Corruption

NCAA

FBI Arrest Four Assistant NCAA Coaches on Corruption, Bribery Charges [Updates]

The coaches come from major programs including USC, Arizona, Auburn, and Oklahoma State, and the charges claim agents and advisors attempted to bribe recruits.
Sean Newell
9.26.17
raul mondesi

Raul Mondesi Sentenced to 8 Years in Prison in the Dominican Republic

The former big league outfielder and mayor of San Cristobal, Dominican Republic was found to have embezzled upwards of $6 million U.S.
Eric Nusbaum
9.21.17
fifa

What FIFA Whitewashed From The Garcia Report

A 430-page condemnation became a 42-page everything is fine dot gif
Aaron Gordon
6.28.17
fifa

What We Know About Corruption in the 2018 And 2022 World Cup Bids

​The FBI and Swiss authorities are currently investigating both bids.
Aaron Gordon
6.27.17
cold ones

Soccer Is Now Too Corrupt for Beer

A Czech beer company is pulling its sponsorship because the Czech Football Association is mired in a corruption scandal.
Sean Newell
6.14.17
fifa

'Apolitical' FIFA Removes Qatari Referees Due to Diplomatic Crisis

On the same day that Gianni Infantino said that FIFA's role is "not to interfere in geopolitics," they removed a Qatari ref on the United Arab Emirates' request, citing the 'geopolitical situation.'
Liam Daniel Pierce
6.12.17
soccer

Ex-Barcelona President Arrested as FIFA Corruption Case Hits Club Soccer

So far, the FIFA corruption case has largely left the club soccer world untouched, but a series of raids this morning may hint that is coming to an end.
Aaron Gordon
5.23.17
fifa

Lawyer Who Investigated Russia for FIFA Is on FBI Director Shortlist

Michael Garcia quit after FIFA refused to release his report and allegedly misrepresented its findings.
Aaron Gordon
5.12.17
shocked shocked

French Investigation Suspects Corruption in Rio 2016 Bid, Implicates Chair of 2024 Bid Committee

Once again, everything is completely fine in the Olympic movement. Nothing to see here.
Aaron Gordon
3.3.17
fifa

Please Enjoy FIFA President Gianni Infantino Dancing Akwardly to Zimbabwean Music

Not that ZIFA President Phillip Chiyangwa is holding down the beat himself, but man, is Infantino botching this one.
Liam Daniel Pierce
2.27.17
fifa

Worker Dies While Building Qatar World Cup 2022 Stadium

The United Nations' International Labor Organization is currently reviewing Qatar's record on human rights.
Liam Daniel Pierce
1.20.17
MLS

Commission Concludes Didier Drogba's Charity May Have Misled Donors But Was Not Fraudulent

The foundation was reported to have spent less than 1 percent of funds on the charities it promotes.
Liam Daniel Pierce
12.2.16
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