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International Federation of Association Football (FIFA) President Joseph Blatter addresses the official opening ceremony of the Gathering Of All Leaders In Sport (GOALS) forum in Doha, on December 11, 2012.  (KARIM JAAFAR/AFP/Getty Images)

Blatter: FIFA Set to Move 2022 WCup from Summer

ULRICHEN, Switzerland (AP) — FIFA President Sepp Blatter expects his executive committee to decide soon that the 2022 World Cup in Qatar will be switched from summer. Blatter tells The Associated Press that an Oct. […]

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–08/25/2013

View of the construction site of Itaquerao football stadium in Sao Paulo, Brazil on August 19, 2013. The Itaquerao Stadium will host the opening match of the Brazil 2014 FIFA World Cup football tournament on June 12, 2014.         (NELSON ALMEIDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Brazil Asks FIFA, Hotels to Lower World Cup Prices

SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazil’s tourism board said Tuesday that it has officially told FIFA and hotel operators to negotiate lowering prices during the 2014 World Cup. The request came just days after a study […]

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–08/21/2013

FIFA President Joseph S. Blatter speaks during a news conference in Moscow on September 30, 2012. Russia and FIFA unveiled the 11 cities from the Baltic to the Urals that will host the 2018 World Cup in the most ambitious project the country has organised since the fall of the USSR. (YURI KADOBNOV/AFP/GettyImages)

FIFA Asks WCup Host Russia to Explain Anti-Gay Law

GENEVA (AP) — FIFA has asked authorities in 2018 World Cup host Russia for “clarification and more details” about a new anti-gay law, joining the International Olympic Committee in seeking answers from Moscow. Legislation prohibiting […]

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–08/13/2013

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Sports on a Sunday: Kevin Demoff & John Mozeliak

Also hear from Ben Frederickson, Bill McDermott, Bruce Affleck & Dan Reardon.

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–08/11/2013

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Sports on a Sunday: Dave Matter, Ken Hitchcock & John Mozeliak

Ron also talks golf with Dan Reardon, football with Rams COO Kevin Demoff and soccer with Vicky Lynch.

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–07/21/2013

Wigan Athletic's Ivorian striker Arouna Kone poses with the lid of the FA Cup on his head after winning the English FA Cup final football match between Manchester City and Wigan Athletic at Wembley Stadium in London on May 11, 2013.  Substitute Ben Watson scored an injury-time winner to give Wigan Athletic a sensational 1-0 win over Manchester City at Wembley Stadium on Saturday in the biggest FA Cup final upset in 25 years. AFP PHOTO / ANDREW YATES

Wigan Beats Man City to Win FA Cup for First Time

LONDON (AP) — As blue-and-white confetti exploded under the Wembley arch, Wigan players lifted a trophy for the first time in the club’s 81-year history. In one of the biggest FA Cup final upsets, a […]

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–05/11/2013

Lionel Messi of Argentina receives the FIFA Ballon d'Or 2012 trophy and Abby Wambach of United States receives her FIFA womens player of the year trophy  during the FIFA Ballon d'Or Gala 2013 at Congress House on January 07, 2013 in Zurich, Switzerland. (Photo by Christof Koepsel/Getty Images)

Messi Wins Record 4th World’s Best Player Award

ZURICH (AP) — Lionel Messi became the first four-time winner of the FIFA Player of the Year award after shattering the world record with 91 goals last year for Barcelona and Argentina. The 25-year-old won […]

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–01/07/2013

Lionel Messi of FC Barcelona shoots towards goal towards during the UEFA Champions League Group H match between FC Barcelona and FC Viktoria Plzen at Camp Nou on October 19, 2011 in Barcelona, Spain. Barcelona won 2-0.  (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)

Messi Leads Inaugural Global Soccer Poll

LONDON (AP) — Lionel Messi is the best soccer player in the world and his Barcelona team is the top-rated club, according to the inaugural AP Global Soccer 10 rankings released Tuesday by The Associated […]

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–10/30/2012