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4812Naming Rights

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  • Dianne Chidester
    Dec 8, 2008
      Remember "Enron Stadium"? Wonder what will happen as some of these
      companies "tank"?


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      > Oh gosh, around Des Moines some public buildings now have 'brand'
      > names. The baseball stadium, once named to honor a beloved player, is
      > now named for a leading local insurance company. Two recently built
      > "civic" sports and entertainment centers are named, respectively, for
      > a state grocery chain and the Wells Fargo bank. It's very Orwellian...
      > Lloyd
      Here in New York City, the NY Mets are building themselves a new stadium
      open in time for next season. It will replace what was called Shea
      The new stadium will be named Citgroup Stadium; 200 million dollars over
      years for naming rights. Of course, that's the same Citigroup that's
      the recipient of who knows how many billions of dollars in federal


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