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Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 05 / 29 / 15

1) FIFA's Sepp Blatter Likely To Be Re-Elected, But Can He Survive In The Long Term? 2) Visa, Adidas Among Top FIFA Sponsors Speaking Out Following Corruption Arrests 3) Oregon Tops List Of Public School Athletic Finances, With Texas A Distant Second 4) FIFA Facing Untold Consequences Afte...

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05/21/15
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05/20/15
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05/20/15
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05/20/15
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05/20/15
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