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  1. Chung Mong-joon to run for FIFA presidency, calls out Blatter and Platini

    Jul 30, 2015, 10:06 AM EDT

    Chung Mong-Joon Speaks About Possible FIFA President Candidacy

    The South Korean billionaire is looking to become the new president of FIFA, and he had some choice words for his rivals.

  2. Michel Platini announces he will run for FIFA presidency

    Jul 29, 2015, 8:15 AM EDT

    Legendary French midfielder is red-hot favorite to replace Blatter.

  3. Mob Museum in Vegas to open FIFA exhibit in September

    Jul 28, 2015, 7:16 PM EDT

    ZURICH, SWITZERLAND - JUNE 03: A policeman stands in front of the FIFA headquarters on June 3, 2015 in Zurich, Switzerland. Joseph S. Blatter resigned as president of FIFA. The 79-year-old Swiss official, FIFA president for 17 years said a special congress would be called to elect a successor. (Photo by Philipp Schmidli/Getty Images)

    Something tell us the exhibit won’t bring in the same sort of interest as the actual wall from the St. Valentine’s Day Massacre, but it does fit the bill of organized crime.

  4. Russian president Vladimir Putin believes Sepp Blatter deserves Nobel Prize

    Jul 28, 2015, 8:15 AM EDT

    Sepp Blatter, Vladimir Putin

    Putin: “People like Mr Blatter deserve special recognition.”

  5. Jerome Valcke will follow Sepp Blatter out the door upon president’s departure

    Jul 24, 2015, 4:22 PM EDT

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    Sepp Blatter’s right-hand man will step down with his boss come the new election in late February.

  6. Ex-CONCACAF exec’s bail: cars, real estate, watches and a lot of his wife’s jewelry

    Jul 20, 2015, 5:02 PM EDT

    Chairman of the FIFA Under-20 World Cup Organising Committee, Jeffrey Webb, speaks at the official draw for the FIFA Under-20 World Cup football tournament, in Auckland on February 10, 2015. The Under 20 World Cup is due to kick off in New Zealand on May 30, 2015.   AFP PHOTO / MICHAEL BRADLEY        (Photo credit should read MICHAEL BRADLEY/AFP/Getty Images)

    Now under house arrest in New York, Cayman Islands native Jeffrey Webb put together a fancy list of goods to get out of jail.

  7. Sepp Blatter confirms he will leave FIFA, will not run in next presidential election

    Jul 20, 2015, 12:45 PM EDT

    Long-time FIFA president has finally put to bed any lingering fears many had that he would stay in charge.

  8. Michel Platini receives huge backing to become next FIFA president

    Jul 20, 2015, 7:52 AM EDT

    Michel Platini

    Current UEFA president hasn’t decided if he’s running yet, but influential associations across the world want him in charge.

  9. Former FIFA exec Jeffrey Webb pleads not guilty to racketeering, bribery charges

    Jul 18, 2015, 9:00 PM EDT

    Jeffrey Webb, former CONCACAF & FIFA official

    Jeffrey Webb was the first former FIFA official to agree to extradition to the US. He was arraigned in federal court on Saturday.

  10. FIFA leaders expected to choose date for presidential election this week

    Jul 18, 2015, 3:30 PM EDT

    Sepp Blatter, FIFA president

    Sepp Blatter’s day in office are numbered. On Monday, we might just find out exactly how many he has left.

  11. Coca-Cola calls for third-party FIFA reform

    Jul 17, 2015, 2:48 PM EDT

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    The first sponsor speaks on FIFA reforms, but still none have taken any tangible action.

  12. Swiss extradite FIFA official to US, reports say its CONCACAF president Jeffrey Webb

    Jul 16, 2015, 7:25 AM EDT

    65th FIFA Congress Previews

    One of the seven FIFA officials under arrest in Switzerland since May has now been extradited to the U.S. to face the music.

