Anheuser-Busch sues MLB over deal

Updated: November 12, 2010, 5:16 PM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- Anheuser-Busch sued Major League Baseball on Friday in a dispute over the brewer's decades-long sponsorship.

The maker of Budweiser contends MLB is improperly trying to back out of an April agreement to extend the company's exclusive sponsorship deal.

The St. Louis-based company said it had a signed renewal agreement in hand for weeks when baseball's licensing entity abruptly asked for more money and refused to sign a formal contract.

Anheuser-Busch said an MLB official ...

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