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Report: Sepp Blatter Linked To Allegedly Corrupt $10 Million Payment

A 2007 email between supposed-to-be-resigning FIFA president Sepp Blatter and then-South African president Thabo Mbeki discussed $10 million that went to allegedly corrupt soccer executives as a payment for the country’s successful 2010 World Cup bid, reports South Africa’s Sunday Times ($). » 6/07/15 3:05pm 6/07/15 3:05pm

Is This Beer Really Worth $200 A Bottle?

It's tricky to argue about what something's worth, because there's rarely an objective answer. A few baseball teams are currently debating whether Pablo Sandoval, a charming fat man who hits very well in the playoffs and a bit above average the rest of the time, is worth $90 million dollars for the next five years.… » 11/20/14 3:09pm 11/20/14 3:09pm

The Independent Review Into PAC-12 Referee-Bribing Allegations Is In

And it makes no sense. The PAC-12 "engaged" the oddly-named firm Ice Miller, LLP to conduct an independent review into allegations that former head of officiating Ed Rush bribed game officials into T'ing up Sean Miller for disputing a call at the end of Arizona's semifinal loss to UCLA in this year's PAC-12 tournament. » 6/02/13 8:10pm 6/02/13 8:10pm

Hey, Here's An Allegation That Lance Armstrong Bribed Opponents To Let…

This is a pretty damning allegation against Armstrong, one that got lost earlier this week in all the hoopla over a damning USADA report and his being declared sponsora non grata. You might even be tempted to wonder if it's just piling on, at a time when it's cool to bash Armstrong. But the actual claims date from… » 10/19/12 4:20pm 10/19/12 4:20pm