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Sepp Blatter: My Downfall Is America’s Fault

Sepp Blatter blamed America for his eight-year ban from soccer.


Cross-Checked by Europe, Russian Hockey Pivots to China

Marred by European sanctions, the Russia-based Kontinental Hockey League is expanding to China.

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FIFA Officials Suspected of Taking ‘Millions’ in Bribes Arrested

The Justice Department's investigation into FIFA graft creeps closer to the United States.

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Hillary Clinton Is Ready for Some Thanksgiving Football

Hillary Clinton sheds some light on how she and her husband Bill watch football.


Is Germany, Europe’s Rock, Starting to Crumble?

German Chancellor Angela Merkel saved the eurozone this summer. But a number of homegrown issues are straining her leadership.


Post-Soviet Doping and International Sports’ Corruption Problem

In the latest case of corruption in international sports, a report by the World Anti-Doping Agency accuses Russia of systematically doping its athletes.

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Budgets May Be Tight, but Pentagon Spending Tens of Millions on Pro Sports

The NFL, MLB, NFL, NBA, and Nascar have all cashed the Pentagon's checks to stage patriotic events.

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FIFA Chief Says Qatar Wasn't Supposed to Get 2022 World Cup

FIFA's suspended boss, Sepp Blatter, says the United States was supposed to get the 2022 World Cup.

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