Posts Tagged Sports sponsorship

Comcast to sponsor Carl Edwards in 4 races this season

Driver Carl Edwards waits to leaves the garage to practice for Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race, Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015, in Hampton, Ga.  (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Comcast will sponsor Carl Edwards in four races this season, beginning this weekend at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

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IOC relaxes rule on athletes and sponsors during Olympics

Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff, right, shakes hands with International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach at the Planalto presidential palace in Brasilia, Brazil, Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015. The IOC's coordination commission is visiting venues and meeting with local organizers as Rio races to be ready on time for South America's first games, set for 2016. (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres)

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The IOC is relaxing a rule that prohibited athletes from promoting non-official sponsors during the Olympics.

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California bill would ban chewing tobacco at baseball parks

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Anti-smoking advocates are hoping to strike out chewing tobacco at California baseball games.

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