Yesterday’s Ticker included the news that investment firms and shareholders had asked three prominent ’Skins-associated corporations to stop doing business with the team. Those three companies were FedEx, which holds the naming rights to the team’s stadium; PepsiCo, which is a stadium concessionaire and also has the naming rights to one of the stadium . . . → Read More: FedEx, Nike Choose Sides in NFL Name-Change Debate
Seattle’s new NHL franchise is set to hit the ice at the start of the 2021-22 season. We still don’t know what the team’s name will be (the latest word is that it may not be revealed until the fall), but now we at least know the new name for their arena.
Some quick . . . → Read More: Naming Right or Wrong? Seattle Arena Gets New Moniker
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We have a lot of content today, kids, beginning with a nauseating spectacle that took place in St. Louis prior to Game Three of the Stanley Cup Final(s) on Saturday night (I didn’t learn about it until Sunday, which is why I’m writing about it today), as . . . → Read More: Idiocracy Beckons: Blues Put Corporate Ad in Anthem Color Guard
News broke yesterday that the name of the Brewers’ stadium, which for the past two decades has been an ad for a brewery, will soon become an ad for an insurance company. The change will become effective at the end of 2020.
This news led dozens of people to contact me via social media . . . → Read More: The End of Miller Time