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Protests flare in Brazil over dissatisfaction with government services

Jun 18, 2013
Up until last year, Brazil's economy was surging. But growth has slowed, just as the government is preparing to host soccer’s World Cup next year.
Posted In: brazil, protests, soccer

Manchester United loses a leader, but hopes to maintain a brand

May 8, 2013
Manchester United is a top British soccer team and one of world's most successful sporting franchises. Will the departure of its legendary coach Sir Alex Ferguson harm its global brand?
Posted In: soccer, Manchester United

Mend it like Beckham: Can the superstar save Chinese soccer?

Mar 25, 2013
David Beckham has just wrapped up a visit to China, where he is now serving as 'global ambassador' to the country's national soccer league, an organization long plagued with match fixing and bribery. Can Beckham help save Chinese soccer?
Posted In: China, Sports, David Beckham, soccer

Brothel sponsors Greek soccer team

Dec 21, 2012
As local and national funding is slashed, two soccer teams in Greece are turning to some unusual sponsors to make ends meet.
Posted In: Greece, soccer, sponsorship

The newest location of a Mitt Romney ad

Jul 2, 2012
Much of the coverage of campaign spending and ads in the last few years has centered around big donors, and money coming in from super PACS. But one Romney supporter has used his money in a slightly different arena: The soccer field.
Posted In: soccer, Mitt Romney, ad campaign

Euro crisis to be played out on the soccer field

Jun 21, 2012
Tomorrow, another euro clash between Germany and Greece is looming. But this time it's not economics -- it's soccer. The two face each other in the Euro 2012 quarter-finals. At least this meeting is not about debt, bailouts and austerity... Or is it?
Posted In: German, Greek, soccer, Euro 2012

What's up, Europe? Germany vs. Greece in soccer match

Jun 21, 2012
Germany will battle Greece in the quarterfinals of the European Football Championship. What kind of tensions might play out during the game?
Posted In: Europe debt crisis, Whats up Europe, soccer, Germany, Greece

GM signs deal to sponsor Manchester United

May 31, 2012
General Motors announced today a major Chevrolet sponsorship deal with the popular English soccer team, Manchester United.
Posted In: GM, Sports, soccer, advertising

Tax cuts and the World Cup in Russia

Dec 2, 2010
Two final notes on the way out today: First, the House passed an extension of the Bush era tax cuts today for couples making less than $250,000....
Posted In: Bush tax cuts, Congress, Russia, soccer, World Cup

Consumer spending picks up... private hiring does not.

Oct 6, 2010
Bad news: This morning, a private payroll service said U-S companies unexpectedly decreased their workforces last month by 39,000 people. Good...
Posted In: apple, Boston Red Sox, John Henry, Liverpool, Microsoft, mid-day update, new jersey, rail tunnel, retail sales, soccer, state budgets

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