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Tag: Overstock.com Coliseum

August 12, 2011 | 12:14 pm

Tight Deadline Today for the Conversion Crew at the O.co Coliseum

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Crews have been working all night at the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum and are by now deep into the intensive process of converting the home of the Raiders… into the home of the A’s. The Raiders kicked off their preseason last night, and the A’s play this evening, which is creating an unusually tight turnaround. This […]

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New Oakland Stadium Name, Overstock.com Coliseum, Met With Rampant Disrespect

April 29, 2011 | 4:26 pm

New Oakland Stadium Name, Overstock.com Coliseum, Met With Rampant Disrespect

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With the possible exception of Enron Field, there may never have been a more unfortunate sports stadium name than Oakland’s Overstock.com Coliseum, thus christened this week upon the sale of naming rights by the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum Authority to that particular company, which, according to Wikipedia, was a “pioneering online seller of surplus merchandise.” (Sounds […]

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