CatchThis Blog / stadium naming

Mark Skoultchi

January 31, 2017

If you are a sports fan, or have ever lived with one, you know that true fans don’t just know their players’ names, numbers, and stats. They live and die with them every season. But, as arena-naming rights continue to sell to the highest bidder—however ludicrous the result—fans are losing their connection to what once […]

Laurel Sutton

June 7, 2011

This blog post originally appeared at the DuetsBlog. You may be aware that there is a large sports arena located in Oakland, California, wherein both the Oakland A’s and the Oakland Raiders play their respective sports. You may further be aware that this edifice is commonly known as “the Oakland Coliseum”, a practical name which […]

Mark Skoultchi

September 12, 2008

Now that the Giants and Jets have decided to reject Allianz as a potential sponsor of their new stadium because of their ties to the Nazis (see article), does this mean we all have to dump our BMWs, Volkswagens, Braun coffee-makers, Hugo Boss suits, and Siemens telecom equipment?