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January 24, 2016 2:21 PM Carlos Tevez headbutted as Boca and River clash with five men sent off

A friendly in name only, Saturday's fierce encounter between eternal rivals Boca Juniors and River Plate saw five men sent off as the game descended into utter chaos. Boca, who also had two players dismissed at Racing Club in a 4-2 defeat in midweek, ended the River clash with just eight men on the field as defensive trio Jonathan Silva, Gino Peruzzi 19

December 31, 2015 7:34 PM River Plate's Carlos Sanchez named South America Player of Year

Uruguay international and River Plate midfielder Carlos Sanchez was named South America's Player of the Year by the area football writers in the annual poll done by Uruguay newspaper El Pais. The 31-year-old is the first Uruguayan to win the prestigious award in 20 years and was singled out for a year in which he helped the Argentine side win Copa Libertadores 29

November 22, 2015 11:41 PM Early returns: Opposition candidate ahead in Argentine vote

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Opposition candidate Mauricio Macri took an early lead over the ruling party contender in Sunday’s historic runoff to pick a replacement for outgoing President Cristina Fernandez, who along with her late husband dominated Argentine politics for 12 years. With 38 percent of the votes counted, election authorities said opposition 57

November 22, 2015 5:05 AM Argentines Contemplate Past Policies and Future in Election

From rising crime to soaring prices, Argentines will have a lot on their mind during Sunday's runoff election that is seen as a referendum on the left-leaning policies of polarizing President Cristina Fernandez and could ultimately have ripple effects across South America. Opposition leader Mauricio Macri, who campaigned on promises to big large changes 54

June 26, 2015 5:20 PM Boca president says Tevez is returning to Buenos Aires club

The president of Boca Juniors says Carlos Tevez is leaving Juventus to return to the Buenos Aires club. Daniel Angelici, speaking Friday with ESPN Argentina, says Tevez "will sign the contract" when the Copa America ends next week. Tevez is playing with the Argentine national team in the South American championship. Tevez was a fan favorite when he played 13

May 19, 2015 11:14 PM CONMEBOL rejects Boca appeal over Libertadores punishment

BUENOS AIRES Boca Juniors' appeal against their expulsion from this year's Libertadores Cup has been rejected, the South American Football Confederation (CONMEBOL) said on Tuesday. The Argentine team were kicked out the tournament after a fan sprayed pepper in the faces of rival River Plate players at halftime during their last 16 tie on Thursday 9

May 15, 2015 9:05 AM Boca Juniors vs. River Plate Suspended After Players Sprayed in Superclasico

"I can't see, I can't see. I am burning. This is not a war!" said River defender Ramiro Funes Mori after coming into contact with the irritant, as reported by BBC Sport. "My whole body hurts," said River's Leonardo Ponzio, as reported by ESPN FC. "They threw, I'm not sure what it was, pepper spray at us. This just can't be." Boca President Daniel Angelici 23

May 11, 2015 12:09 AM River Plate, Boca looking past weekend to Copa Lib showdown

River Plate and Racing Club struggled to a 0-0 draw Sunday, leaving River among a pack of four teams trailing league-leader Boca Juniors. Both River Plate and Boca Juniors are looking past the weekend to their second-leg showdown in the round of 16 in the Copa Libertadores. River won the first leg 1-0 last week at home at Monumental stadium. The second 17

April 24, 2015 7:32 PM Chivas resurgence has given them confidence ahead of Super Clasico

GUADALAJARA, Mexico -- For the first time in its history, Club America goes into a Super Clasico with more Liga MX titles (12) in the bank than its Guadalajara rival Chivas (11). That should be a reason for Las Aguilas to come into the Estadio Omnilife (Chivas' home stadium) on Sunday with a cocky swagger, especially the way things have gone in recent 15

April 23, 2015 4:03 PM Boca vs River highlights start of Copa Libertadores playoffs

Boca Juniors vs. River Plate will highlight the start of the knockout round of the Copa Libertadores. There will also be two high-profile matchups between Brazilian clubs, but defending champion San Lorenzo, the Pope's team, will not have a chance to repeat its triumph from a year ago after an early elimination. The group stage ended late Wednesday with four teams 18