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Like Montreal and New York Rangers before them, the Chicago Blackhawks realize they must find a way to limit the success of Tampa Bay's Ben Bishop and Steven Stamkos in the Stanley Cup final. The duo proved to be a handful in their regular-season meetings. more »
FIFA president Sepp Blatter announced today he will resign from soccer's world governing body amid a widening corruption scandal and has promised to call for fresh elections to choose a successor. more »
It's not clear what compelled FIFA president Sepp Blatter to offer to step down only days after being re-elected amid a widening corruption scandal, but sponsors of the beautiful game are breathing a sigh of relief, sports marketing experts say. more »