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Indicted FIFA officials face extradition

Nine current or former FIFA officials face extradition to the U.S. after a 24-year probe into soccer corruption. Also, Swiss prosecutors have opened a criminal investigation of the 2018 and 2022 World Cup bids.

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Curry to wear protective sleeve in Game 5

Warriors guard Stephen Curry is expected to wear a sleeve on his right arm in Game 5 of the Western Conference finals Wednesday night to protect an elbow injury he received in his Game 4 fall.

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A-Rod's 1,995th career RBI sets record in AL

Alex Rodriguez hit a three-run homer in the third inning of Wednesday's game at Yankee Stadium, giving him 1,995 career RBIs. He passed Lou Gehrig (1,993) on the all-time list.

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Sando: What to pay QBs Wilson, Newton

Mike Sando explains why the cost of quarterback contracts in the NFL will continue to rise -- and what that means for upcoming contract negotiations for Cam Newton and Russell Wilson.

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SEC West hasn't lost its luster or bluster

Those within the West say it's only getting tougher despite not putting a team in the title game last season for the first time since the 2008 campaign

2hJayson Stark

Stark: First-quarter award winners

Now that all 30 teams have finally played 40 games, it's time to look back at the first quarter of a fun season and hand out a little imaginary hardware.

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Baffert seeks to join rare company

At age 75, Billy Turner's the only person on Earth who can say he has trained a Triple Crown winner. He would love to welcome Bob Baffert to that exclusive club.


Royal County Down takes center stage

Because of Rory McIlroy’s affiliation, this week's Irish Open has attracted an excellent field. But the real show should be the course -- just look at that view.

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RG III, Redskins anticipate culture change

The easiest way to improve the Redskins' culture? Win. Says Bill Polian: "There's nothing that improves culture more than winning."



Chance! Reyes takes a low, powerful shot from outside the area but it's barely wide. Dnipro 1-0 Sevilla


Goal, Dnipro! Nikola Kalinic heads home a cross from Matheus!

All you need to know: FIFA scandal

The Justice Department's FIFA investigation began with tax evasion charges against former CONCACAF exec Chuck Blazer. The DOJ followed the money, unraveling the corruption. Investigation's history


Mets to use six-man rotation

With P Dillon Gee returning from injury, and no open spots in the rotation, the Mets decided to space out their pitchers. Adam Rubin explains how it might affect New York.


Recapping the French in 60 seconds

Recap Day 4 at the French Open in just 60 seconds, including a huge upset, two dazzling backhands and an under-the-weather Maria Sharapova cruising in straight sets.


Majors for Tiger, Jack equally difficult

Writes Bob Harig: "Did Tiger beat a bunch of nobodies? Well, to call someone who is in contention for a major a title a 'nobody' might be a bit harsh. But if you are going to use that term, Tiger didn’t beat more 'no-name' players than Jack." Winning is hard regardless

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A re-vote on the '18, '22 World Cups?

ESPN FC's Ian Darke: "Should there be a re-vote? Absolutely."

ESPN FC's Taylor Twellman: "What should happen and what will happen are two different things [with] FIFA."


Mike Zimmer: AD's with us, or no one

Adrian Peterson hasn't reported to Vikings' OTAs yet, but the Minnesota coach had a simple choice for him: Us, or no one. Said Zimmer: "He's not going to play for anybody else. ... He's missed a lot of OTAs over the course of his career. I'm not worried about it."

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UEFA calls for postponement of election

Europe's organizing body of soccer called for postponement of the FIFA presidential election set for Friday. UEFA president Michel Platini had been supporting Prince Ali bin al-Hussein of Jordan in the vote.

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A long night ahead?

Long games have been the norm for the Blackhawks and Ducks during the postseason, as they rank 2nd and 3rd, respectively, in terms of average game time this postseason. Game 6 is tonight at 8 p.m. ET in Chicago.


Matt Forte to report on time

The Bears RB won't hold out of training camp despite the lack of a contract extension: "They said we're not talking about that type of stuff right now, so all I can do is play football. I've come to the realization that every run or catch that I may have might be my last in a Bears uniform, so if they don't want to re-sign me I'll have to play somewhere else then."

Age hasn't slowed Bryan brothers

Bob and Mike Bryan are 37 years old, but they keep winning and winning and ... winning. 17th Slam title in sight

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McCaskey: Ray McDonald signing my call

Bears chairman George McCaskey explains he was the one who signed off on bringing in McDonald. He trusts the safeguards Chicago has in place to handle players with questionable character will hold up in the future.


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Miami Heat had Wisconsin’s Sam Dekker in for a private workout today, source told ESPN. Miami picks 10th.

A-Rod passes Ruth, Gehrig on RBI list

Alex Rodriguez's three-run home run in the third inning this afternoon vaulted him past Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig into sole possession of third place on MLB's official career RBI list with 1,995.


Marcotti: What to know about FIFA crisis

The latest scandal to rock FIFA probably has your head spinning. Will FIFA reform? What's Sepp Blatter's future? Here's what you need to know. Your questions, answered

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Europa League final: Dnipro vs. Sevilla, 2:45 ET

Starting with this year's Final, the champion is guaranteed a berth in next year's Champions League. Sevilla is the defending champion while Ukranian team Dnipro is in its first-ever European final. The match can be seen on ESPN Deportes.