More FIFA Vortex to keep you current on the the soccer-fueled global mayhem:

How former US soccer boss Chuck Blazer became an FBI informantThe New York Daily News

Nike is cooperating with authorities in the FIFA investigation – Bloomberg Business

UEFA — soccer’s governing body in Europe — is threatening to boycott the World Cup if Sepp Blatter is reelectedESPN FC

The Clinton Foundation received money from FIFAThe Daily Beast

How US Attorney General Loretta Lynch dropped the hammer on FIFAPolitico

In Other News

Hang Time

Photos: awesome historic shots of Michael Jordan by Walter Iooss Jr.The Players’ Tribune

Playing Chicken

Edit: surfer meets gnarly rocksYouTube

Mind the Addiction

Throwback: how the Yankees hired Dock Ellis to mentor troubled Pascual PerezThe Stacks

Dream On

Hakeem Olajuwon tried in vain to reduce sneaker costsThe Guardian

The Wrestler

Edit: how Jesse ‘The Body’ Ventura got elected as governor of MinnesotaFive Thirty Eight

Cover shot: Roland Garros clay – USA Today Sports Images