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White Sox Mocked Online For New Naming-Rights Deal With Mortgage Lender Guaranteed Rate

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 25 / 16

The White Sox yesterday announced a 13-year naming-rights agreement with mortgage lender Guaranteed Rate, which will see the ballpark "undergo a name change Nov. 1 from U.S. Cellular Field to Guaranteed Rate Field," according to a front-page piece by Chris Kuc of the CHICAGO TRIBUNE. Sprint "bought ...

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