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A-B Departs As Team USA Sponsor, Dealing Another Blow To USOC

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 01 / 18 / 17

A-B InBev has ended its sponsorship of the U.S. Olympic Team, becoming the latest in a string of high-profile partners to not renew with the USOC heading into a complicated Olympics cycle. The brewer’s Budweiser brand has been the first and only official beer of Team USA since '84. The '16 Rio...

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Tags: Basketball, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA, Nike, Upper Deck, Washington Nationals

06/24/03
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Tags: Classified Advertisements

06/24/03
Lewis-Klitschko Paid Attendance

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Tags: Boxing, Facilities

06/24/03
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06/24/03
Ousted Bat Makers To Sue MLB

A group of eight baseball bat manufacturers "is planning to sue" MLB over new requirements that reduced the number of approved bat makers from 48 to 14 this year," according to Sam Tranum of the ORLAN

Tags: Baseball, MLB

06/24/03
Stephenson To Play Turtle Bay?

It is "all but finalized" that Women's Senior Golf Tour player Jan Stephenson will play in the Champions Tour's Turtle Bay Championship in October, and Stephenson "says it is a publicity stunt" for he

Tags: ABC, Golf, Leagues and Governing Bodies, LPGA, Nationwide Insurance, PGA Tour, USGA, Walt Disney

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Tags: ESPN, MLB, NBA, NFL, PGA Tour, Sports Illustrated, Walt Disney, Yahoo

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Tags: LA Angels, Baseball, Franchises, Walt Disney

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Tags: Facilities, Football, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

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