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  1. FIFA Sponsors Coca-Cola, McDonald’s Call on Sepp Blatter to Resign

    2:19 pm PDT 10/02/2015
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    “Every day that passes, the image and reputation of FIFA continues to tarnish,” says Coca-Cola as Swiss authorities pursue a criminal case against the soccer boss. READ MORE

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  2. Swiss Police Open Criminal Case Against FIFA Head Sepp Blatter

    8:10 am PDT 09/25/2015
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    The president of world soccer's governing body faces charges for possible criminal mismanagement and misappropriation of FIFA money, authorities say. READ MORE

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  3. TIFF: IFC Films Buys 'Pele: Birth of a Legend'

    9:09 am PDT 09/10/2015
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    The long-in-development biopic tells the story of the Brazilian soccer legend. READ MORE

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  4. Fox Sports to Stream First Game of German Soccer League on YouTube

    9:01 am PDT 08/14/2015
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    Kicking off its ambitious, global roll-out of the Bundesliga, Fox is letting people watch Friday's opening match for free online. READ MORE

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  5. BBC Switches Women's World Cup to Flagship Channel as Ratings Soar

    4:06 am PDT 06/25/2015
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    England's quarterfinal matchup against Canada on Thursday will air live on BBC1. READ MORE

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  6. Amid FIFA Scandal, EBU Buys Euro 2016 Rights

    5:18 am PDT 06/24/2015
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    The European Broadcasting Union has acquired rights across 26 European countries for next year's European soccer championships. READ MORE

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  7. FIFA Scandal: Vladimir Putin Says Russia Fought "in an Honest Manner" for 2018 FIFA World Cup

    7:46 am PDT 06/20/2015
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    "If anyone has evidence, let them present it. We won in a fair fight and we are going to host the World Cup. Any other decision we will consider unfair," Putin told reporters. READ MORE

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  8. FIFA Scandal: Director Frederic Auburtin Responds to 'United Passions' Critics (Q&A)

    6:20 pm PDT 06/17/2015
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    "I think all of this is very unfair for a filmmaker doing his job," the French director says of accusations that he acted as a propagandist for FIFA. READ MORE

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  9. FIFA Scandal: Swiss Probe Could Lead to New Vote on Russia, Qatar World Cups

    3:56 am PDT 06/17/2015
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    The world soccer body confirms it may reopen bids for the 2018 and 2022 tournaments if investigators uncover clear evidence of bribery. READ MORE

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  10. FIFA's PR Boss Steps Down After Corruption Joke

    3:17 pm PDT 06/11/2015
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    Walter De Gregorio, the PR face of the FIFA scandal, resigned Thursday, after a cracking wise on Swiss TV. READ MORE

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  11. FIFA Scandal: Global Media Outlets Offer Divergent Views

    5:11 am PDT 06/10/2015
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    While the U.S. media takes the high ground, calling for a clean up at soccer's governing body, networks from Russia, China and Qatar slam the FBI for 'meddling' by investigating corruption allegations. READ MORE

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  12. FIFA President Sepp Blatter to Resign

    9:50 am PDT 06/02/2015
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    The world soccer body, the target of two major criminal investigations, will hold a new election, with Blatter staying on until a new president is picked. READ MORE

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  13. FIFA Scandal: Sepp Blatter Wins Re-election After Opponent Concedes Defeat

    10:08 am PDT 05/29/2015
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    Despite the crisis facing the world soccer association, with U.S. and Swiss authorities pursuing criminal investigations against the group, Blatter was elected to a fifth term as president. READ MORE

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  14. FIFA Scandal: What You Need to Know

    7:52 am PDT 05/28/2015
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    Twin raids in Switzerland Wednesday have sparked a crisis at world soccer's governing body. READ MORE

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  15. German Cup Soccer Scores Record Ratings

    2:04 am PDT 04/29/2015
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    More than 13 million viewers watched the semi-final of the German Cup, the largest TV audience for any show in 2015. READ MORE

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  16. German Box-Office 2014: Fewer Local Hits, But 'Hobbit' and 'Hunger Games' are Holiday Treats

    1:50 am PST 12/24/2014
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    Fantasy franchises help make up for damage done by the World Cup to German receipts READ MORE

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  17. Germany 2014 in Review: World Cup Fever Grips Country, Shia Shocks Berlinale

    4:02 am PST 12/23/2014
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    Also, German media giants flexed their muscle with acquisitions abroad, Netflix launched and Sky Deutschland made its moves READ MORE

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  18. Media Weighs in After FIFA Clears Qatar of World Cup Corruption

    5:42 am PST 11/13/2014
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    NBC Sports Commentator Gary Lineker says he wishes soccer ruling body was "disbanded" after an ethics commission report into Qatar and Russia hosting bids READ MORE

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  19. World Cup Gives German Box Office a Kicking

    8:11 am PDT 08/27/2014
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    Hollywood and local revenue in Germany hits 22-year low in the first half READ MORE

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  20. Univision Second-Quarter Financials Improve Amid World Cup

    4:29 am PDT 07/22/2014
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    Revenue increased 23 percent, boosted by $115.5 million in Cup advertising revenue, and operating profit rose nearly 18 percent. READ MORE

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