Bank of America May Pay Yanks $20M for Marketing

By John Johnson,  Newser Staff
Posted Feb 4, 2009 5:35 PM CST
In this April 6 photo, New York Yankees pitcher Chien-Ming Wang winds up in the first inning against Tampa Bay Rays at Yankee Stadium in New York.   (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
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(Newser) – No, the Yankees won't be playing at Bank of America Stadium next year. But the bank, which has accepted billions in federal aid, may yet pay the team about $20 million in a marketing deal, the Daily News reports. Talks continue despite the heat that Citibank took for paying the Mets a similar amount to rename their stadium Citi Field. BofA reportedly wouldn't get naming rights, but it would get prime spots for signs.