Sports sponsorship

Dan Cogan, from left, James R. Swartz, David Fialkow, and Bryan Fogel accept the award for best documentary feature for "Icarus" at the Oscars on Sunday, March 4, 2018, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
March 04, 2018 - 9:11 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bryan Fogel's sports doping documentary "Icarus," which exposed the state sponsored doping program of Russia's Olympic athletes won best documentary at the Academy Awards Sunday. It beat out both Agnes Varda's feel-good "Faces Places," which took the Film Independent Spirt Award...
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February 28, 2018 - 11:17 am
NEW YORK (AP) — So long Papa John's, hello Pizza Hut. The NFL announced a multiyear marketing deal with Pizza Hut on Wednesday, one day after the league and Papa John's said that they mutually agreed to cut ties. The league's relationship with Papa John's frayed last year when the pizza maker's...
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A volunteer pushes another volunteer on a chair on the ice after the last speedskating race at the Gangneung Oval at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)
February 24, 2018 - 9:00 pm
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — She had always rooted only for Koreans. That was her home team and she believed they, exclusively, deserved her cheers. She stood on the sidelines in the speedskating oval in her gray and red uniform, the ubiquitous getup of Pyeongchang's army of volunteers that...
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Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo hits from the 10th tee of the Pebble Beach Golf Links during the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am golf tournament in Pebble Beach, Calif. Romo has accepted an exemption to play a PGA Tour event in March in the Dominican Republic. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
February 07, 2018 - 6:27 pm
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Former Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo is making his PGA Tour debut next month in the Dominican Republic. As a player, not a broadcaster. Romo, now the lead NFL analyst for CBS Sports, has received a sponsor's exemption to play in the Puntacana Resort & Club...
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North Korean cheering squads wave upon their arrival at the Korean-transit office near the Demilitarized Zone in Paju, South Korea, Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018. A North Korean delegation, including members of a state-trained cheering group, arrived in South Korea on Wednesday for the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon. Pool)
February 07, 2018 - 2:40 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics (all times local): 4:30 p.m. A 229-member strong, all-female cheering section has arrived from North Korea for the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics. The squad, which features women chosen for their youth, good looks and...
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January 24, 2018 - 10:22 am
MIAMI (AP) — A person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that David Beckham's plan to bring a Major League Soccer team to Miami may finally become a reality. Beckham and his partners are planning a Monday event to formally announce the team name and other details about the...
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World Anti-Doping Agency or WADA, President Craig Reedie gestures during a press conference following the WADA's foundation board meeting in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017. The World Anti-Doping Agency hurt Russia's hopes of competing at next year's Winter Olympics by refusing to reinstate the country's suspended anti-doping operation. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
November 16, 2017 - 5:40 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The World Anti-Doping Agency dealt a blow Thursday to Russia's hopes of competing at next year's Winter Olympics by refusing to reinstate the country's suspended anti-doping operation. At its meeting in South Korea, WADA said two key requirements for reinstating RUSADA had...
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October 20, 2017 - 6:31 am
MOSCOW (AP) — The Kremlin has accused the U.S. government of pushing for Russia's exclusion from the Olympics. A day after Russian President Vladimir Putin said "certain U.S. bodies" were pressuring the International Olympic Committee through its sponsors, his spokesman Dmitry Peskov says Putin...
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October 05, 2017 - 2:32 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey Devils have become the first NHL franchise to partner with a National Women's Hockey League team. Harris Blitzer Sports & Entertainment, the Devils parent company, announced the partnership with the Metropolitan Riveters on Thursday. The goal is to support the...
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FILE - In this Aug. 5, 2017 file photo, Danica Patrick watches during practice for Sunday's NASCAR Cup Series auto race in Watkins Glen, N.Y. Patrick gets ready for perhaps the final races of her NASCAR career. With no sponsorship and no ride, she is about out of options. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)
September 29, 2017 - 3:24 pm
DOVER, Del. (AP) — Danica Patrick was the darling of Daytona before she put on a helmet. Patrick ushered in the 2013 season accompanied by hype perhaps no other NASCAR rookie had ever faced: Her love life, Super Bowl ads and racy photo shoots were trendy themes that generated more enthusiasm than...
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