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  1. Gulati: U.S. Soccer will vote for Prince Ali bin Al-Hussein in FIFA election, not Sepp Blatter

    May 28, 2015, 7:15 PM EDT

    Sunil Gulati, U.S. Soccer & FIFA ExCo

    Sunil Gulati is putting his not only talking the talk, but walking the walk, with regard to much-needed reform in world soccer.

  2. Men in Blazers podcast: Talking FIFA corruption arrests, Sepp Blatter with Bob Ley

    May 28, 2015, 5:25 PM EDT

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    Bob Ley joins the Men in Blazers to talk about the FIFA arrests and decades of corruption inside world football’s governing body.

  3. Sepp Blatter transcript in full; admits “shame and humiliation” of FIFA scandal

    May 28, 2015, 12:08 PM EDT

    65th FIFA Congress - Opening Ceremony

    FIFA’s long-time president has addressed the congress in Zurich about the shocking allegations of corruption.

  4. UEFA could leave FIFA if Blatter stays on, as support for Prince Ali grows

    May 28, 2015, 11:25 AM EDT

    UEFA to discuss possibility of walking away from FIFA in Berlin next month.

  5. Sepp Blatter refuses to quit as FIFA president despite plea from UEFA’s Michel Platini

    May 28, 2015, 10:05 AM EDT

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    UEFA’s chief pleads with Blatter to walk away as world soccer’s governing body is in ruins.

  6. Russia, Vladimir Putin criticize US government for “illegal persecution” of FIFA

    May 28, 2015, 7:51 AM EDT

    Sepp Blatter, Vladimir Putin

    The Russian president finds it “odd” that the FBI is chasing down FIFA officials…

  7. FIFA ethics committee bans 11 current, former officials from all football-related activities

    May 27, 2015, 6:15 PM EDT

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    11 current and former officials from around the world have been provisionally banned from all football-related activities.

  8. UEFA calls for postponement of FIFA presidential election, threatens to boycott congress

    May 27, 2015, 2:43 PM EDT

    Michel Platini

    “Today’s events are a disaster for FIFA and tarnish the image of football as a whole. “

  9. FIFA president Sepp Blatter releases first statement since overnight arrests

    May 27, 2015, 2:17 PM EDT

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    The most controversial figure in world soccer has broken his silence.

  10. Three things we learned from the US Department of Justice news conference on the FIFA investigation

    May 27, 2015, 1:06 PM EDT

    Loretta Lynch

    “This really is the World Cup of fraud, and today we are issuing FIFA a red card.”

  11. FIFA presidential elections will go on Friday despite arrests

    May 27, 2015, 9:40 AM EDT

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    Sepp Blatter has served as president for 17 years and is expected to easily win reelection.

  12. FIFA releases statement regarding arrests, says it is “fully cooperating” with investigations

    May 27, 2015, 8:30 AM EDT

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    A press conference is scheduled to be held at 10:30 a.m. ET from the U.S. Department of Justice.

  13. FBI, US Department of Justice issues damning statement on FIFA, details corruption investigation

    May 27, 2015, 6:55 AM EDT

    Loretta Lynch, Vanita Gupta, Ron Davis

    Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch speaks about the FBI’s investigation into widespread allegations of corruption at FIFA.

  14. Nine FIFA officials, including CONCACAF president, arrested in Switzerland during dawn raids

    May 27, 2015, 5:20 AM EDT

    CONCACAF president Jeffrey Webb was arrested in Switzerland.

    FIFA officials from CONCACAF region and South America dominate the FBI’s wanted list.

  15. Report: Multiple FIFA officials arrested in Zurich, will be extradited to United States

    May 27, 2015, 12:44 AM EDT

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    An unprecedented blow to the upper tier of FIFA’s personnel structure could be the beginning of a sweeping takedown of the organization’s corrupt inner workings.

  16. Ireland FA chief: “We won’t be voting” for Sepp Blatter

    May 26, 2015, 6:42 PM EDT

    Sepp Blatter

    “Surely he knows … that outside of the voting chambers, that the world … the players and supporters, want change,” Delaney said.

  17. Report: Russia wants to use prison labor to prep for 2018 World Cup

    May 25, 2015, 3:10 PM EDT

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    The workers would make close to $300 a month for the full-time work.

  18. Trio of corporate sponsors denounce FIFA for migrant worker conditions in Qatar

    May 21, 2015, 2:33 PM EDT

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    Sponsors hold the one true key to change in Qatar, and strong words are a start.

  19. Hours after Van Praag drops out of FIFA presidential race, Figo does the same

    May 21, 2015, 12:27 PM EDT

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    Only one candidate remains to battle Sepp Blatter, and it doesn’t look good.

  20. One candidate drops out as Blatter’s re-election looks more and more certain

    May 21, 2015, 11:30 AM EDT

    RAMALLAH, WEST BANK - MAY 20: FIFA President Sepp Blatter delivers a speech during an opening ceremony of a football stadium in Dura el Qar village, West Bank city of Ramallah, on May 20, 2015. (Photo by Issam Rimawi/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)

    The man who’s been investigated by the FBI and green lit loads of allegedly corrupt ideas will continue to rule your favorite sport.

  21. Sepp Blatter’s “mission of peace”: FIFA president trying to solve soccer problems between Israel and Palestine

    May 19, 2015, 5:02 PM EDT

    JERUSALEM, ISRAEL - MAY 19: In this handout image provided by the Government Press Office, Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu (L) meets with FIFA president Sepp Blatter May 19, 2015 in Jerusalem, Israel. The two met regarding a possible motion by the Palestinian Football Association to have Israel suspended from FIFA. (Photo by Amos Ben Gershom GPO via Getty Images)

    Thousands, maybe millions have tried, but FIFA president Sepp Blatter fancies himself the right man for the job of bringing Israel, Palestine together.

  22. British journalists jailed in Qatar after reporting on conditions for World Cup laborers

    May 18, 2015, 8:58 AM EDT

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    A crew from the BBC were locked up by Qatari officials for… doing their job.

  23. FIFA president Sepp Blatter “avoiding US travel” over FBI questioning fears

    May 13, 2015, 3:48 PM EDT

    Newly elected FIFA president Sepp Blatte

    ESPN documentary claims Blatter is avoiding USA, but FIFA is saying otherwise.

  24. FIFA: Offers to lay down natural grass for free didn’t fit the bill (but come on…)

    May 13, 2015, 7:50 AM EDT

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    This week, FIFA admitted that the grass offers came in, but were turned away because they only covered the game pitches, not the 18 training pitches.

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