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FIFA President Joseph S. Blatter stands next to the World Cup trophy during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Final match between Germany and Argentina.

Justice department moves on FIFA corruption

May 27, 2015
So far 14 have been indicted, but not longtime FIFA President Sepp Blatter.
Posted In: soccer, football, Sports, FIFA
Stefen Wisniewski of the Oakland Raiders gets ready to hike the ball against the Arizona Cardinals in October 2014 in Oakland, California. The city of Carson announced that Goldman Sachs may financially back a stadium that could be shared by the Oakland R

Football, brought to you by Goldman Sachs

May 27, 2015
The company has secured money for 30 stadiums over the years.
Posted In: football, Goldman Sachs, stadiums
Shaquille O'Neal smiles at the BBVA Rising Stars Challenge, part of the 2013 NBA All-Star Weekend.

In the NBA, 'Hack-a-Shaq' is fouling ratings, too

May 12, 2015
The strategy of fouling bad free-throw shooters can be effective, but slows the game
Posted In: Sports, basketball, football, advertising

The 'Deflategate' verdict is in

May 6, 2015
So the Pats all-but-surely did it, now what's the punishment?
Posted In: football, New England Patriots, deflategate
The NFL hires its first ever female permanent game official.

The NFL has appointed its first female referee

Apr 3, 2015
Sarah Thomas was the first woman to officiate a major college football game in 2007. Two years later, she was also the first woman to officiate a bowl game.
Posted In: NFL, game, football, women, Sports

Chris Borland retires from NFL, citing brain concerns

Mar 17, 2015
The 49ers linebacker is 24 years old, with no serious head injuries yet.
Posted In: NFL, football, Health
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In safety Rx, NFL makes high-profile recruit

Feb 11, 2015
Prominent physician, Dr. Elizabeth Nabel, will serve as chief health advisor.
Posted In: NFL, football, concussion
Richard Sherman, cornerback of the Seattle Seahawks wears (what we're guessing is) not a counterfeit jersey.

You bought a counterfeit sports jersey. So what?

Feb 2, 2015
Such products are often a revenue stream for criminal organizations, experts say.
Posted In: counterfeit, football, Sports, Super Bowl

Why the College Football Playoff has a generic name

Jan 12, 2015
Branding experts suggests ways — and reasons — to jazz it up.
Posted In: football, branding, Sports
Tony Washington, No. 91 of Oregon, goes to recover a fumble by quarterback Jameis Winston, No. 5 of  Florida State, during New Year's Day college playoff game at Rose Bowl.

College football's playoff payoff

Jan 2, 2015
One likely result of college football's first playoffs? An eventual expansion to eight teams or more.
Posted In: Sports, NCAA, college, football

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