Published February 5, 2013
“Soccer is a global business and there’s not a good global mechanism for rooting out corruption in these kinds of sports” – CNBC.com Senior Editor John Carney, on the soccer match-fixing scandal linked to an Asian betting syndicate (“Power Lunch,” CNBC, 2/5).
"We've been well aware of the statements that have been made by Mr. Armstrong in other media reports. That does not change my view at this time" – U.S. Attorney André Birotte, saying Lance Armstrong's admission to doping does not change prosecutors' decision to spare him of criminal charges (REUTERS, 2/5).
"Believe me, as soon as they know the lessons learned from New Orleans, we will be convening to make sure that this doesn't happen" – NRG Energy President & CEO David Crane, whose company provides solar power to MetLife Stadium, on the Super Bowl power outage at Mercedes-Benz Superdome ("Squawk Box," CNBC, 2/5).