Corruption in sports

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 22, 2017 - 1:30 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Two former South American soccer officials were convicted Friday of corruption charges at a U.S. trial stemming from the FIFA bribery scandal, while deliberations will continue next week for a third official. A federal jury deliberated a week before reaching the partial verdict in...
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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 22, 2017 - 1:24 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Two former South American soccer officials have been convicted of corruption charges at a U.S. trial stemming from the FIFA bribery scandal, while deliberations will continue next week for a third official. A federal jury deliberated a week before reaching a partial verdict Friday...
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December 22, 2017 - 1:18 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Jury finds 2 soccer executives guilty in corruption trial; deliberations to continue next week on 3rd defendant.
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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 22, 2017 - 12:34 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City jurors say they have reached verdict on all but one of the charges against three former South American soccer officials accused of accepting millions of dollars in bribes. On Friday, jurors sent a note to the judge saying they had agreed on six of the charges but were...
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December 22, 2017 - 10:26 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Jurors have resumed deliberations at the New York City trial of three former South American soccer officials charged with accepting millions of dollars in bribes. Deliberations entered their sixth day on Friday in the case against Manuel Burga, of Peru; Juan Napout, of Paraguay; and...
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December 22, 2017 - 10:00 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Jurors have resumed deliberations at the U.S. trial of three former South American soccer officials charged with accepting millions of dollars in bribes. Deliberations entered their sixth day on Friday in the case against Manuel Burga, of Peru; Juan Napout, of Paraguay; and Jose...
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December 21, 2017 - 5:44 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Jurors at the U.S. trial of three former South American soccer officials charged with receiving millions of dollars in bribes still haven't reached a verdict. Deliberations ended for the day on Thursday with no decision in the case against Manuel Burga, of Peru; Juan Napout, of...
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December 21, 2017 - 10:05 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Jurors have resumed deliberations at the U.S. trial of three former South American soccer officials charged with taking millions of dollars in bribes. Deliberations entered their fifth day on Thursday in the case against Manuel Burga, of Peru, Juan Napout, of Paraguay, and Jose...
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December 20, 2017 - 10:16 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Jurors have resumed deliberations at the U.S. trial of three former South American soccer officials accused of taking millions of dollars in bribes. The deliberations were entering their fourth day Wednesday in the corruption case against Juan Angel Napout, of Paraguay, Manuel Burga...
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