World Briefing: Mar 22, 2004

A Yankee in The Stadium

An American buying the crown jewel of British soccer? We are catching on to this game, aren't we? Malcolm Glazer, who owns the NFL's Tampa Bay Buccaneers, in recent weeks has upped his stake in Manchester United, the world's most valuable sports franchise and a listed company. Glazer, a billionaire businessman who lives in Florida, now owns just under 17% of the Reds. The team brought in a world-best $289 million last season, according to Deloitte & Touche, topping the New York Yankees' $280 million in revenues. The notably unglib Glazer won't tip his next play,...

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