Sports sponsorship

May 09, 2017 - 8:40 am
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The PGA Tour announced a 10-year extension for the title sponsorship of the FedEx Cup, giving the lucrative series continuity for another decade and allowing some flexibility as the tour explores reshaping its season. Terms of the new deal were not disclosed Tuesday,...
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May 09, 2017 - 8:20 am
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The PGA Tour has announced a 10-year extension for the title sponsorship of the FedEx Cup. Along with continuity of the season-long competition, it gives the tour flexibility as it explores reshaping its season. Terms of the new deal were not disclosed Tuesday...
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Baltimore Orioles' Adam Jones (10) yells at home plate umpire Sam Holbrook (34) after being ejected for arguing a strikeout during the fifth inning of a baseball game at Fenway Park in Boston, Wednesday, May 3, 2017. At center is Baltimore Orioles manager Buck Showalter. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
May 05, 2017 - 8:14 pm
Time to take a look in the mirror. From Adam Jones being taunted with racial slurs in Boston to monkey chants directed at an African soccer player in Italy, it's clear that racism in sports remains a worldwide scourge. But we can't rely on athletes or team owners or corporate sponsors to stamp out...
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Baltimore Orioles' Adam Jones (10) yells at home plate umpire Sam Holbrook (34) after being ejected for arguing a strikeout during the fifth inning of a baseball game at Fenway Park in Boston, Wednesday, May 3, 2017. At center is Baltimore Orioles manager Buck Showalter. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
May 05, 2017 - 6:20 pm
Time to take a look in the mirror. From Adam Jones being taunted with racial slurs in Boston to monkey chants directed at an African soccer player in Italy, it's clear that racism in sports remains a worldwide scourge. But we can't rely on athletes or team owners or corporate sponsors to stamp out...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2016, file photo, United States' Kerri Walsh Jennings digs for a ball while playing Brazil during the women's beach volleyball bronze medal match of the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Five-time Olympian Walsh Jennings is looking for a new partner - and a new beach volleyball tour - after rejecting an exclusivity agreement with the AVP that would have locked her into the circuit through the 2020 Summer Games in Tokyo. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
May 04, 2017 - 6:34 pm
Five-time Olympian Kerri Walsh Jennings is looking for a new partner — and a new beach volleyball tour — after rejecting an exclusivity agreement with the AVP that would have locked her into the circuit through the 2020 Summer Games in Tokyo. In her first public comments since breaking with the...
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FILE - In this Feb. 20, 2016, file photo, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush visits a polling place at Eastlan Baptist Church in Greenville, S.C. Bush says he’s optimistic he can close a deal to buy the Miami Marlins, with his partner Derek Jeter taking charge of baseball operations. Speaking publicly for the first time about his efforts to purchase the team from Jeffrey Loria, Bush said Tuesday, May 2, 2017, that baseball has huge potential in Miami, and he’s pleased with the interest by potential partners. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)
May 02, 2017 - 8:38 pm
MIAMI (AP) — Jeb Bush says he is optimistic he can close a deal to buy the Miami Marlins despite stiff competition, and partner Derek Jeter would take charge of baseball operations. Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred says two groups remain in the mix. The second bid is led by Tagg Romney, son of...
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FILE - In this Feb. 20, 2016, file photo, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush visits a polling place at Eastlan Baptist Church in Greenville, S.C. Bush says he’s optimistic he can close a deal to buy the Miami Marlins, with his partner Derek Jeter taking charge of baseball operations. Speaking publicly for the first time about his efforts to purchase the team from Jeffrey Loria, Bush said Tuesday, May 2, 2017, that baseball has huge potential in Miami, and he’s pleased with the interest by potential partners. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)
May 02, 2017 - 8:30 pm
MIAMI (AP) — Jeb Bush says he's optimistic he can close a deal to buy the Miami Marlins, with his partner Derek Jeter taking charge of baseball operations, despite stiff competition. Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred says two groups remain in the mix. The second bid is led by Tagg Romney, son of...
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Spectators watch the action on the first green at the Wells Fargo Championship golf tournament Pro-Am at Eagle Point Golf Club in Wilmington, N.C., Monday, May 1, 2017. The Wells Fargo Championship begins on Thursday. (Matt Born/The Star-News via AP)
May 02, 2017 - 7:41 pm
WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — For the second time in 18 months, Ian Poulter was spared at the last minute from losing his tour membership. Both times, it was an American to the rescue. Go back to late October in 2015 when Poulter was bumped out of the HSBC Champions at the last minute and there were no...
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FILE - In this Feb. 20, 2016, file photo, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush visits a polling place at Eastlan Baptist Church in Greenville, S.C. Bush says he’s optimistic he can close a deal to buy the Miami Marlins, with his partner Derek Jeter taking charge of baseball operations. Speaking publicly for the first time about his efforts to purchase the team from Jeffrey Loria, Bush said Tuesday, May 2, 2017, that baseball has huge potential in Miami, and he’s pleased with the interest by potential partners. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)
May 02, 2017 - 7:20 pm
MIAMI (AP) — Jeb Bush says he is optimistic he can close a deal to buy the Miami Marlins, with his partner Derek Jeter taking charge of baseball operations. "Given the interest we have inside Miami and among people that are potential partners, I'm really excited about it," Bush said, speaking...
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May 02, 2017 - 6:47 pm
MIAMI (AP) — Jeb Bush says he's optimistic he can close a deal to buy the Miami Marlins, with his partner Derek Jeter taking charge of baseball operations. Speaking publicly for the first time about his efforts to purchase the team from Jeffrey Loria, Bush said baseball has huge potential in Miami...
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