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Just Banning Blatter Won't Clean Up Soccer

Follow the money, straight to the Russia and Qatar World Cups.

Looking for redemption.

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The ethics committee of soccer's global body brought down the hammer on president Sepp Blatter, banning him for eight years for making a $2 million payment that looked an awful lot like a bribe. But don't expect Blatter to go gently into the night, if his post-suspension press conference is any indication. 

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