- Blatter's future as president at stake in FIFA election
ZURICH (AP) — The future of soccer's embattled governing body was at stake Friday as Sepp Blatter sought a fifth term as FIFA president amid the biggest corruption crisis in the organization's 111-year history.
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ZURICH (AP) — The latest on FIFA developments:
- Bob Baffert grows into racing's grateful elder statesman
ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) — Bob Baffert came blasting into thoroughbred racing in Southern California talking smack. Wearing a cowboy hat and boots, he had already conquered the quarter horse world and was ready to take aim at the bigger money and prestige offered by training regally-bred thoroughbreds.
- The Latest: It's Stan the Man as Wawrinka reaches 4th round
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- At $75 a game, indoor football isn't about the money
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Chuck Wright was hooked the first time he tried professional indoor football. His pay for that game: a $10 bill and six-pack of Bud Light.
- Defiant soccer chief resists calls to resign amid scandal
ZURICH (AP) — As defiant as ever, Sepp Blatter resisted calls to resign as FIFA president Thursday and deflected blame for the massive bribery and corruption scandal engulfing soccer's world governing body.
- A look at the voting blocs in the FIFA president balloting
FIFA's 209 members are expected to elect President Sepp Blatter to a fifth term Friday, based on statements in recent months issued by continental confederations, despite a string of scandals including the indictment of nine soccer officials this week by the U.S. government.
- US to vote for Ali in FIFA election and not Blatter
NEW YORK (AP) — The United States says it will vote for Jordan's Prince Ali bin Al-Hussein for FIFA president Friday and not for incumbent Sepp Blatter.
- Federer, Ivanovic through to 4th round at French Open
PARIS (AP) — Stepping on center court to take on 88th-ranked Damir Dzumhur, Roger Federer was on his guard.