for the 2010-2011 season, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported. The team has not released the amount of money involved, but Consol is believed to be paying millions of dollars. Marc Ganis of Sportscorp Ltd., a Chicago company, suggested that Consol is paying $2 million a year....

2008-12-08 10:25:04

Just in time for the holidays, researchers at Indiana's Purdue University say they are auctioning off the naming rights for nine animal species. Purdue University forestry and natural resources professor John Bickham said the auction offerings starting Monday would give true wildlife supporters the chance to become a part of the world of science, The Chicago Tribune said. There's not very much money to support the kind of work it takes to discover these new species, Bickham said. Money...

2006-02-03 15:26:52

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The San Francisco Giants changed the name of their stadium on Friday for the third time since 2004, a result of continuous changes in the corporate world that pay handsomely for sports naming rights. The stadium, within walking distance of central San Francisco, will change from SBC Park to AT&T Park. Last year SBC bought AT&T and adopted the AT&T name as it became the largest U.S. telecommunications company. Opened in 2000 as Pacific Bell Park,...

2004-11-26 18:00:06

COLUMBIA, Mo. - The University of Missouri-Columbia's $75 million basketball venue was formally renamed Mizzou Arena on Friday, just days after the Wal-Mart heiress for whom it originally was named was accused of cheating her way through another college. The university's governing Board of Curators voted without dissent to rename Paige Sports Arena during a three-minute conference call. "All of us are happy with Mizzou," Elson Floyd, president of the four-campus university system, said...

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