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In Soccer’s Hinterlands, World Cup Expansion Opens a Door


Uganda, celebrating a goal against Botswana, is one of the teams that are likely to benefit the most from the coming World Cup expansion.
“While the soccer world was chewing over FIFA’s controversial decision on Tuesday to increase the size of the World Cup finals to 48 teams from 32, Milutin Sredojevic was trying to block out the noise. 70 more words

FIFA

FIFA to Expand World Cup to 48 Teams in 2026

“The World Cup will grow to 48 teams within a decade under a plan approved unanimously on Tuesday by FIFA’s governing council, an enormous expansion of soccer’s showpiece tournament that was hailed by supporters as a victory for inclusion but that was derided by critics as the latest money grab by an organization still emerging from a series of financial scandals. 39 more words

FIFA

The republican President-elect Donald Trump has frequently stated two all-encompassing promises to his followers, that he would always act to make America safer and that he would not do anything to harm the American average worker and family. 684 more words

Politics

Turning A Profit, Jersey Style

Dear Friends,

Several weeks ago, we were telling you about the joys of investing in plays and musicals even though statistically few turn an actual profit (click… 173 more words

NYC

Nat Hentoff - Journalist Extraordinaire

The passing of Nat Hentoff on January 7th left a discernible void in music and free speech. I have been richly educated by his writing for many decades. 80 more words

Jazz

NSA can now share surveillance data on individuals

The new rule allows the sharing of “raw” data—data with no privacy protection. You are totally identifiable. Charlie Savage reports in the NY Times: 445 more words

Government

Trump Russian ties fake news report reported by BuzzFeed and CNN exposed by NY Times, "unsubstantiated information from anonymous sources", "dossier prepared by a former British intelligence officer hired by Mr. Trump’s political opponents"

Trump Russian ties fake news report reported by BuzzFeed and CNN exposed by NY Times, “unsubstantiated information from anonymous sources”, “dossier prepared by a former British intelligence officer hired by Mr. 602 more words

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