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Indicted FIFA officials face extradition

Nine current or former FIFA officials face extradition to the U.S. after a 24-year probe into soccer corruption. Also, Swiss prosecutors opened a criminal investigation of the 2018 and 2022 World Cup bids.

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Sando: What to pay QBs Wilson, Newton

Mike Sando explains why the cost of quarterback contracts in the NFL will continue to rise -- and what that means for upcoming contract negotiations for Cam Newton and Russell Wilson.

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SEC West hasn't lost its luster or bluster

Those within the West say it's only getting tougher despite not putting a team in the title game last season for the first time since the 2008 campaign

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Baffert seeks to join rare company

At age 75, Billy Turner's the only person on Earth who can say he has trained a Triple Crown winner. He would love to welcome Bob Baffert to that exclusive club.

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Experts' picks: AT&T Byron Nelson

Which golfer will win this week's AT&T Byron Nelson? Aussie Marc Leishman seems to be the trendy pick among our experts.

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Texans under the spotlight
NFL 

ESPN NFL Insider Bill Polian said he would have to be "dragged kicking and screaming" into doing HBO Sports' "Hard Knocks" if he were still a GM.

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NFL 

FBI raids CONCACAF offices in Miami
Soccer 

An FBI agent retrieves equipment from a van as he prepares to re-enter the CONCACAF offices, following the arrest of nine FIFA officials on corruption charges.

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Soccer 

Green collects double-doubles
NBA 

Golden State's Draymond Green has posted 10 double-doubles in this year's postseason, 3 shy of matching Hall of Famer Nate Thurmond for the franchise record.

NBA 

Reporters get FIFA homework
Soccer 

Media members read through the lengthy, 164-page, 47-count indictment of 14 defendants, including 9 FIFA officials and 5 corporate executives. Read full indictment

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Soccer 

Russian pol: 'We've got nothing to hide'
Soccer 

With criminal charges brought against FIFA, Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko said his country's World Cup bid was corruption-free. Russia is building stadiums like Zenit Arena in St. Petersburg to host the 2018 World Cup.

AP
Soccer 

HIGHLIGHT: Federer rolls to 3rd round

No. 2 seed Roger Federer dispatches Marcel Granollers 6-2, 7-6 (1), 6-3 to advance to the third round of the French Open.

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Countdown to kickoff: 99 days
College Football 

There are 99 days until college football is back -- 1 day for each yard of 2014’s longest play from scrimmage.

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College Football 

Jason Kipnis: Shaved heads a 'team thing'

Indians players and coaches shaved their heads in support of Mike Aviles' 4-year-old daughter who was diagnosed with leukemia. "It means a lot for me," said Aviles, who returned May 18 after a week and a half on the family emergency list. "It's kind of cool when you have your whole team on your side."

Corruption on large scale in CONCACAF
Soccer 

U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch said investigators found $110M in bribes linked to the planning of the 2016 Copa America tournament, which is being held in the U.S. for the first time.

AP
Soccer 

'We are issuing FIFA a red card'
Soccer 

IRS investigator Richard Weber: "FIFA's official slogan is 'for the game, for the world,' but the co-conspirators in this case corrupted the game for the sole purpose of personal gain -- not for the game and certainly not for the world."

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Soccer 

Mike Trout: I'll never skip All-Star Game
MLB 

The Angels star said if he was selected, he would always attend: "You play baseball to win a championship, but there are things that come along with that. For me, it's a special honor."

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MLB 

Bills QB won't be decided anytime soon

At Bills camp today, head coach Rex Ryan said: "You're not going to make a decision about who your starting QB is in OTAs, but you might have an idea." Here, E.J. Manuel watches Tyrod Taylor throw in Orchard Park, N.Y.

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Soccer officials driven by greed
Soccer 

With various executives involved in the indictments, U.S. Attorney Kelly T. Currie said "Greed drove them to use and exploit their positions for cash." He said CONCACAF president Jeffery Webb accepted bribes.

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Soccer 

LeBron's series: one-of-a-kind
NBA 

LeBron James finished the Cavaliers' four-game sweep of the Hawks averaging 30.3 points, 11 rebounds and 9.3 assists per game. James is the first player in NBA history to average 30-10-9 in a playoff series of any length. (via Elias)

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NBA 

LeBron James: This team is 'very special'
NBA 

"To know how far we've come as a group ... I think that's special in its own right."

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NBA 

FBI agents raid CONCACAF HQ
Soccer 

The FBI raided CONCACAF's headquarters in Miami Beach Wednesday morning as a result of an investigation lasting "decades," according to U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch.

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Soccer 

Sharks to hire Peter DeBoer

San Jose will hire him as head coach before the end of the week, a source told ESPN's Pierre LeBrun. GM Doug Wilson declined to comment. DeBoer coached the Devils to the 2012 Stanley Cup finals, but was fired 36 games into the 2014-15 season after four years behind the bench.

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LeSean McCoy has a neck injury. Rex says it's not serious. "We don't need him out there," he said. McCoy sat out team drills.

FIFA corruption: how it works
Soccer 

The Justice Department displayed this graphic during the releasing of indictments against 14 defendants. Nine of the 14 indicted are soccer officials, four are sports marketing executives and another works in broadcasting.

AP
Soccer 

Why has FIFA gone unchecked?
Soccer 

Former FIFA exec Guido Tognoni to E:60: "These little islands which are not bigger than a football field, do you believe they care what is happening in FIFA, if there is a scandal or not? As long as they get their money, they are happy."

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Soccer 

Tommy Smyth @TommySmythESPN

Things are even worse in the FIFA world than we could have rxpected. The amount of money used for bribes is crazy some people are so greedy.