5-27 Sports Talk 7pm, Collge Footbal News
Let’s talk about today’s headlines – World Soccer Rocked by Corruption Charges! The IRS chief says the FIFA corruption probe targets “World Cup Fraud”…and the U.S. Department of Justice alleges FIFA corruption over the past 24 years. The world’s most popular sport is in deep trouble – 7 powerful soccer figures were arrested on U.S. corruption charges and face extradition from Switzerland. And, Swiss authorities say they’ve launched a criminal investigation into the awarding of the next 2 World Cups. U.S. authorities said a total of 9 soccer officials and five sports media and promotions execu-tives were charged with corruption involving more than $150 million in bribes over a period of 24 years. They said their investigation exposed complex money laundering schemes, millions of dollars in untaxed incomes and tens of millions in offshore accounts held by FIFA officials. What do you make of this? Do you worry about corruption in sports? Join Deke & Bobby as they talk to Dan Wolken (National colleeg football reporter for USA Today).