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Ex-Fifa VP Jack Warner Accused of Diverting $750K Meant for Haiti Earthquake Victims (Photo Credit: Facebook)

Ex-Fifa VP Jack Warner Accused of Diverting $750K Meant for Haiti Earthquake Victims

Former Fifa vice-president Jack Warner is accused of diverting $750,000 in emergency funds for victims of the 2010 Haiti earthquake, the BBC reports. These funds were donated by Fifa and the Korean Football Association. US investigators are alleging that the money went to accounts controlled by Jack Warner, at his direction […]

by · June 9, 2015 · Caribbean News
Empire Star Taraji P. Henson Joins Fox Sports Coverage of FIFA Women's World Cup (Photo Credit: TMZ Video Screengrab)

“Empire” Star Taraji P. Henson Joins Fox Sports Coverage of FIFA Women’s World Cup

“Empire” star Taraji P. Henson will join Fox Sports’ coverage of the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup. She will narrate the teases that open the network’s broadcast coverage of the games. The Wrap: “Henson will voice all opening teases prior to non-U.S. matches airing on FOX, as well as the […]

by · June 6, 2015 · Entertainment
FIFA President Sepp Blatter Resigns Amid Corruption Scandal

FIFA President Sepp Blatter Resigns Amid Corruption Scandal

FIFA President Sepp Blatter said he will resign, days after winning re-election amid a massive corruption scandal rocking the soccer world. FIFA will call for a new election to select successor for Blatter and will mandate term limits.< NBC Sports reports, Sepp Blatter said, “What counts most to me is […]

by · June 2, 2015 · Breaking News
Top FIFA Officials, Including VP Jeffrey Webb, Arrested on Corruption Charges

Top FIFA Officials, Including VP Jeffrey Webb, Arrested on Corruption Charges

#FIFA CORRUPTION CHARGES:  Seven top FIFA officials, including vice president Jeffrey Webb, were arrested in Baur au Lac hotel in Zurich on bribery charges. Kudos to America for finally taking down Sepp Blatter who ran FIFA like a Don. Too bad he isn’t one of the officials arrested. As the parent of a […]

by · May 27, 2015 · Breaking News
Luis Suarez Gets 9-Game Ban for Biting Italian Defender During World Cup Match

Luis Suarez Gets 9-Game Ban for Biting Italian Defender During World Cup Match

FIFA announces nine-game ban for Uruguay star striker Luis Suarez after biting incident in World Cup match against Italy earlier this week. Pictures of Suarez appearing to bite the Italian during a game last year have also surfaced. This isn’t the first time Luis Suarez has been caught biting opponents. He […]

by · June 26, 2014 · Breaking News, Sports News
FIFA Probes Blackface Fan Photos, Neo-Nazi Sympathizer Invades Germany-Ghana Match

FIFA Probes Blackface Fan Photos, Neo-Nazi Sympathizer Invades Germany-Ghana Match

A Neo-Nazi sympathizer invaded the pitch during the Germany-Ghana match at the World Cup on Saturday. Fare, the fans’ anti-discrimination network, said the man had messages written on his chest and back, including “HH,” for Heil Hitler, and “SS,” referring to the Nazi paramilitary unit. Fare, which is preparing a […]

by · June 22, 2014 · Sports News, Today's Headlines
FIFA President Sepp Blatter Issues Half-Apology for No Racism in Soccer Comment

FIFA President Sepp Blatter Issues Half-Apology for No Racism in Soccer Comment

FIFA President Sepp Blatter Issues Half-Apology for No Racism in Soccer Comment. FIFA president Sepp Blatter apologized for saying racism doesn’t exist in soccer, but stopped short of a full apology and rebuffed calls for his resignation. He sparked outrage after saying racist abuse doesn’t exist on the soccer field […]