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11-28-2012, 02:03 PM
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OthmarAmmann
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Originally Posted by kdb209 View Post
While Gordon may be right about the Phoenix->Arizona name change:



He is a bit off on any imminent change of Jobing.Com - "Thankfully, the deal will also likely mean the end of the worst rink name in professional sports, “Jobing.com Arena.” "



The Lease agreement doesn't affect the current naming rights deal which runs through 2016 (10 yr deal signed in 2006) - it just grants the Arena Manager / Team Owner the right to negotiate a new Naming Rights deal when the current one expires - including the possibility of re-upping with Jobing.
It will be awkward when the city has to license out naming rights for itself:

"jobing.com Arena in jobing.com, Arizona"

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