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Stories with subject: Sports sponsorship
  • Earnhardt forced to make hard decisions for JR Motorsports story has photos
    Updated: Oct-08-15 5:45 pm

    CONCORD, North Carolina - Dale Earnhardt Jr. has tried for five years to push Josh Berry's career forward. He got him one Xfinity Series start this year driving for JR Motorsports, and was ecstatic when Berry turned it into a seventh-place finish last month at Richmond.

  • FIFA presidential contender Chung calls Blatter 'hypocrite' 
    Updated: Oct-07-15 7:48 am

    LONDON - FIFA presidential contender Chung Mong-joon called Sepp Blatter a "hypocrite and a liar" on Wednesday and said he is planning to sue the outgoing president for at least $100 million.

  • Nike extends partnership with NWSL through 2019 
    Updated: Sep-30-15 10:31 am

    BEAVERTON, Oregon - Nike has extended its sponsorship deal with the National Women's Soccer League through 2019.

  • US Track team adds $9 million more to athlete funding 
    Updated: Sep-28-15 11:14 am

    Leaders of the U.S. track team designed a formula to distribute an extra $9 million in cash to top athletes and also took steps to clarify language in a much-debated form that runner Nick Symmonds refused to sign before this year's world championships.

  • NHL announces 7-year uniform deal with Adidas 
    Updated: Sep-15-15 3:06 pm

    NEW YORK - The NHL has announced it has a seven-year deal with Adidas to produce its uniforms beginning with the 2017-'18 season.

  • Hendrick locks up Johnson, Lowe's through '17 story has photos
    Updated: Sep-14-15 10:09 am

    CHARLOTTE, North Carolina - Jimmie Johnson knew he wasn't leaving Hendrick Motorsports, even as questions began to swirl when negotiations on an extension stretched deep into the final year of his contract.