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Elite eight set to lock Libertadores horns

The 2018 Copa Libertadores de America continues this week with the first legs of the quarter-finals, which features seven clubs who know what it takes to win the competition. The other team still in contention are tournament newcomers and surprise packages Atletico Tucuman, who are looking to continue their dream run against defending champions Gremio. Also catching the eye in ...

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Last eight to do battle in Asia

Five nations are represented in the AFC Champions League quarter-finals The west zone sees two Iranian teams pitted against Qatari rivals Tianjin aim to spring another surprise as the only remaining tournament debutants The 2018 AFC Champions League knockout stage competition resumes after a three-month hiatus on Monday with eight contenders battling against each other over two legs for a ...

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Cardinals give up eight in eighth inning, fall 9-1 to Rockies

DENVER — Pinch-hitter Matt Holliday launched his first home run of the season in the seventh inning, Carlos Gonzalez sparked an eight-run eighth with a tiebreaking double and the Colorado Rockies beat the St. Louis Cardinals 9-1 in a matchup of NL playoff contenders Saturday. The loss snapped St. Louis’ nine-game road winnin… FOX Sports Digital

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Korea DPR edge Brazil to reach last eight

Korea DPR got goals at the end of each half to defeat Brazil 2-1 in Concarneau on Sunday and claim a spot in the quarter-finals at the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup France 2018 as runners-up in Group B. It was Brazil that looked the stronger side in the first half at the Stade Guy-Piriou, with Victoria and Valeria just ...

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These eight NHL teams are poised to either surprise or disappoint next season

With each new NHL season comes new surprises — surprises in the box scores, the storylines, highlight reels and standings.  And while those surprises are often hard to predict — if they weren’t, they wouldn’t be surprises — there are often warning signs that become clearer with hindsight. But since it’s the middle of summer and we’re not patient enough ...

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NFL Nation predicts: 2018 rising stars in all eight divisions

8:25 AM ET The NFL season is officially two months away, so it seems like a good time to start predicting what to expect in 2018. ESPN’s NFL Nation will answer a series of questions this week, breaking down the league division by division. Tuesday’s question: Who is the rising star in the division? AFC East: The votes in the ...

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Neymar leads Brazil to the last eight

Neymar scored his sixth FIFA World Cup™ goal, before substitute Roberto Firmino added one late on, to lift Brazil past Mexico 2-0 to advance into the quarter-finals at Russia 2018. The first 20 minutes of the match started with El Tri pressuring the South Americans’ backline, but eventually Tite’s side were able to grow into the game, ultimately generating more ...

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