Michaux: Not all college football announcers are sold on product placement

...it to the forefront was actually Alabama legend Bear Bryant, who opened his Sunday TV show by twisting the cap off a Coca-Cola and opening a bag of Golden Flake potato chips.Now it's a ubiquitous element in sports. Bowl games have become...

Prosecutors seek 2 years in prison for ex-Georgia lawmaker

...called Visions of Literacy, prosecutors said. He sent fundraising letters to donors, including Georgia Pacific and Coca-Cola, seeking donations to help fight illiteracy.But an investigation revealed that none of the money went toward teaching...

Coca-Cola Enterprises tops 3Q profit forecasts

ATLANTA - Coca-Cola Enterprises Inc. on Thursday reported...of 81 cents per share.The seller of Coca-Cola drinks in Europe posted revenue of...by Zacks expected $1.89 billion.Coca-Cola Enterprises shares have risen 16 percent...

Sponsorship conflicts are common in NASCAR

...the sanctioning body have no problem accepting dollars from rivals.For example, the official soft drink of NASCAR is Coca-Cola, but Victory Lane at more than half the tracks are sponsored by Pepsi-owned Gatorade.What makes those conflicts interesting...

Carl Edwards rallies to win at Darlington

...Denny Hamlin in the final eight laps for the victory.It was Edwards' second win of the season. His other was the Coca-Cola 600 ? the second-longest race of the year ? at Charlotte Motor Speedway.Keselowski settled for third place, followed...

Business events scheduled for the coming week

...monthly trade data for September.The Boeing Co. reports quarterly financial results before the market opens.The Coca-Cola Co. reports quarterly financial results before the market opens.General Motors Co. reports quarterly financial results...

Sepp Blatter defies calls from sponsors to resign

Sepp Blatter defied calls from FIFA sponsors Budweiser, Coca-Cola, McDonald's and Visa on Friday to quit immediately as president of world soccer's governing body rather than clinging on until the emergency election in February.

Making Coke at home? Keurig introduces 'Kold' machine

...Keurig's brewers, which let people make cups of coffee and tea by inserting a pod into the machine and pressing a button.Coca-Cola is betting big on Keurig Kold, too; the world's biggest soda maker owns a 16.8 percent stake in Keurig Green Mountain...

IRS says Coca-Cola owes $3.3 billion in back taxes

NEW YORK - Coca-Cola was notified by the IRS that it owes...Secur ities and Exchange Commis sion, Coca-Cola said it has been following the same...of adjustments involving payments."Coca-Cola said it was notified that a recommendation...

Dine & Dish: Southbound strikes right BBQ chord

...housemade BBQ sauces available tableside, named after song titles. There's Red Hot Mama (spicy vinegar), No Diablo (Coca-Cola based and the sweetest of the four), Friend of the Devil (strong vinegar ? whew!) and Heart of Gold (mustard-based...