Brazil's Supreme Court finally named Sport Recife the winner of the 1987 league title on Tuesday.
Sport -- a team that more often fights against relegation than for titles -- beat Rio de Janeiro giants Flamengo 3-1 in the ruling by a five-member panel.
One member of the panel abstained because his son had worked as a Flamengo attorney in the case.
The long-running dispute began when Flamengo won the title in a league created by the clubs involved. However, Brazil's football confederation decided...