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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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Buehrle, Blue Jays rally past Twins 6-4 on Colabello homer

- Associated Press

Mark Buehrle was overthrowing in the first inning, his right arm livelier than he wanted. Chris Colabello had the jitters when he stepped in for his first at-bat, unnerved a little by being back in Minnesota.

FIFA president Sepp Blatter after his election as President at the Hallenstadion in Zurich, Switzerland, Friday, May 29, 2015. 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. The 209 FIFA member federations gave the 79-year-old Blatter another four-year term on Friday after Prince Ali bin al-Hussein of Jordan conceded defeat after losing 133-73 in the first round.  (Patrick B. Kraemer/Keystone via AP)

Sepp Blatter makes special mention of his Oceania support

- Associated Press

Sepp Blatter had no sooner been returned as president of FIFA during a controversy-filled week when he took time Friday to thank his friends in the most remote and smallest of the six international football confederations.

Baseball Capsules

- Associated Press

Chad Bettis retired the first 18 batters and took a no-hitter into the eighth inning, Troy Tulowitzki hit two solo homers and the Colorado Rockies beat the Philadelphia Phillies 4-1 on Friday night.

Nemeth, Sporting KC top short-handed FC Dallas 4-0

Associated Press

Sporting Kansas City leapfrogged Dallas to second place in the MLS Western Conference standings by beating the ten-man Texan team 4-0 on Friday, extending its unbeaten run to six games.

New York Rangers defenseman Ryan McDonagh (27) collides with Tampa Bay Lightning right wing Ryan Callahan (24) during the third period of Game 7 of the Eastern Conference final during the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs, Friday, May 29, 2015, in New York. The Lightning won 2-0. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Rangers captain McDonagh had broken foot

Associated Press

Rangers captain Ryan McDonagh played "a couple games" with a broken foot, coach Alain Vigneault said Friday night after New York was eliminated from the playoffs by Tampa Bay.

Golf Capsules

- Associated Press

Top-ranked Rory McIlroy missed the cut in his home Irish Open for the third straight year, following his opening 9-over 80 with a 71 at Royal County Down.