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Beckham To Sue Over Allegations In Magazine

LONDON - (AP) David Beckham's management company says it is taking legal action against a U.S. magazine that published claims the former England captain slept with prostitutes. The company says in a statement the allegations in the weekly In Touch are "completely untrue and totally ridiculous...

Ex-Liverpool Soccer Club Owners Seek $1.6B In Damages

LONDON - (AP) The court battle over the sale of Liverpool resumed Wednesday with the former American co-owners seeking approval to pursue a $1.6 billion damages claim for what they called a "giant swindle." The case in London comes as Liverpool's fortunes on the field have been revived...

Judge Tosses Beckham Libel Lawsuit Against Magazine

LOS ANGELES — (AP) A federal judge has dismissed David Beckham's libel and slander lawsuit against In Touch magazine. The soccer star's attorney vows to appeal the ruling and disprove the celebrity tabloid's claims that Beckham cheated on his wife with a prostitute. U.S. District Judge...

Soccer Star Denied U.S. Visa

"The long immigration saga for New York Red Bulls star forward Luke Rodgers came to an end on Friday, as the club revealed the Englishman has been denied his P-1 Visa application to return to the United States. Rodgers and the club have agreed to terminate his contract with Major League Soccer...

Compensable Knee Injury Upheld for Soccer Playing Applicant: Cal. Comp. Cases December Advanced Postings (12/12/2012)

Here’s the third batch of advanced postings for the December 2012 issue of Cal. Comp. Cases. Lexis.com subscribers can link to the cases to read the complete headnotes and summaries. © Copyright 2012 LexisNexis. All rights reserved. Ecolab, Inc., New Hampshire Insurance Company, administered...

World Cup Soccer News: Greg Siskind on the Need for Speed

" Norwegian-born Mix Diskerud has played for Team USA for five years after previously representing his native country in international play. Diskerud is technically not an immigrant as his mother is a US citizen, but as he was born and raised in Norway, I’ll count him. There are actually several...

World Cup: Soccer And Insurance Coverage

The World Cup is in full swing. So that can mean only one thing – the entire planet coming together, with a shared purpose of cheering on their national soccer team, in a spirit of competition and good will. Well, yeah, but I was thinking more like it means that I ponder whether any coverage cases...

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The FIFA Prosecution & the Strategy Behind the Federal Criminal Indictment

By Robert J. Higdon Jr. On May 27, 2015 the United States Department of Justice unsealed several charging documents involving the Federation Internationale de Football Association (“FIFA”). These documents included four Bills of Information, each charging a single individual, and one...