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Texas abortion law foes target lawmakers' corporate donors

Oct. 10, 2021 08:28 AM EDT

Foes of Texas' strict abortion ban are taking aim at companies that donated money to the bill’s sponsors, hoping consumers will pressure corporate America to join the fight against a surge of restrictions. The television and digital ads begun this past week by the...

Free lunches earn business access to New Mexico lawmakers

Oct. 07, 2021 15:06 PM EDT

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Companies clamoring for contracts on internet services and student testing are buying legislators free lunches at meetings about education policy. It’s a legal and a frequent practice that some people find unappetizing. On Tuesday, Democratic and...

The 'Dinah' leaving desert as LPGA major gets new sponsor

Oct. 05, 2021 15:46 PM EDT

Next year will be the final leap into “Poppie's Pond,” ending 40 years of the only LPGA major held on the same course and still known in some corners simply as the Dinah Shore. The LPGA Tour announced Tuesday that Chevron is taking over as title sponsor of the year's...

Column: Cognizant, Aon share wealth in golf sponsorship

Oct. 05, 2021 13:25 PM EDT

The 13 women who founded the LPGA Tour would have reason to be proud this week. It goes beyond the tournament named in their honor, featuring nine of the top 10 players in the women's world ranking. It's not just that it will be played at Mountain Ridge, a Donald Ross...

Report: Suspected Chinese hack targets Indian media, gov't

Sep. 22, 2021 08:41 AM EDT

BANGKOK (AP) — A U.S.-based private cybersecurity company said Wednesday it has uncovered evidence that an Indian media conglomerate, a police department and the agency responsible for the country's national identification database have been hacked, likely by a state-sponsored Chinese...

Arrow Electronics commits to sponsor extension with McLaren

Sep. 19, 2021 15:40 PM EDT

MONTEREY, Calif. (AP) — The tiny IndyCar team Sam Schmidt formed 20 years ago moved another step toward becoming an elite organization with a sponsorship extension by Arrow Electronics announced ahead of Sunday's race at Laguna Seca. The deal through 2028 retains...

LSU, Caesars Sportsbook, enter sponsorship agreement

Sep. 17, 2021 15:25 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — LSU and Caesar's Sportsbook announced Friday that they have entered into a multi-year sponsorship agreement, making Louisiana's flagship state university the first in the Southeastern Conference to enter a financial partnership with a gambling company. ...

IndyCar to return to Iowa Speedway for 2022 doubleheader

Aug. 19, 2021 16:06 PM EDT

IndyCar will return next season to Iowa Speedway, a short oval track beloved by fans and drivers that had fallen off the schedule after 14 years. The track in Newton will host a doubleheader next July in a deal brokered between IndyCar Series owner Roger Penske, team...

AP source: NHL teams OK'd to add sponsor patches on jerseys

Aug. 17, 2021 16:02 PM EDT

Jersey advertisements are coming to the NHL. The league will allow teams to put sponsor patches on jerseys beginning with the 2022-23 season after the board of governors unanimously approved the move, according to a person with knowledge of a memo sent this week. The...

EXPLAINER: What's at stake in Boys Scouts bankruptcy case

Aug. 11, 2021 12:18 PM EDT

DOVER, Del. (AP) — The Boy Scouts of America sought bankruptcy protection in February 2020 to halt thousands of lawsuits by men who said they were molested as youngsters by Scoutmasters or other leaders. The filing was part of an attempt to reach a global resolution of abuse claims and...