FIFA hit with ‘red card’ over corruption charges

The U.S. Depart­ment of Jus­tice on Wednesday indicted 14 indi­vid­uals on charges alleging wide­spread cor­rup­tion at FIFA, inter­na­tional soccer’s gov­erning body. Law pro­fessor Roger Abrams exam­ines the crim­inal inves­ti­ga­tion and what it could mean for the sport.

3Qs: Despite World Cup loss, women’s club a “great team”

On Sunday, the U.S. women’s soccer team suf­fered a dev­as­tating loss to Japan in the FIFA World Cup final. We asked Veronica Napoli, a senior for­ward for the North­eastern Uni­ver­sity women’s soccer team, to ana­lyze the sig­nif­i­cance of the loss and ponder her past, present and future on the field.