It cost a family about $40 to ride in an UberXL vehicle from their suburban home to AT&T Stadioum, where the Dallas Cowboys play. That’s not bad at all, and they didn’t have to worry about parking. The problem came on their return trip, when the driver took a strange detour to the wrong side of their suburb, and the trip ended up costing $362.81. [More]
Let’s all remove our cynical glasses and view what might be a PR stunt with clear eyes, because heck, while we might not all love the Dallas Cowboys or the name on its stadium, AT&T, doing nice things for people should always be rewarded. Behold, the suddenly bereft students of a Texas high school, in search of a new prom venue after theirs was taken from them. [More]
As a Philadelphia Eagles fan, it would be very easy for me to say that football’s Emperor Palpatine finally has his Death Star, but I would never stoop so low as to make a joke like that. Rather, I’ll just straight out tell you that after four seasons, Cowboys Stadium now has a corporate name with today’s announcement that Tony Romo will soon be throwing clutch interceptions at the newly renamed AT&T Stadium. [More]
Now that corporations have bought up just about all the naming rights to every sports stadium in existence, the next step is to sponsor destruction of the old venues that make way for the new ones.
If man were to dig a fancy pit that rich people would fight to throw money into, we suppose it would look a lot like the Dallas Cowboys‘ new $1.2 billion stadium. For only $800,000 you can rent a suite that doesn’t include tickets to the game — or food and drink.