The 49ers just announced a naming rights deal for their new Santa Clara home, opening in 2014. $220 million over 20 years gets you "Levi's Stadium." The CEO of Levi Strauss, at this morning's press conference, actually said "Win one for the zipper." Christ.
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…
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.