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Fire and Crew Share the Points in Opening Game Tug-of-War

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Both the Chicago Fire and Columbus Crew come into 2017 looking to turn a page and forget about their respective dismal 2016 campaigns. They squared off on Saturday at MAPFRE Stadium in the season opener on a chilly afternoon and battled to a 1:1 draw. Based on the soccer on display it's unlikely that either side learned much about whether 2017 will bring more joy than 2016 did, but both teams have a lot of work ahead if they want to be competitive.

The Rest

Fantasy Focus: Hey hey hey!

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It's Albert Rusnak!

!BL4CKnRED scored 83 points to lead this round. Romain Alessandrini (LA, $9.5) donned the armband and scored a goal on the way to 20 points to lead the team. Meanwhile, Seth Sinovic (SKC, $5.3) tallied a goal and an assist for 13 points, while Sebastian Giovinco (TOR, $12.

Uruguay Ban Football For Ten Days Following Police Assault

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Two time World Cup champions Uruguay have banned all football for ten days following an assault on a Police officer by Nacional keeper Jorge Bava during their tie with arch-rivals Penarol on Wednesday night.

Uruguayan Football Association president Sebastian Bauza announced the ban after the incident at the end of Wednesday's "clasico" between arch-rivals Penarol and Nacional at the Centenario.

DTotD: Uruguay bans football for 10 days after goalkeeper punches riot cop

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Uruguay took the measure of banning football for 10 days after violence in and around a match between Penarol and Nacional, including Nacional goalkeeper Jorge Bava getting arrested for punching a riot cop in the face.

From Reuters:

Uruguayan Football Association president Sebastian Bauza announced the ban after the incident at the end of Wednesday's "clasico" between arch-rivals Penarol and Nacional at the Centenario.