College and professional sports franchises are trying to wring every last dollar from their stadium deals, what with naming rights and seat licenses and all.
Here’s a trend we’re hoping doesn’t catch on. The University of Georgia boosters are unveiling an official team cemetery on Saturday:
“Bulldog Haven,” a designated area of burial plots within famous Oconee Hill Cemetery next to Sanford Stadium reserved in death only for those that have worn the uniform, their coaches and their families. Now a Bulldog can come full circle,” said Mack Guest, Letterman’s Association president and one of the conceptual founders of the project.
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Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started the two most popular blogs in the history of MPR and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
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