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From the Farm to France: Three former Stanford players prepare for Women’s World Cup

The eighth FIFA Women’s World Cup is set to kick off this summer in France and run from June 7 to July 7. Games will be played in nine venues across the soccer-fevered country, which is the reigning FIFA Men’s World Cup championship. The stage is set now, however, for the world’s female stars to take the spotlight, and the United States — the reigning champion and 2-1 favorites to repeat — certainly has a target on its back.

Radoff: A brief history of FIFA’s corruption

After 30 years of alleged corruption, the Fédération Internationale de Football Association has finally been brought to justice. At approximately 6 a.m. local time, Swiss law enforcement officials arrived at one of Zurich’s premiere hotels to arrest FIFA officials meeting in advance of the election of FIFA’s president, scheduled for Friday — an election, that…