OAKLAND, CA (CelebrityAccess MediaWire) — The Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum Authority has agreed on a new naming rights deal that will see McAfee Arena henceforth known as the Overstock.com Coliseum.
According to the Contra Costa Times, the deal is worth 1.2 million annually for the next six years. The Authority had been on the hunt for a naming rights partner since 2008, after software make McAfee declined to renew on their annual $1.3 million deal.
The deal will include new signage throughout the venue as well as Overstock.com's logo to be displayed on the stadium's website, stationary and venue staffers uniforms.
The 47-year-old stadium serves as a home to the Oakland Raiders NFL team and the MLB franchise Oakland A's. Both teams leases at the stadium expire in 2013 and both have expressed a desire to seek a more current venue. – I. Courtney