The 90-day suspension FIFA’s ethics committee handed Sepp Blatter effectively ends his reign as president of the organization. But he does vow to appeal the decision.


Sepp Blatter suspended as FIFA president

Two of the most powerful men in soccer were handed 90-day suspensions by the FIFA ethics committee.

Soccer notebook

// Liverpool sends manager Brendan Rodgers packing

Liverpool is in 10th place in the Premier League after winning just three of its first eight games.

Soccer roundup

// Roundup: US romps over Cuba in Olympic qualifying match

The Americans will play their final group stage match against Panama on Tuesday night in Colorado.

Fire 3, Revolution 1

Revolution fail to lock down playoff spot

The 3-1 loss, coupled with Orlando City defeating Montreal earlier in the evening, meant the Revolution are still not in the playoffs.

Revolution 1, Union 1

// Revolution settle for a draw with Union

Lee Nguyen scored in first half, but the Revolution couldn’t hold on — missing a chance to clinch a playoff berth.

Former Revolution striker Taylor Twellman, who had his professional career cut short by a concussion, is now promoting awareness of the injury in Massachusetts high schools.

Robert E. Klein for The Boston Globe/File 2006

Taylor Twellman visits Chelmsford for concussion awareness week

Twellman, the Revolution’s all-time leading scorer with 101 goals, had his career derailed by a concussion.