soccer

Should You Buy Shares in Your Favorite Sports Team?

The Super Bowl champion Green Bay Packers got the NFL's approval this week to sell more stock to the public, but even the Pack can't compete with the buzz of another anticipated "football" stock offering: Manchester United. Certainly owning stock in a team makes for great pub talk, but is it a wise investment?

Court Clears Path to Sale of England's Liverpool Football Club

A London court ordered the owners of Liverpool Football Club to reverse changes to the club%u2019s board, a move that could allow England%u2019s most successful soccer club to be sold to the group that controls the Boston Red Sox. Tom Hicks and George Gillett, the owners of the club, sought to block a 300 million pound ($476 million) sale to New England Sports Ventures, saying the bid was too low.

Rising World Cup Ratings: Soccer Fever Hits America

More Americans are cramming into bars to watch the World Cup soccer tournament. ESPN and ABC say that the number of viewers for the first five games are double what they were in 2006. All this could be a sign that America is finally taking to a sport long played mostly by our youth.

Go for Less: World Cup in South Africa

Sure, the Olympics are pretty big, but for most of the world, the year's biggest sporting event is the World Cup of soccer, which will be held across...