• Soccer is falling under a cloud of suspicion as never before, sullied by a multibillion-dollar web of match-fixing that is corrupting increasingly larger parts of the world's most popular sport.

    Soccer struggles to control match-fixing as billions flow into the pockets of organized crime
    LAST UPDATE : Feb 12, 2013, 2:53 PM EST
  • Criminals target referees to fix matches; Niger ref at center of investigations denies fix

    "People who have serious allegations of corruption against them ought to be properly investigated, if only to clear them of the allegations or confirm them," said Chris Eaton, a former security chief for FIFA.

    LAST UPDATE : Feb 14, 2013, 10:29 AM EST
  • Liverpool's Luis Saurez scores from a free kick against Wigan Athletic during the English Premier League soccer match at the DW Stadium, Wigan, England, Saturday March 2, 2013. Liverpool won the match 0-4.

    The debt of the team rose by one-third to 87.2 million pounds (about $131 million), according to figures released Monday.

    LAST UPDATE : Mar 04, 2013, 1:15 PM EST