Chuck Blazer

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The Soap Opera Actress Who Captured Chuck Blazer's Heart

Mary Lynn Blanks was former FIFA Executive Committee member Chuck Blazer's girlfriend and confidant. She witnessed part of his rise to prominence, and then his stunning, and disgraceful fall that led to FIFA's reckoning.
Mary Papenfuss and Teri Thompson
4.15.16
civil asset forfeiture

Is the DOJ's FIFA Corruption Sting Just 'For-Profit Policing' Run Amok?

The United States went to great lengths to prosecute FIFA. But was the ultimate goal just to make money from civil asset forfeiture?
Elliott Turner
3.25.16
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FIFA Admits World Cups Awarded Based on Bribes, Wants Money Back

This took guts.
Sean Newell
3.16.16
Zürich

In Zurich, CONCACAF Countries Prepare for FIFA Election Day

Reeling from years of corruption, CONCACAF must regroup and rebuild trust as it heads into a new FIFA presidency.
Paula Dupraz-Dobias
2.25.16
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Why Mitt Romney (And Every Other American) Will Never Be FIFA President

The American justice system is not sufficiently flexible when it comes to bribery and corruption.
Leander Schaerlaeckens
6.16.15
plea bargaining

Chuck Blazer Likely Will Avoid Jail Time By Ratting on His Co-Conspirators

Former CONCACAF general secretary Chuck Blazer's plea agreement deal with the U.S. Justice Department was released on Monday. He saved his ass by ratting on everyone.
Aaron Gordon
6.15.15
Canada

Q&A with Eric Wynalda: U.S. Can't Come Into The Tournament Expecting To Win

Eric Wynalda thinks that the we need to be sure that the U.S. soccer federation is 100% clean, and that the women should expect a tough World Cup.
Smriti Sinha
6.8.15
corruption in sports

FIFA Corruption Arrests: the Developing Story

​Several top-ranking FIFA officials have been arrested in Zurich, Switzerland on Wednesday morning on suspicion of criminal mismanagement and money laundering. Here's what we know so far:
VICE Sports
5.27.15