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FIFA president Blatter resigns amid scandal

FIFA president Sepp Blatter announced his resignation on Tuesday amid the corruption scandal that has rocked FIFA's world governing body. Speaking at a news conference in Zurich, Blatter said a special election would be held shortly to appoint his successor.

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Burley: Blatter an 'absolute disgrace'

ESPN FC's Craig Burley on the resigned president: "He's wasted everybody's time ... We're now going to have to wait four months. Candidates are going to have to be put forward again ... and we're going to have to go through the whole thing again."


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Peterson concludes news conference

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Jeremy Schaap: Sepp Blatter is a crook

"If Sepp Blatter turns out not to be criminally liable ... he is at least, I think, in the eyes of many, a crook."


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Peterson on his son: "The relationship is good. I made a mistake. I know a lot of people don't view it that way. My son knows I love him."

Adrian Peterson answers questions

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Blatter: FIFA needs restructuring

Sepp Blatter calls for an election to find a new FIFA president following his resignation: "The challenges FIFA is facing have not come to an end."


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Blatter under investigation

Sources have told ABC News that Sepp Blatter is currently under investigation by the FBI.


Peterson: 'Learned a lot from my mistake'

"I'm moving forward. I'm focused on what's in front of me and bettering myself as a person and professionally as a player," Vikings RB Adrian Peterson said on SportsCenter. Live on ESPN/WatchESPN


Zimmer, Peterson address media

Vikings coach Mike Zimmer said on SportsCenter that he supports and welcomes back RB Adrian Peterson. Peterson is scheduled to speak momentarily. Live on ESPN/WatchESPN

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Zimmer said Peterson will have do some work to get caught up, but "there's not a prettier sight than when he's got the ball in his hands."

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Niners fullback pleads no contest

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Who could replace Sepp Blatter?

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Why did Sepp Blatter resign now?

ESPN's Bob Ley wonders about the timing of Blatter's resignation: "In terms of the money, the alleged bribes have gotten closer and closer to the throne, closer and closer to FIFA," as the No. 2 guy there came under suspicion.


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