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Soccer world shocked by FIFA raids

U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch announces an indictment against nine FIFA officials and five corporate executives for racketeering, conspiracy and corruption at a news conference, Wednesday, May 27, 2015, in the Brooklyn borough of New York. Nine of the 14 that were indicted by the Justice Department are soccer officials, while four are sports marketing executives and another works in broadcasting. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

ZURICH (AP) — The Latest on FIFA developments:

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Derek Jeter credits parents in Grand Rapids appearance

In this photo taken Tuesday, May 26, 2015, fetired baseball star Derek Jeter shares a laugh during The 28th Annual Economics Club of Grand Rapids awards dinner at DeVos Place in Grand Rapids, Mich. (Hugh Carey/The Grand Rapids Press via AP) ALL LOCAL TELEVISION OUT; LOCAL TELEVISION INTERNET OUT

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — Retired baseball star Derek Jeter says lessons from his parents are behind a successful career that saw him play in 20 seasons for the New York Yankees.

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Nebraska coach Miles’ pay hits $2 million after down season

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Tim Miles has received a 21-percent raise that makes him the first Nebraska basketball coach to be paid $2 million a year.

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Attorney general: ‘Year after year’ soccer officials sought bribes from sports marketing firms

NEW YORK (AP) — Attorney general: ‘Year after year’ soccer officials sought bribes from sports marketing firms.

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Trinidad’s Warner characteristically defiant amid FIFA raids

In this Thursday, June 2, 2011 file photo, suspended FIFA executive Jack Warner gestures during a news conference held shortly after his arrival at the airport in Port-of-Spain, in his native Trinidad and Tobago. Warner was one of the 14 people indicted Wednesday May 27, 2015 in the U.S. on corruption charges.  (AP Photo/Shirley Bahadur, File)

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad (AP) — Former international soccer official Jack Warner on Wednesday denied the latest corruptions allegations against him.

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