The San Antonio-based grocery giant has signed on as a founding partner of the city's newest home team, the San Antonio Commanders.
At least 33 of the players on the minicamp roster won’t be here when the season begins and rosters are trimmed to 52.
It has been more than seven years since the area’s capabilities to add to its professional sports offerings has been evaluated.
Commanders management sees positive signs in the turnout for a draft watch party and the earlier unveiling of the team's name.
The city’s team in the new Alliance of American Football league will be called the San Antonio Commanders.
The Alliance of American Football has committed to holding a league-wide training camp here in January with the possibility of making it an annual event.
The Alliance of American Football announced Wednesday it has selected San Antonio as one of its eight founding cities.