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Call It Coliseum Starting Tuesday



    Call It Coliseum Starting Tuesday
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    OAKLAND, CA - JUNE 15: A general exterior view of Network Associates Coliseum during the interleague game between the Oakland Athletics and the Montreal Expos at the Network Associates Coliseum on June 15, 2003 in Oakland, California. The Athletics defeated the Expos 9-1. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

    The Oakland Coliseum officially becomes the Coliseum tomorrow. announced today that it will debut the new name and signs that go along with it on Tuesday. 

    Not coincidentally U2 is playing at the Coliseum Tuesday night. announced the naming rights deal with the stadium in April, a month after it announced it changed its domain name to  It's a six-year deal for the naming rights to the home of the A's and Raiders.  T

    he deal pays about $7 million dollars over those six years.  And that has caused some controversy in Oakland. is changing its name to tomorrow as well. Ad Age reports that ads featuring the new name will start airing after Father's Day.