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Leicester City earns an extra $74M with surprise Premier League win

Leicester City earns an extra $74M with surprise Premier League win
news.nationalpost.com — Leicester City is poised to land a 50 million pound (US$73.5-million) earnings boost after overturning odds of 5000-1 to become the Premier League soccer champion, one of the biggest shocks in sports history. The Foxes, as the 132-year-old team is known, won the first top division title in its history after second-placed Tottenham Hotspur threw away a two-goal lead at Chelsea.

Carling Said to Pay $39 Million in Premier League Beer Deal

Carling Said to Pay $39 Million in Premier League Beer Deal
bloomberg.com — In the ongoing battle for beer-drinking European soccer fans, Molson Coors's Carling has agreed to pay more than 27 million pounds ($39 million) to replace Carlsberg as the official beer partner of English soccer's Premier League.

Leicester's Fairytale Premier League Win Worth Extra $74 Million

Leicester's Fairytale Premier League Win Worth Extra $74 Million
bloomberg.com — Leicester City are poised to land a 50 million pounds ($73.5 million) earnings boost after overturning odds of 5000-1 to become the Premier League soccer champion, one of the biggest shocks in sports history. The Foxes, as the 132-year-old team is known, won the first top division title in its history after second-placed Tottenham Hotspur threw away a two-goal lead at Chelsea.

‘É cedo demais para tirar o Brasil do Bric’, diz criador da sigla

‘É cedo demais para tirar o Brasil do Bric’, diz criador da sigla
oglobo.globo.com — RIO - O Brasil ainda merece um lugar no grupo de economias emergentes Bric mesmo após vários anos de crescimento lento, segundo Jim O'Neill, o ex-economista-chefe do Goldman Sachs Group Inc. que cunhou a sigla.

Sports bookies vow never to give 5,000-to-1 odds again after this

Sports bookies vow never to give 5,000-to-1 odds again after this
dallasnews.com — William Hill and other bookmakers gave better chances to finding Elvis Presley alive (2,000-1) or discovering the Loch Ness monster (500-1) than to Leicester City F.C. winning this season's English Premier League soccer title. It won't make that mistake again.

Bookies vow never again as 5,000-1 Leicester closes on title

Bookies vow never again as 5,000-1 Leicester closes on title
sj-r.com — William Hill and other bookmakers gave better chances to finding Elvis Presley alive (2,000-1) or discovering the Loch Ness monster (500-1) than to Leicester City F.C. winning this season's English Premier League soccer title. It won't make that mistake again.

Some World Cup Fans Will Really Be Slumming

Some World Cup Fans Will Really Be Slumming
bloomberg.com — For Dembore Silva, this year's World Cup in Brazil means a new motorcycle. That's what the 26-year-old plans to buy with the proceeds from renting out his studio apartment in Brazil's biggest slum for the month-long soccer tournament, which ends on July 13.

Leicester City Defies Long Odds, Much to Bookmakers' Chagrin

bloomberg.com — William Hill Plc and other bookmakers gave better chances to finding Elvis Presley alive (2,000-1) or discovering the Loch Ness Monster (500-1) than to Leicester City F.C. winning this season's English Premier League title. It won't make that mistake again. On Sunday, the Foxes of Leicester City F.C.

France's Richest Soccer Team Out-Earns 14 of Its Rivals Combined

bloomberg.com — Qatar-backed Paris Saint-Germain's dominance on the soccer field in France is matched only by its financial clout: The team last year generated more income than 14 of its rivals put together. PSG had revenue of 484 million euros ($547 million) in 2015, according to data released Tuesday by French soccer's licensing authority.

Soccer's Biggest Underdog Made Plenty of Fans, Not Enough Shirts

Soccer's Biggest Underdog Made Plenty of Fans, Not Enough Shirts
bloomberg.com — In its improbable run to the top of the English Premier League, the Leicester City soccer team has captured fans across the globe. If those converts want a team jersey, though, they're out of luck. Unprepared for their sudden popularity, the Foxes have run out of kits.
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May 05, 2016

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May 05, 2016

RT @viaSimonRomero: Michel Temer, on cusp of taking Brazil's presidency, found guilty in case involving illegal campaign donations https:/politica.estadao.com.br/blogs/fausto-m…t.co/rdluO0nZrR

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Because he's wanted on racketeering charges Brazil's football head isn't traveling to Mexico for FIFA Congress or US for Copa America. 🕵

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Surprise surprise Cunha's substitute as new Brazil house speaker faced corruption allegations too nexojornal.com.br/expresso/2016/…

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Debut for a new columnist with an interesting surname at Inside World Football? insideworldfootball.com/2016/05/05/new…

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