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A confusing path to get World Cup tickets

Aug 20, 2013
A lottery for tickets to the 2014 World Cup in Brazil opens Tuesday, but it will be months before fans know if they have won seats.
Posted In: World Cup, soccer, brazil

In Brazil, small protests turn quickly to big demonstrations

Jun 18, 2013
What began as small protests against bus price hikes has now escalated into nationwide wide protests involving hundreds of thousands of people. When an economy expands, people bristle at corruption and poor spending choices.0
Posted In: brazil, World Cup, Transportation

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

Gap's design blunder and what to do with all those leftover vuvuzelas

Oct 12, 2010
Out with the new, in with the old. Gap does about face on logo redesign. These final notes today. Gap has dumped it's new logo. In other news, d...
Posted In: blunder, design, Gap, logo, recycle, vuvuzelas, World Cup

Is a win for FIFA a win for South Africa?

Jul 8, 2010
Even though the World Cup has not yet ended, there are already some clear winners and losers....
Posted In: business of sports, soccer, South Africa, World Cup

World Cup may see record social media activity

Jun 2, 2010
As teams and soccer fans alike prepare for the World Cup in South Africa, social media sites are preparing for what could be a record level of...
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