Panthers’ MLS bid scores lead soccer sponsor

Charlotte's proposed Major League Soccer expansion club has landed a lead sponsorship deal with financial-services company Ally Financial Inc. (NYSE: ALLY). It marks a major step forward in the ramp up of the campaign — led by David Tepper, owner of th...

By | 2019-07-19T21:00:24+00:00 July 19th, 2019|Sports|

Cactus League names first executive director

The Cactus League, Major League Baseball’s Arizona spring training league, hired its first-ever executive director, the organization announced Wednesday. Peoria City Councilwoman Bridget Binsbacher will take over the newly created role. As executive ...

By | 2019-07-17T21:36:49+00:00 July 17th, 2019|Sports|

D.C. United’s new captain is … Captain Morgan?

D.C. soccer aficionados and Captain Morgan fans were portrayed in a recent ad aired by Morgan’s parent company, Diageo PLC (NYSE: DEO). The advertisement aired shortly after Captain Morgan became a new corporate partner with MLS by offering an “eight-f...

By | 2019-07-16T21:29:06+00:00 July 16th, 2019|Sports|

Up in the air, it’s … a Washington Kastles’ match

Monday marked the Washington Kastles’ inaugural match in their new stadium — more than 30 feet up, on the roof of Union Market. The 700-seat tennis stadium at 1309 Fifth St. NE was announced in April, and construction was completed by Union Market ow...

By | 2019-07-16T00:46:26+00:00 July 16th, 2019|Sports|