Who Will Sponsor Lincoln’s Arena?

February 10, 2009 at 2:30am By: Mr. Wilson Posted in The Lincolnite Blog

While chatting with DMB tonight I got to thinking about the possible brand names that could be slapped on the side of Lincoln’s (currently mythical) Haymarket arena. What are some of the most likely names we could see glowing in neon in a few years? I came up with a few possibilities:

  • Verizon Center. Alltel has been a major player in Nebraska for years. Now that Verizon has consumed Alltel, and thanks to Verizon’s office on I-80, Verizon seems like a natural candidate to buy naming rights here.
  • Con Agra Center. Well, really any large agricultural company is a possibility.
  • Gallup Arena. The punks may have moved up the road, but you know they still love us.
  • Ameritrade Arena. Oddly enough, the first time I ever saw (or heard of) Pete Ricketts was outside Qwest Center.

What do you think?

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D.M.B. February 10, 2009 at 3:45am

Tier One Center
US Bank Arena

meatball February 10, 2009 at 6:09am

Git-R-Done Arena

West A Dad February 10, 2009 at 1:21pm

Taxpayer Plaza

Dave K February 10, 2009 at 1:54pm

What arena?

Gene February 10, 2009 at 2:21pm

Kwik Shop Center

Gene February 10, 2009 at 2:47pm

Super Saver Senter.

Andrew February 10, 2009 at 3:49pm

OSO Coliseum!

beerorkid February 10, 2009 at 4:03pm

Dwight Yoakam’s Chicken Lickin’s Chicken Rings Hootenanny Hall

Gene February 10, 2009 at 4:10pm

Runza’s Oven Stuff’d Place.

West A Dad February 10, 2009 at 4:41pm

D’Leon’s Delightful Dunkin’ B-Ball Arena
and Taco Rico

Gene February 10, 2009 at 5:26pm


Gene February 10, 2009 at 5:27pm

Anyone see in the LJS that T.O. wants to put $16M into a practice facility/renovation project? It’s been talked about, but it appears the ball is rolling on fundraising.

D.M.B. February 10, 2009 at 5:38pm

Blog forthcoming

D.M.B. February 10, 2009 at 6:07pm

That one made me laugh.

biancalana February 10, 2009 at 9:44pm

Jon’s “Basketball” Camp….

Eric S February 11, 2009 at 3:04am

Robert’s Dairy “Open Air” Arena

...yum…that fresh country bovine air.

Gene February 11, 2009 at 2:07pm

I wonder if that would result in a home court advantage.

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