Latest Corporate sponsorship News

California team loses 2nd sponsor over Ocasio-Cortez video

May. 31, 2019 1:26 PM EDT

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A second company has cut ties with a California minor league baseball team that played a Memorial Day video that included an image of Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez with images of Kim Jong Un and Fidel Castro. The Fresno Bee reports Heineken International confirmed Thursday...

California team loses sponsor due to Ocasio-Cortez video

May. 30, 2019 2:12 PM EDT

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A company has cut ties with a California minor league baseball team that played a Memorial Day video that included an image of Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez with images of Kim Jong Un and Fidel Castro. The Fresno Bee reports that raisin company Sun-Maid terminated its...

Visa expands women's soccer effort ahead of World Cup

May. 30, 2019 7:01 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Visa will be the presenting sponsor of the player of the match award at the Women's World Cup in France, agreed to a five-year sponsorship with the U.S. Soccer Federation and is launching a campaign with outspoken American star Megan Rapinoe. The company, a FIFA sponsor since replacing...

Juncos Racing signs up sponsors for Indy 500 run

May. 23, 2019 8:42 AM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Juncos Racing has signed deals with insurance company NFP and Global Medical Response to sponsor the No. 32 car that Kyle Kaiser will drive in the 103rd running of the Indianapolis 500. The small team founded by Argentina-born Ricardo Juncos made its Indy 500 debut two years ago with...

Long-running Colonial back on solid footing with new sponsor

May. 22, 2019 5:02 PM EDT

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Colonial Country Club is the longest-running host of a PGA Tour event played on its original site, a fact that seemed in jeopardy not too long ago. Local companies backed the tournament last year when it was called the Fort Worth Invitational following an upscale grocer's...

Omaha promises $750K for 2020 Olympic Swim Trials

May. 16, 2019 1:03 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha has pledged $750,000 in taxpayer money to cover some of USA Swimming's more than $3 million in costs to host the 2020 U.S. Olympic Swim Trials. The City Council approved a plan Tuesday to make the second of three annual $250,000 payments to the Omaha Sports Commission for USA...

Woods uses leaderboard to interpret Augusta roars

Apr. 30, 2019 7:19 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Tiger Woods knew he was back in the game at the Masters when Francesco Molinari hit into the water on the 12th hole and made double bogey. From there, Woods relied on his vast experience at Augusta National. That meant using his sight to understand the sounds. In an interview last...