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Championship Season has returned! Plus a shocking resignation and a historic victory

By Last updated: 06/06/15 1:30pm

A lot caught my eye this week in sports -- almost too much for this quick summary. Although it didn’t make the cut, I couldn’t leave this Lionel Messi goal out of the mix. Enjoy. Let’s take a look at what happened in the past week of sports. Sepp Blatter resigns four days after winning a fifth term as FIFA president In a dramatic turn of events, FIFA president Sepp Blatter announced on Tuesday that he will be resigning from office after winning a fifth term. His announcement ...

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This Week in Sports: Corruption, surprise firings, Game 7’s, and a spelling Bee

By Matt Holt Last updated: 05/29/15 5:29pm

A lot happened in the past week of sports, and that’s an understatement. U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch turned FIFA upside down, two marquee franchises fired their coaches and the NBA and NHL are about to play out their championship series. Here’s what caught my eye in the world of sports this week. Corruption rocks the world’s most popular sport. The governing body of the most popular sport in the world plunged into chaos early Wednesday morning when Swiss officials ...

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Five things that caught my eye in the world of sports

By Matt Holt Last updated: 05/21/15 11:05pm

For sports fans, the month of May ushers in a wave of excitement: NBA and NHL teams will play out their conference finals in the coming days, the MLB and the MLS seasons are in full swing and NFL teams have started preparing for the start of training camp. Here are five things that caught my eye this week in the world of sports. The NBA Western Conference Finals are going to be a lot of fun. After watching Game 1 on Tuesday night, I can’t wait to see how the rest of the series will ...

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