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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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It's an epidemic and it will be at a football ground near you soon #selfiestick pic.twitter.com/q1duBNNV9k — Daniel Taylor (@DTguardian) September 14, 2014 Can watch this Menez goal over and over again. Brilliant skill https://t.co/FBHrOGqQA1 — Oliver Holt (@OllieHolt ...

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Pistorius Guilty Of Culpable Homicide

South African Olympic and Paralympic sprinter OSCAR PISTORIUS "faces possible imprisonment after being found guilty of culpable homicide in the shooting of his girlfriend as a drama-filled six-month trial reached a climax on Friday," according to Andrew England of the FINANCIAL TIMES. The 27-year- ...

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The judge in OSCAR PISTORIUS ' murder trial on Wednesday "ruled out both premeditated murder and murder verdicts in the shooting death of the double-amputee Olympic athlete's girlfriend," REEVA STEENKAMP , according to the AP. Judge THOKOZILE MASIPA said that "prosecutors had not proved beyond r ...

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