Posts Tagged Sports sponsorship

Hyundai replaces General Motors as NFL auto sponsor

DETROIT (AP) — The National Football League is getting a new official automotive sponsor: Hyundai.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Baseball squad makes history with first openly gay pro

Sonoma Stompers pitcher Sean Conroy, left, warms up during practice at Arnold Field, in Sonoma, Calif. on Tuesday, June 23, 2015.  Conroy, 23, of Clifton Park, N.Y., is the first openly gay player to enter the professional baseball ranks, according to the Stompers.   (Christopher Chung/ The Press Democrat via AP)

SONOMA, Calif. (AP) — Baseball history was made in Northern California when the sport’s first active professional player to come out as gay pitched a shutout before an enthusiastic crowd that seemed more impressed with his performance than his role as a pioneer.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,