Sonics face potential lawsuit

Chris Hansen might have to come up with a new name for the upper rings. - SonicsArena.com

Breaking late tonight: Sega of America Inc. to file a copyright infringement lawsuit against Chris Hansen and Steve Ballmer.

We've just got word in that the new Sonics potentially have to face a copyright infringement lawsuit based on using the term "Sonics Rings" in the new Seattle arena. The lawsuit is being purported by Sega of America Inc., based out of San Francisco, CA.

A 7PM press conference has been called for tonight. Brian Robinson will be in attendance along with Chris Daniels of KING5 TV.

We just received the press release from Sega. You can read it by clicking here.

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