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Jaguars sponsor sues to pull out of 'clown game'

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This image has appeared on social media to mock Jaguars owner Shad Khan.

The title sponsor for the Jaguars’ season finale game against the Indianapolis Colts is suing to get its name removed over fans’ planning to dress as clowns to protest the abysmal season.

RoofClaim.com, a roofing business, wants to avoid its name “being emphasized as the primary sponsor of the clown game,” says a complaint filed Thursday evening in Jacksonville’s Circuit Court.

The company signed a $600,000-per-year sponsorship deal in August that guaranteed to spotlight them during a single game this season, but the suit argues the Jaguars breached terms of the agreement.

Read the rest of this story at WJCT News partner The Florida Times-Union.