Corruption in sports

Manuel Burga, the former president of Peru's soccer federation, leaves federal court in the Brooklyn borough of New York, Friday, Dec. 22, 2017. Two former South American soccer officials have been convicted of corruption charges at a U.S. trial stemming from the FIFA bribery scandal. Jurors remain undecided on Manuel Burga, of Peru, and will resume considering his case next week. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)
December 26, 2017 - 6:25 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the FIFA bribery case (all times local): 12:45 p.m. An attorney says he knew the former South American soccer official he represents is innocent, but he expected a jury to convict him anyway. Bruce Udolf says the Brooklyn federal court jury asked a question about wire...
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Manuel Burga leaves federal court in the Brooklyn borough of New York, Tuesday, Dec. 26, 2017. The former South American soccer official charged in a U.S. trial stemming from the FIFA bribery scandal was acquitted of a corruption charge Tuesday, after two others were convicted last week. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
December 26, 2017 - 4:08 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A former South American soccer official was acquitted in the FIFA bribery scandal on Tuesday and walked out of the courtroom saying he's finished with the world's most popular sport. The verdict clearing Manuel Burga, former president of Peru's soccer federation, of a single...
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Manuel Burga leaves federal court in the Brooklyn borough of New York, Tuesday, Dec. 26, 2017. The former South American soccer official charged in a U.S. trial stemming from the FIFA bribery scandal was acquitted of a corruption charge Tuesday, after two others were convicted last week. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
December 26, 2017 - 2:12 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A former South American soccer official was acquitted in the FIFA bribery scandal on Tuesday and walked out of the courtroom saying he's finished with the world's most popular sport. The verdict clearing Manuel Burga, former president of Peru's soccer federation, of a single...
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FILE - In these 2017 file photo, three former South American soccer officials, from left, Manuel Burga, of Peru; Jose Maria Marin, of Brazil; and Juan Angel Napout, of Paraguay, accused of accepting millions of dollars in bribes, are shown outside federal court in the Brooklyn borough of New York. The three are among the more than 40 soccer officials, businessmen and entities charged in a scandal that's shaken FIFA, soccer's governing body. (AP Photo/File)
December 26, 2017 - 12:46 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on FIFA bribery case in U.S. court (all times local): 12:45 p.m. An attorney says he knew the former South American soccer official he represents is innocent, but he expected a jury to convict him anyway. Bruce Udolf says the Brooklyn federal court jury asked a question...
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Manuel Burga, the former president of Peru's soccer federation, leaves federal court in the Brooklyn borough of New York, Friday, Dec. 22, 2017. Two former South American soccer officials have been convicted of corruption charges at a U.S. trial stemming from the FIFA bribery scandal. Jurors remain undecided on Manuel Burga, of Peru, and will resume considering his case next week. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)
December 26, 2017 - 11:25 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A former South American soccer official was acquitted Tuesday of a corruption charge stemming from the FIFA bribery scandal after two others were convicted last week, capping a trial in which U.S. prosecutors sought to expose a culture of greed and corruption among the powerful men...
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FILE - In these 2017 file photo, three former South American soccer officials, from left, Manuel Burga, of Peru; Jose Maria Marin, of Brazil; and Juan Angel Napout, of Paraguay, accused of accepting millions of dollars in bribes, are shown outside federal court in the Brooklyn borough of New York. The three are among the more than 40 soccer officials, businessmen and entities charged in a scandal that's shaken FIFA, soccer's governing body. (AP Photo/File)
December 26, 2017 - 11:24 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on FIFA bribery case in U.S. court (all times local): 11:20 a.m. A former South American soccer official acquitted of corruption charges at a U.S. trial says he is finished with the sport and will go back to practicing law. Manuel Burga, the 60-year-old former president...
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FILE - In these 2017 file photo, three former South American soccer officials, from left, Manuel Burga, of Peru; Jose Maria Marin, of Brazil; and Juan Angel Napout, of Paraguay, accused of accepting millions of dollars in bribes, are shown outside federal court in the Brooklyn borough of New York. The three are among the more than 40 soccer officials, businessmen and entities charged in a scandal that's shaken FIFA, soccer's governing body. (AP Photo/File)
December 26, 2017 - 10:58 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A former South American soccer official charged a U.S. trial stemming from the FIFA bribery scandal was acquitted of a corruption charge Tuesday, after two others were convicted last week. Jurors found Manuel Burga, the 60-year-old former president of Peru's soccer federation, not...
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FILE - In these 2017 file photo, three former South American soccer officials, from left, Manuel Burga, of Peru; Jose Maria Marin, of Brazil; and Juan Angel Napout, of Paraguay, accused of accepting millions of dollars in bribes, are shown outside federal court in the Brooklyn borough of New York. The three are among the more than 40 soccer officials, businessmen and entities charged in a scandal that's shaken FIFA, soccer's governing body. (AP Photo/File)
December 26, 2017 - 10:48 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on FIFA bribery case in U.S. court (all times local): 10:45 a.m. A former South American soccer official has been acquitted of corruption charges at a U.S. trial stemming from the FIFA bribery scandal, after two others were convicted last week. The jury on Friday had said...
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December 26, 2017 - 10:46 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Former Peruvian soccer official is acquitted at U.S. trial stemming from FIFA bribery scandal.
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