Corruption in sports

Jose Maria Marin, of Brazil, arrives to federal court in the Brooklyn borough of New York, Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017. Closing arguments are set to take place in the New York trial of three former South American soccer officials charged in the bribery scandal engulfing the sport's governing body. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
December 14, 2017 - 6:21 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on three former South American soccer officials on trial in the FIFA corruption case (all times local): 6:20 p.m. Deliberations are set to begin Friday at the New York trial of three former South American soccer officials charged in the bribery scandal engulfing FIFA (FEE...
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Jose Maria Marin, of Brazil, arrives to federal court in the Brooklyn borough of New York, Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017. Closing arguments are set to take place in the New York trial of three former South American soccer officials charged in the bribery scandal engulfing the sport's governing body. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
December 14, 2017 - 5:19 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on three former South American soccer officials on trial in the FIFA corruption case (all times local): 5:15 p.m. Closing arguments at the New York corruption trial of three former South American soccer officials has concluded with the lawyer for an ex-president of Brazil...
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December 14, 2017 - 4:58 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Closing arguments at the U.S. corruption trial of three former South American soccer officials concluded Thursday with the lawyer for an ex-president of Brazil's soccer federation claiming his client was clueless about a bribery scheme and a prosecutor saying the testimony of the...
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December 13, 2017 - 11:26 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A New York prosecutor says three former South American soccer officials charged in a corruption scandal failed to protect the interests of the sport's governing bodies. Assistant U.S. Attorney Kristin Mace said in closing arguments at their trial Wednesday that the three took...
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FILE - In this April 28, 2015 file photo, Kevin Jonas, of the group The Jonas Brothers, attends the AOL NewFront 2015 in New York. Jonas turned up in the courtroom for a trial of three South American soccer officials, Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017, to bolster testimony that one of the defendants had been bribed with tickets to a Paul McCartney concert in Argentina in 2010. Jonas didn’t have personal knowledge of the bribes but confirmed the ex-Beatle's concert had taken place as prosecutors said. The soccer officials have pleaded not guilty to bribery charges stemming from an investigation of FIFA, soccer’s governing body. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)
December 07, 2017 - 8:11 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. trial of three former South American soccer officials charged in the FIFA corruption scandal took another odd twist Thursday with surprise testimony by pop star Kevin Jonas about attending a Paul McCartney show in Argentina. Prosecutors called the former member of the Jonas...
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