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Danica Patrick films a video segment during the NASCAR Media Tour in Charlotte, N.C., Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
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  • Danica Patrick films a video segment during the NASCAR Media Tour in Charlotte, N.C., Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

    Sponsor questions for Danica Patrick as NASCAR season nears

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Danica Patrick wore an all-white Tax Act uniform to NASCAR’s preseason media event Tuesday, raising eyebrows about her sponsorship situation with the season just a month away. Patrick and Stewart-Haas Racing last year signed a deal with Nature’s Bakery as Patrick’s primary sponsor. The company founded in 2010 by the father-and-son […]
  • In this Dec. 23, 2016 photo, owner Dylan Welsh poses in Worden Hall restaurant in Boston. Welsh said Seattle Storm guard Sue Bird, of the WNBA, is a long-time friend and co-investor in his restaurants. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

    WNBA players starting to invest in food industry

    NEW YORK (AP) — Whether it’s to plan for their future once basketball is done, promote healthy living or just to have some fun, WNBA players such as Sue Bird and Maya Moore are getting involved in the food industry. The key is to do it with people they trust. Bird has invested in restaurants […]
  • NJ brewery honors Villanova University’s 175th anniversary

    CAPE MAY, N.J. (AP) — The co-owners of New Jersey’s Cape May Brewing Company are honoring the 175th anniversary of their alma mater with a uniquely named commemorative brew. KYW-TV reports ( ) the Jersey shore-based microbrewery is releasing its “Demisemiseptcentennial Ale” on Jan. 25 to celebrate the founding of Villanova University. Co-owners Ryan Krill […]
  • New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) throws a pass during NFL football practice, Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

    360-degree replays at Super Bowl a taste of what’s next

    BOSTON (AP) — Have you ever wanted to know what Tom Brady sees as he stares down a pass rush, scans the field for an open receiver … or brushes his teeth in the morning? This year’s Super Bowl broadcast could be just what you’re looking for. Thanks to a 360-degree replay technology called “Be […]
  • This Jan. 14, 2015 photo provided by ORDA/Whiteface Lake Placid, shows Megan Gardner, right, as she teaches participants in a lesson at Whiteface Mountain in Wilmington, N.Y., near Lake Placid. Whiteface, like other ski resorts, is creating programs to attract younger skiers as a way of maintaining interest in the sport as baby boomers age out. (ORDA/Whiteface Lake Placid via AP)

    Ski industry targeting millennials to keep coffers intact

    WILMINGTON, N.Y. (AP) — When Aaron Kellett peers out the window of his office at Whiteface Mountain, these days he’s usually smiling. “My office is right next to our beginner trail, and when I look out I see people on our beginner trail,” said the 38-year-old Kellett, who’s been the manager at Whiteface for four […]
  • In this Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2016 photograph, the word "Boston" accents the sole of the New Balance Zante v2 shoe on display at the storefront of the world headquarters of New Balance in the Brighton neighborhood of Boston. Some of America's top sneaker makers are racing to the Boston area. Reebok picked the city's Seaport District for its new global headquarters in December. Homegrown Boston-area companies New Balance and Converse opened new offices in 2015. Industry watchers said the boldly designed headquarters are partly a bid to lure millennial talent. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

    Correction: Shoe makers story

    BOSTON (AP) — In a story Jan. 3 about shoe makers in the Boston area, The Associated Press erroneously reported the full name of one of the companies. It is The Rockport Group, not the Rockport Co. A corrected version of the story is below: Beantown as Shoetown: Sneaker makers stake claim in Boston Shoe […]