Cellist Mariam Al-Shamma (C’05) and harpsichordist Yeung-Geun Oh (W’04) do a final run-through of Corelli’s Trio Sonata prior to the Penn Baroque and Recorder Ensembles’ concert in Houston Hall’s Bodek Lounge March 15.
“More companies are asking how they can separate themselves from the organization and instead tighten their connection to the game. The brand of FIFA is problematic but the game of soccer is still popular.”
— Kenneth L. Shropshire, director of the Wharton Sports Business Initiative, on how the FIFA corruption scandal has caused some sponsors to be less concerned about partnering with the powerful soccer organization. FIFA tends to have the most leverage when negotiating deals with companies, but experts are wondering whether sponsors will be able to demand clauses that allow them to leave in cases of corruption. (The Los Angeles Times, June 3, 2015)