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  1. 2016 Copa America Centenario will be played, but CONCACAF might not be involved

    Aug 27, 2015, 9:13 PM EDT

    Copa America trophy — 2015 Copa America

    Next summers tournament will go on, but CONCACAF might not participate, which means the Copa needs a new host nation.

  2. FIFA’s head of reform defends Blatter, says soccer in U.S. is “an ethnic sport for girls in schools”

    Aug 24, 2015, 1:57 PM EDT

    ATHENS, GREECE - AUGUST 18:  International Olympic Committee (IOC) spokesman Francois Carrard holds a press conference August 18, 2004 in Athens. He announced that Greek sprinters Kostas Kenteris and team mate Katerina Thanou as well as their coach Christos Tsekos have withdrawn from the Athens games after the athletes missed a drugs test last Thursday, and then were hospitalised after a motorcycle accident.  (Photo by Ian Waldie/Getty Images)

    It shows a lot of contrition and foresight to use gender jabs to fight a battle against the U.S. Keep doing you, FIFA. Keep doing you.

  3. VIDEO: Sepp Blatter says he’s “not responsible” for those beneath him, FIFA to come out of investigation “positive”

    Aug 24, 2015, 1:30 PM EDT

    FIFA President Sepp Blatter poses with female soccer players during the 18th edition of the "Sepp Blatter Fussballturnier", in Ulrichen, Switzerland, Saturday, Aug. 22, 2015. (Laurent Gillieron/Keystone via AP)

    In a bit of “Bribes don’t kill FIFA. People kill FIFA”, Blatter is staying defiant in an interview with the BBC’s Richard Conway, saying “I am clean”.

  4. Five World Cup sponsors call secret meeting with FIFA, reiterate demands for reform

    Aug 20, 2015, 6:30 PM EDT

    Sepp Blatter, FIFA president

    The pressure has been on FIFA all summer long, and the organization’s sponsors are making sure it stays that way.

  5. South Korea’s Chung Mong-Joon announces bid to become FIFA president

    Aug 17, 2015, 12:45 PM EDT

    Long-time FIFA official has officially thrown his hat into the ring.

  6. UEFA asks FIFA to investigate “alleged smear campaign” against Michel Platini

    Aug 16, 2015, 8:00 PM EDT

    UEFA President Michel Platini in Paris

    More trouble out of FIFA headquarters as an anonymous article has been released attacking UEFA president Michel Platini.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.”

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

    Jul 24, 2015, 4:22 PM EDT

    ValckeBlatter

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

  12. 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.

  13. 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.

  14. 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.

  15. 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.

  16. 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.

  17. 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.

  18. 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.

  19. 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.

  20. 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.

  21. 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.

  22. 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.

  23. 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.

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