Jun 18, 2015

Cardinals executives didn't hack Astros' database: lawyer

High-level executives of the St. Louis Cardinals were not involved in the hacking of the Houston Astros’ player personnel database, an attorney hired by the team said Wednesday, citing an internal review. The Cardinals said they retained the Dowd Bennett firm for a review ...

Jun 4, 2015

Feds probing how FIFA favored World Cup host bids by Russia, Qatar

The FBI’s investigation of soccer governing body FIFA includes scrutiny of how the organization awarded the 2018 World Cup to Russia and the 2022 competition to Qatar, a U.S. law enforcement official said on Wednesday. The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said ...

Sepp Blatter to step down as FIFA president

Jun 3, 2015

Sepp Blatter to step down as FIFA president

The end for Sepp Blatter came suddenly, just days after he had seemingly solidified his hold on FIFA. The 79-year-old leader of the world’s most popular sport defied global animosity last week to win four more years in office. But his re-election only increased ...