The ranks of U.S.-based companies spending more than $15 million on sponsorship grew by four to 107 last year, according to IEG’s annual spending analysis.Anheuser-Busch InBev, after a relatively flat 2013, increased spending significantly and jumped into the number-two position behind perennial number one PepsiCo, Inc. and its many beverage and snack brands. A-B leapfrogged The Coca-Cola Co. and Nike, Inc., both of which held the line on spending in 2014.New deals that contributed to A-B&...