• Crew SC: In team's biggest deal, Acura on board as jersey sponsor
    The Columbus Dispatch

    Crew SC: In team's biggest deal, Acura on board as jersey sponsor

    An automotive brand whose manufacturing and research and development operations weave across Ohio will now be woven into Crew SC kits for the foreseeable future. Crew SC announced Acura its new jersey partner today, kicking off a three-year partnership term. Financial terms were not disclosed, but Andy Loughnane, president of business operations for the team, said the agreement represents the largest annual commercial deal in club history. “The integration of a premium brand into the fabric of our jerseys and the fabric of our identity represents another bold step forward for our evolving brand,” Loughane said. “Today is a celebration of two companies that both believe in the power of soccer

  • Leicester City fires Claudio Ranieri: Harsh decision or justified?
    FC Yahoo

    Leicester City fires Claudio Ranieri: Harsh decision or justified?

    May 2, 2016: Leicester City, under manager Claudio Ranieri, beats 5,000-to-1 odds and raises the Premier League trophy. Jan. 9, 2017: Ranieri wins the FIFA Best Men’s Coach award for guiding the Foxes to the most miraculous championship. Feb. 23, 2017

  • Bugatti Chiron gets soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo's seal of approval
    Autoblog

    Bugatti Chiron gets soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo's seal of approval

    The first few Bugatti Chirons are about to hit the street, but before that happens the French automaker allowed soccer superstar Cristiano Ronaldo to get behind the wheel. As Bugatti puts it, the automaker wanted to give "a real champion" the chance to drive and approve of the 1,500-horsepower luxury cruise missile before it officially hits the road. The short video shows that even in a garage full of Ferraris, Lamborghinis, Porsches, and a Rolls-Royce, the Chiron stands out. The video features a brief glimpse at Ronaldo's impressive collection of cars just before the low rumble of 16-turbocharged cylinders rolls in with test driver Andy Wallace behind the wheel. Wallace won the 24 Hours of Le