FirstEnergy Corp., an Akron, Ohio- based utility with customers in six states, reached a multiyear agreement to put its name on the Cleveland Browns’ stadium, the first time the National Football League team had a sponsor’s name on its home field.
Robert Griffin III, Russell Wilson and Andrew Luck set rookie-quarterback records all season, exceeding expectations. Now they will get their first taste of the playoffs, with two of their teams going head-to-head in the opening round.
The Green Bay Packers, the only publicly owned professional U.S. sports franchise, received National Football League approval to hold their fifth stock sale to help finance a $140 million upgrade to Lambeau Field.
Republican Governor Scott Walker of Wisconsin said today at a Bloomberg/Washington Post breakfast at the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Florida, that presidential nominee Mitt Romney needs to be more specific in telling voters how he would deal with nation’s fiscal crisis.
Eli Manning and the New York Giants left Green Bay’s Lambeau Field with another playoff upset, a 37-20 win that sends them to San Francisco to play for the conference title and a spot in the Super Bowl.