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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 05 / 28 / 15

The London INDEPENDENT noted it is a "good job" for soccer that the U.S. – "a country so often maligned and mocked for its late adoption of the sport –  has emerged so spectacularly on its side ." The DESERET NEWS runs with the header, " Salt Lake Olympic Scandal 'Set A Precedent' F...

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