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October 15, 2008

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What happens to a stadium name when the company goes bust?

ABC News

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Remember Enron Field, the MCI Center and the Adelphia Coliseum? All three professional sports venues had to be renamed after the companies that owned the naming rights went bust or got mired in scandals. ABC New reports on what effect the current global financial crisis might have on stadium monikers (bonus points if you can guess the current names of the facilities above; answers below).

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Enron Field = Minute Maid Park (Houston)
MCI Center = Verizon Center (Washington, DC)
Adelphia Coliseum = LP Field (Nashville)
Barclays Center = ?

Posted by eric at October 15, 2008 12:46 PM