  13. U.S. Soccer secretary general grilled by Congress on knowledge of FIFA scandal

    Jul 15, 2015, 3:51 PM EDT

    Dan Flynn(L), CEO and Secretary General of the US Soccer Federation, speaks during a Senate hearing entitled "Examining the Governance and Integrity of International Soccer" on July 15, 2015 on Capitol Hill in Washington,DC.   AFP PHOTO/PAUL J. RICHARDS        (Photo credit should read PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

    Flynn pointed out that FIFA was run in such a manner that U.S. Soccer had to politically pick their battles in order to protect the country’s investment in the sport and competitions.

  14. US study says headers should be banned to help stop concussions

    Jul 14, 2015, 8:38 AM EDT

    Brandi Chastain stands on the field

    The results of this study claim that 30 percent of concussions suffered by young soccer players could be erased if heading is banned.

  15. Champs back on top! USWNT best in world in first FIFA rankings since World Cup

    Jul 10, 2015, 9:26 AM EDT

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    The USA have overtaken Germany after World Cup success.

  16. Chuck Blazer gets lifetime ban by FIFA after bribery, corruption

    Jul 9, 2015, 9:38 AM EDT

    Chuck Blaze, FIFA & CONCACAF

    FIFA has banned former ExCo member Blazer from the soccer world.

  17. Explaining how USMNT fell seven places to 34th in latest FIFA world rankings

    Jul 9, 2015, 7:47 AM EDT

    Jurgen Klinsmann, USMNT

    Okay, don’t freak out. Here’s how the guys at FIFA work this out.

  18. CONCACAF rep becomes first female elected to regular seat on FIFA’s executive committee

    Jul 8, 2015, 10:30 PM EDT

    VANCOUVER, BC - JULY 03:  Sonia Bien Aime addresses the delagates at the  6th FIFA Women's Football Symposium at the Hyatt hotel on July 3, 2015 in Vancouver, Canada.  (Photo by Stuart Franklin - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images)

    Turks and Caicos Islands leader Sonia Bien-Aime has made FIFA history.

  19. Russian sports minister: 2018 World Cup is FIFA’s “pearl”, won’t be moved

    Jul 8, 2015, 5:05 PM EDT

    FIFA Secretary General Jerome Valcke (L) and Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko give a press briefing on February 16, 2015 following the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia Local Organizing Committee Management Board meeting with FIFA participation in Saint Petersburg . AFP PHOTO / OLGA MALTSEVA        (Photo credit should read OLGA MALTSEVA/AFP/Getty Images)

    Mutko said there is “no threat” to its status as host.

  20. CONCACAF ends corporate partnership with FIFA scandal-embattled Traffic Sports USA

    Jul 7, 2015, 8:21 PM EDT

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    It’s certainly one of those press releases that makes you think, “Well, I had just assumed that happened, but thanks for confirming.”

  21. Former FIFA inspector of 2018, 2022 World Cup bids banned by FIFA; Was leery of Russia, Qatar

    Jul 6, 2015, 3:22 PM EDT

    DOHA, QATAR - SEPTEMBER 16:  Qatar 2022 Bid Chairman H E Sheikh Mohammed bin Khalifa Al Thani makes a presentation to chief FIFA inspector Harold Mayne-Nicholls to bring to a close FIFA's three day visit to the Gulf state at the Four Seasons hotel on September 16, 2010 in Doha, Qatar.  (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images for Qatar 2022)

    Like the heavily-redacted Garcia report, you can’t help but think we won’t have details until we’re watching the court cases and trials of the arraigned.

  22. CONCACAF lays out reform plan post-scandal: “People are right to be skeptical”

    Jul 6, 2015, 8:23 AM EDT

    MIAMI BEACH, FL - MAY 27:  FBI agents carry boxes from the headquarters of CONCACAF after it was raided on May 27, 2015 in Miami Beach, Florida. The raid is part of an international investigation of FIFA where nine FIFA officials and five corporate executives were charged with racketeering, wire fraud and money laundering conspiracies.  (Photo by Joe Skipper/Getty Images)

    CONCACAF lawyer Sam Gandhi’s tone hits all the right conciliatory notes, something that FIFA has been unable to do it in its response under Sepp Blatter.

  23. Sepp Blatter claims French and German presidents influenced World Cup voters

    Jul 5, 2015, 8:34 AM EDT

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    Sepp’s not going down without a fight, now bringing major political leaders into the mix.

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