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The Daily Dirt: Sounders draw Club America in CCL first leg

Clint Dempsey scored two goals.

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MLS clubs haven't had a lot of success in the CONCACAF Champions League, but Seattle Sounders put on a good show Tuesday night. Clint Dempsey scored two goals, and Seattle earned a 2-2 draw against Club America. Unfortunately for the Sounders, they gave up two leads in the game. Seattle heads to Mexico City needing a win to advance, so more of this from Dempsey would be appreciated.

Disappointed with result, D.C. United find silver linings in CONCACAF Champions League loss to Queretaro [Black and Red United]

D.C. United's CCL matchup didn't go as well on Tuesday. The game was goalless in the 70th minute, but Queretaro scored twice in the final 20 to take a commanding lead into the second leg at RFK Stadium.

3 things we learned from Arsenal's 2-0 defeat to Barcelona [SBN]

UEFA Champions League Round of 16 action continued Tuesday, and Arsenal had the unenviable task of hosting Barcelona. The Gunners held their own in a scoreless first half, but Lionel Messi proved to be too much with a second-half brace. Now Arsenal needs at least a 2-0 result of its own at Camp Nou if it wants to advance.

3 things we learned from Juventus coming back to draw Bayern Munich 2-2 [SBN]

In the other big game of the day, Juve rallied from a 2-0 second-half deficit to go into the second leg against Bayern all square. Juventus has the momentum, but Bayern has two important away goals.

Sepp Blatter: FBI investigating FIFA because U.S. missed 2022 World Cup [ESPN FC]

Well, U.S. authorities allege the 2022 World Cup was illegally bought by Qatar, so yeah, that's exactly right, Sepp.

What's happening in The A?

Philadelphia 76ers offered substantial trade package for Dennis Schröder, per report [Peachtree Hoops]

Philadelphia reportedly offered shooting guard Nik Stauskas, point guard Ish Smith, a player with an expiring guaranteed contract, and a 2016 first-round pick. That should tell you what head coach Mike Budenholzer thinks of Schröder in regards to the Hawks' future.

Could the Atlanta Hawks miss the playoffs? It isn't a crazy notion [Peachtree Hoops]

With eight losses in 12 games, this is where we find ourselves, Hawks fans.

Andruw Jones, John Schuerholz to be inducted into Atlanta Braves Hall of Fame [Talking Chop]

Weren't the '90s great?