FirstEnergy buys naming rights to Browns stadium
By Kim Leonard
Published: Wednesday, January 16, 2013, 12:01 a.m.
Updated: Tuesday, February 19, 2013
FirstEnergy Corp., the largest electric utility operator in Pennsylvania, has purchased the naming rights to Cleveland Browns Stadium.
Akron-based FirstEnergy and the football team announced a deal Tuesday to rename it FirstEnergy Stadium. Terms to make the stadium the 23rd of 31 NFL venues with a naming rights agreement weren't disclosed. FirstEnergy operates West Penn Power and Penn Power in the Pittsburgh area, along with coal-fired Bruce Mansfield Plant and nuclear Beaver Valley Power Station in Shippingport.
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