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FIFA President Sepp Blatter speaks at the opening ceremony of the FIFA congress in Zuerich, Switzerland, Thursday, May 28, 2015. The FIFA congress with the president's election is scheduled for Friday, May 29, 2015 in Zurich. (Walter Bieri/Keystone via AP)

Sepp Blatter wins re-election as FIFA president

- Associated Press

Sepp Blatter has been re-elected as FIFA president for a fifth term, chosen to lead world soccer despite separate U.S. and Swiss criminal investigations into corruption.

FIFA President Sepp Blatter has sat atop soccer's ruling body for five terms and faces a tough vote Friday to keep his position. (Associated Press)

FIFA scandal highlights culture of corruption in World Cup, Olympics bidding

- The Washington Times

Soccer’s World Cup is big business for host countries, and the game’s organizational structure does little to prevent graft, mismanagement and cost overruns, according to experts who say that driving factors such as tourism, global exposure and long-term infrastructure are chief motivators for some countries to fight — not always fairly — for the right to host.

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Panama holds Argentina to draw at Under-20 World Cup

Associated Press

Argentina captain Angel Correa scored both his team's goals as the tournament favorites were held to a 2-2 draw by Panama on Saturday in their opening match at the FIFA Under-20 World Cup.

Pittsburgh Pirates starting pitcher Francisco Liriano works against a San Diego Padres batter during the first inning of a baseball game Friday, May 29, 2015, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

Norris' grand slam lifts Padres to 6-2 win vs Pirates

- Associated Press

Derek Norris was wearing the golden sombrero - baseball talk for four strikeouts - when he stepped into the batter's box with the bases loaded and two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning of a 2-2 game.

Detroit Tigers' Yoenis Cespedes strikes out swinging, with the bases loaded, to end the top of the eighth inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels in Anaheim, Calif., Friday, May 29, 2015. The Angels won the game 2-0. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)

Tigers' power outage continues in 2-0 loss to LA Angels

- Associated Press

Yoenis Cespedes' flailing swing at Huston Street's breaking ball with the bases loaded was an appropriate symbol for the low point in the Detroit Tigers' latest offensive embarrassment.

FILE - In this Aug. 17, 2007, file photo, former House Speaker Dennis, Hastert, R-Ill., announces that he will not seek re-election for a 12th term in Yorkville, Ill. Federal prosecutors have indicted Thursday, May 28, 2015, the former U.S. House Speaker on bank-related charges. (AP Photo/Brian Kersey, File)

AP source: Hastert paid to keep old sex abuse claims secret

- Associated Press

Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert paid hush money to conceal claims that the Illinois Republican sexually molested someone decades ago, a person familiar with the allegations said.

Oakland Athletics' Brett Lawrie, right, celebrates with third base coach Mike Gallego after Lawrie hit a two-run home run off New York Yankees' Jacob Lindgren in the eighth inning of a baseball game Friday, May 29, 2015, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

Gray goes 8 in A's 6-2 win over Yankees

- Associated Press

Brian McCann made a few subtle changes to his swing, and the results have been tremendous for New York's veteran catcher.