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    U.S. Seeks Extradition of FIFA Officials

    Will they play ball on American soil? U.S. authorities have formally filed extradition requests for seven FIFA execs arrested in Zurich in May. The men, currently being held in Swiss prisons, are wanted on charges of racketeering, wire fraud and money laundering following an FBI probe. The defendants’ lawyers have two weeks to respond, at which point the Swiss Federal Office of Justice will rule on whether to extradite. But that decision could be challenged in lower and supreme courts — so they may not be going anywhere soon.

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