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May 28, 2008 3:03 PM
Posted by Benjamin J. Romano
COURTNEY BLETHEN / THE SEATTLE TIMES
Some additional details: The company gets naming rights for the soccer field, which will be known as "The Xbox Pitch at Qwest Field." I suggested a few months ago that Microsoft build a new arena for the Sonics and call it simply the X Box.
Also as part of the five-year, $20 million deal, the Xbox 360 becomes "the Official and exclusive Video Game Console of MLS," according to a news release. Xbox 360 fieldboards will adorn every MLS game.
Tod Leiweke, CEO of Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen's Vulcan Sports and Entertainment, said in a statement, "We also look forward to building a great relationship with Microsoft employees who live, work and play in our backyard." Does that sound like free or discounted tickets to anyone in Redmond?
Perhaps it's time to ditch the family truckster and get the ride you've always wanted.
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