Chick-fil-A Almost Had Its Own Football Stadium to Not Be Gay In

Pity the suburban commuter school that goes belly-up trying to spend its way to college-football greatness, then looks to cover its bet with shady stadium-naming rights. Pity the Florida Atlantic University Owls. » 4/23/13 11:29am 4/23/13 11:29am

FAU's Deal To Name Its Stadium After A For-Profit Prison Company Is Off

Florida Atlantic has withdrawn from its stadium naming-rights deal with for-profit prison operators Geo Group. This is a historic moment: we've finally found an industry too shady even for college sports. » 4/02/13 8:41am 4/02/13 8:41am

FAU Students Stage Sit-In To Protest Stadium Deal With For-Profit…

Some members of the Florida Atlantic University student body are not very happy about the fact that their school has agreed to sell the naming rights to its on-campus stadium to GEO Group, a slimy corporation that operates detention centers and for-profit prisons across the globe. On Monday, a group of FAU students… » 2/26/13 5:25pm 2/26/13 5:25pm

FAU Stadium's New Prison Sponsor Is Frantically Trying To Wipe Abuse…

On Tuesday we told you that Florida Atlantic had reached a 12-year, $6 million naming rights deal for its new stadium. The lucky winning bidder was Geo Group, one of the country's largest operators of for-profit prisons, and the target of numerous lawsuits and allegations claiming prisoner abuse. » 2/21/13 10:35am 2/21/13 10:35am

Florida Atlantic Football Joins The Prison-Industrial Complex

Florida Atlantic has been playing in its new on-campus stadium for two years, but has had a devil of a time selling the naming rights. No more, as the Owls plan to announce later today they've finalized a deal with The Geo Group, one of the world's largest operators of detention centers and for-profit prisons. » 2/19/13 9:30am 2/19/13 9:30am