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6:22am

Wed June 3, 2015
Law

Sons Ask Supreme Court To Resolve Jim Thorpe Burial Case

Originally published on Wed June 3, 2015 7:59 am

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5:08am

Wed June 3, 2015
Sports

Amid Scandal, FIFA President To Resign Just Days After Being Reelected

Originally published on Wed June 3, 2015 2:15 pm

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5:25pm

Tue June 2, 2015
Pop Culture

Buzz Bissinger: With Caitlyn Jenner, 'You Feel A Connection'

Originally published on Tue June 2, 2015 6:35 pm

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4:19pm

Tue June 2, 2015
Sports

FIFA President Sepp Blatter Resigns Amid Corruption Scandal

Originally published on Tue June 2, 2015 6:35 pm

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4:19pm

Tue June 2, 2015
Sports

U.S., Cuban Soccer Teams Face-Off In Havana

Originally published on Tue June 2, 2015 6:35 pm

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1:11pm

Tue June 2, 2015
The Two-Way

Amid Bribery Scandal, FIFA President Sepp Blatter Will Resign

Originally published on Tue June 2, 2015 3:09 pm

FIFA President Sepp Blatter talks to the media during the FIFA Post Congress Week Press Conference on May 30 in Zurich.
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Amid a bribery scandal involving top executives of world soccer's governing body, FIFA President Sepp Blatter is resigning.

Blatter made the announcement on Tuesday during a press conference, just days after he easily won an election to a fifth term.

"It is my deep care for FIFA and its interests, which I hold very dear, that has led me to take this decision," Blatter said, according to FIFA's translation of his remarks.

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11:04am

Tue June 2, 2015
The Two-Way

Reports: Sepp Blatter's Top Lieutenant Involved In $10 Million Payment

FIFA Secretary-General Jérôme Valcke (right) and FIFA President Joseph Blatter attend a press conference in 2014.
Victor Caivano AP

When U.S. authorities announced last week that they had indicted a group of senior FIFA officials on allegations of corruption, they left one big mystery: They said a "high-ranking FIFA official" had transferred $10 million to an account controlled by former CONCACAF President Jack Warner. That payment was allegedly part of a bribe to help South Africa secure the right to host the 2010 World Cup.

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10:47am

Tue June 2, 2015
NPR History Dept.

How The YMCA Helped Shape America

Originally published on Tue June 2, 2015 3:53 pm

An adult gymnastics club performs a group stunt on the parallel bars at the Rochester, N.Y., YMCA at the beginning of the 20th century.
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The American wing of the Young Men's Christian Association — a worldwide organization founded in London in 1844 — launched the first basketball teams and group swim lessons in the U.S., popularized exercise classes and created the oldest summer camp still in operation, the YMCA's historians tell us.

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7:17am

Tue June 2, 2015
Research News

Many NFL Players Make Abysmal Financial Decisions, Research Shows

Originally published on Tue June 2, 2015 8:05 am

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7:16am

Tue June 2, 2015
Sports

UAB Reinstates Football Program But With A Financial Caveat

Originally published on Tue June 2, 2015 8:05 am

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