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Soccer officials arrested at Swiss hotel in corruption probe
ZURICH (AP) -- The U.S. government launched a corruption attack on soccer's global governing body Wednesday, pulling FIFA executives out of a luxury Zurich hotel to face racketeering charges and raiding regional offices in Miami....

THE LATEST: Paraguay receives extradition request for Leoz
ZURICH (AP) -- The Latest on FIFA developments:...

FIFA suspends 11 people over soccer corruption cases
ZURICH (AP) -- FIFA has suspended 11 people, including two of its vice presidents, from all football-related activities following a U.S. criminal investigation into corruption in world soccer....

FIFA now subject to federal probes in US, Switzerland
ZURICH (AP) -- FIFA's reputation for corruption has reignited spectacularly two days before a presidential election expected to give Sepp Blatter four more years at the head of world soccer....

Russia criticizes US over FIFA case
WARSAW, Poland (AP) -- Russia's foreign ministry has heavily criticized the United States over the arrest in Switzerland of officials from soccer's ruling body FIFA....

The Latest: Ivanovic to 3rd round in Paris after long match
PARIS (AP) -- The Latest from the French Open:...

Last year's runner-up Halep exits French Open
PARIS (AP) -- Simona Halep became the highest seeded player to exit the French Open so far as last year's runner-up lost 7-5, 6-1 to Mirjana Lucic-Baroni in the second round on Wednesday....

Hernandez gets 8th win, Mariners beat Rays 3-0
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- Felix Hernandez pitched a four-hitter to become the major's first eight-game winner, Nelson Cruz hit his AL-best 18th homer to snap a scoreless tie in the ninth inning and the Seattle Mariners completed a three-game sweep by beating the Tampa Bay Rays 3-0 on Wednesday....

BASE jumpers pushed to remote, no-rules sites
BOISE, Idaho (AP) -- BASE jumpers, by nature, just want to be free....

Criminal probe arrives at door of the great survivor Blatter
ZURICH (AP) -- Sepp Blatter is arguably the most powerful man in world sports and certainly its greatest survivor....

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