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FIFA president Blatter resigns amid scandal

FIFA president Sepp Blatter announced his resignation on Tuesday amid the corruption scandal that has rocked FIFA's world governing body. Speaking at a news conference in Zurich, Blatter said a special election would be held shortly to appoint his successor.

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Goodell tells NFLPA he'll hear Brady's appeal

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell has formally rejected the NFL Players Association's motion to recuse himself as arbitrator of New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady's appeal hearing June 23.


Terps stun top seed UCLA; super regionals set

Top-seeded UCLA is out of the NCAA baseball tournament after being eliminated by Maryland, while all seven of the other national seeds will head to the super regionals.

VCU clinches its first regional championship (1:41)

NBA union to investigate concussion protocol

The NBA union has hired neurologists to examine the league's concussion policy and determine whether any changes are needed to prevent players from playing with an undiagnosed concussion.

Historic Road Trip Takes Its Toll (3:22)


Highlights: Zimmermann blanks Jays, 2-0

Bryce Harper's RBI single was basically all Jordan Zimmermann needed to win because his eight scoreless innings dominated Toronto in the first game of a doubleheader.


Maxwell: S.B. talk 'wasn't prediction'

Said Eagles CB Byron Maxwell, who predicted they would play in Super Bowl 50: "It was more confidence in my teammates and what we could do. And what I think we should do. I think every team has that goal when they start the season."

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Another day at the office, Charlie?
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Here's something you don't see every day: Texas head coach Charlie Strong hanging out with live baby tigers in his office. Longhorns LB Dalton Santos tweeted the proof.

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McKenry a Coors Field specialist

Colorado's Michael McKenry hit a HR to deep left-center field to give the Rockies a 3-2 lead vs. the Dodgers in the bottom of the 4th inning. He entered today with a .667 slugging percentage at Coors Field (.259 in all other stadiums) Follow live

Cromartie: Sherman product of 'LOB'

The NFL's best CB? Darrelle Revis, and it's not close, says Jets CB Antonio Cromartie. Why not Richard Sherman? He only plays one side of the field. "Go follow the No. 1 receiver," Cromartie told Sirius XM NFL Radio. Cromartie's take

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Burley: Blatter an 'absolute disgrace'

ESPN FC's Craig Burley on the resigned president: "He's wasted everybody's time ... We're now going to have to wait four months. Candidates are going to have to be put forward again ... and we're going to have to go through the whole thing again."


OTD: Armando Galarraga's imperfect game

Five years ago today, the Tigers RHP had a perfect game through 8 2/3. But Indians SS Jason Donald was called safe by umpire Jim Joyce on a grounder to first, a call that became controversial on replays. Said Joyce after the game: "I just cost that kid a perfect game."

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Peterson concludes news conference

"I love all my kids with all my heart. I'd run through a brick wall for them. ... There's nothing I wouldn't do for them," Vikings RB Adrian Peterson said to close today's session.

Jeremy Schaap: Sepp Blatter is a crook

"If Sepp Blatter turns out not to be criminally liable ... he is at least, I think, in the eyes of many, a crook."


Peterson 'happy' with Vikings

"I like what they represent as a team, [this is] a hungry team, with a great young quarterback [Teddy Bridgewater]," Adrian Peterson said. The Vikings RB is answering questions on SportsCenter. Live on ESPN/WatchESPN

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Peterson on his son: "The relationship is good. I made a mistake. I know a lot of people don't view it that way. My son knows I love him."

Adrian Peterson answers questions

The Vikings RB was asked who, if anyone, he apologized to: "The first person that I apologized to was my son ... it wasn't my intentions [to hurt him], and I've been trying to move forward since." Live on ESPN/WatchESPN


Blatter: FIFA needs restructuring

Sepp Blatter calls for an election to find a new FIFA president following his resignation: "The challenges FIFA is facing have not come to an end."


Rodgers still best available draft pick

In Keith Law's final ranking before this year's Rule 4 draft -- which is filled with middle infielders -- he still places Florida high school SS Brendan Rodgers at the top of the list. Top 100 (Insider)

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Blatter under investigation

Sources have told ABC News that Sepp Blatter is currently under investigation by the FBI.


Peterson: 'Learned a lot from my mistake'

"I'm moving forward. I'm focused on what's in front of me and bettering myself as a person and professionally as a player," Vikings RB Adrian Peterson said on SportsCenter. Live on ESPN/WatchESPN

Zimmer, Peterson address media

Vikings coach Mike Zimmer said on SportsCenter that he supports and welcomes back RB Adrian Peterson. Peterson is scheduled to speak momentarily. Live on ESPN/WatchESPN

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Zimmer said Peterson will have do some work to get caught up, but "there's not a prettier sight than when he's got the ball in his hands."

Friedell: Spotlight on Bulls GM

New coach Fred Hoiberg faces the unenviable task of not only trying to win, but also of doing so with a team that has very high expectations. Also at stake? Gar Forman's reputation. Two futures tied together

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