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,

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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