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’s Leslye Headland Scores Will Ferrell’s Upcoming FIFA Scandal Movie
Ferrell will reportedly play corrupt soccer exec turned FBI informant Chuck Blazer.
What Happens When the World’s Most Famous Athlete Is Accused of Rape?
Five divergent scenarios are possible for Cristiano Ronaldo — and each means something very different for the future of sports in the age of #MeToo.
The U.S. May Not Land the 2026 World Cup and It’s All Trump’s Fault
More than 200 FIFA members have to vote on the host and Trump has reportedly imperiled America’s chances.
Video-Game Streamer Pleads Guilty to Running Gambling Operation
FIFA is big business, even in the virtual realm.
Gianni Infantino Elected President of FIFA
The former general secretary of
won a special election that became necessary when Sepp Blatter announced he was stepping down.
FIFA Still Paying Sepp Blatter $2.5 Million
Must be nice.
look of the day
Carli Lloyd Accessorized With Gold Hardware
The Women’s World Player of the Year award: better than jewelry.
the sports section
Sepp Blatter Banned by FIFA for 8 Years, Vows, ‘I’ll Be Back’
UEFA President Michel Platini has been banned as well.
FIFA Chief Sepp Blatter Is Hospitalized for Breakdown
Like the fans, he’s suffering from “nervous shock.”
FIFA Suspends President Sepp Blatter and Two Other Top Executives
The rot in the
leadership is so extensive.”
The Swiss Open Criminal Proceedings Against Sepp Blatter
They’ve announced they’ve opened the proceedings on “suspicion of criminal mismanagement” and “misappropriation.”
just girly things
US Women’s Soccer Win Doesn’t Impress FIFA Flack
Because here, soccer is just “an ethnic sport for girls in schools.”
Watch a Prankster Shower FIFA’s Sepp Blatter With Fake Dollar Bills
A British comedian crashed his press conference.
women in sports
The Sexist $33 Million World Cup Prize Gap
Why does FIFA think it can pay women players less?
John Oliver Bought Ad Time in Trinidad So He Could Complain About FIFA More
host continues his one-man vigilante crusade against the soccer overlords.
Sepp Blatter steps down as president of
John Oliver Begs, ‘Make Sepp Blatter Go Away’
Last Week Tonight
tackles soccer again.
Indicted FIFA Official Cites ‘Onion’ Story as Proof of U.S. Conspiracy
A former Vice President of
believed a World Cup could be organized and launched in a single day.
FIFA, Freddie Gray, and the New Power of the Prosecutor
Marilyn Mosby and Loretta Lynch are not just indicting criminals: They’re trying to clean up corrupt cultures.
Once America Got Interested in Soccer, FIFA Was Screwed
The silver lining to the scandal: By comparison, it makes our pro leagues look downright angelic.
FIFA Scandal Doesn’t Keep Sepp Blatter From Winning 5th Term
I am the president of everybody.”
Vladimir Putin Is Not Impressed With the FIFA Indictment
Other people and organizations are not impressed with
World Soccer Rocked As Corruption Indictments Target Top Executives
Fourteen people have been indicted and six already arrested, though the charges implicate the entire system through which the sport is governed.
Bloomberg Shows Why He’s Not a Soccer Announcer
Hizzoner could have tried a little harder.