The best and therefore richest footballers in France fled as fast as their sports cars would carry them, pockets stuffed with cash from hurriedly emptied bank accounts and trailing agents and tax lawyers gleefully rubbing their hands.
Jurgen Klinsmann still has bad memories of playing Italy.
Michael Bradley knows from experience just how tough a test the U.S. faces when it plays Italy on Wednesday.
The 17-nation eurozone economy will suffer a modest recession this year despite recent signs of stabilization, particularly in financial markets, the European Union's executive branch said Thursday.
For what was expected to be a short and relatively quiet week in the capital markets, given a light economic data calendar, this past week has been anything but short or quiet.
Lindsey Vonn clinched her fifth consecutive World Cup downhill title Saturday after placing third in a race on the 2014 Sochi Olympics course won by German rival and friend Maria Hoefl-Riesch.
Opponents of a controversial global copyright treaty counted three victories Friday as American government websites were hacked and the Eastern European nations of Poland and Slovenia distanced themselves from the deal.
Poland and Slovenia said Friday they won't ratify an international copyright agreement that has infuriated Internet users, acknowledging misgivings about the deal.
What becomes of a garden gnome hurled in fury at a car during a stormy breakup?