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July 24, 1994 | LISA DILLMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In considering who will play in the fledgling organization known as Major League Soccer, perhaps the simplest and quickest way of defining the situation is to answer the question with a question. Who won't play? For starters, we'll take a look at the World Cup roster of the U.S. national team and start crossing off players who have been under contract and might be returning to teams in Mexico and Europe.
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July 27, 1994 | From Associated Press
The Seahawks will play at Husky Stadium and the Mariners might head to Tacoma while crews scrape loose ceiling tiles off the Kingdome. Because of the stadium's week-old tile problem, the Seahawks said Tuesday they will move their home exhibition opener on Aug. 13 against Tampa Bay to the University of Washington's stadium. The Mariners are awaiting complete league and union approval to use Tacoma's Cheney Stadium for their Aug. 2-10 home stand, which includes three games against the Angels.
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January 23, 1992 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Cuban President Fidel Castro, speaking at an awards ceremony in Mexico City, said his country will send a team to the Barcelona Olympics, but it will be smaller team than usual and will concentrate on sports in which the country had its best chances to win medals.
SPORTS
September 8, 1992 | JIM MURRAY
Rams 7, Buffalo 40. Raiders 13, Denver 17. Trojans 31, San Diego State (San Diego State?) 31. Dodgers in last place, 26 1/2 games out. Angels near next-to-last, 17 1/2 games out. Lakers fading, Bruins praying. What has happened? When did we go from being the sports capital of the universe to being the sports cellar of the universe? Hey, a Chuck Knox team doesn't lose by 33 points. The other guys don't get the ball that much. Knox teams lose --if they lose -- 17-14 , 21-20.
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September 29, 1992 | JIM MURRAY
Sometimes I think I'll be getting out of the business just at the right time. Man and boy, I've been going into press boxes for (mumble, mumble) years. Quite a few. These attachments to their playing fields were built by sports owners sometime around the turn of the last century because they realized the importance of the press to the box office. Baseball is an acquired taste. As are other sports. The press box was the sportswriters' and sportscasters' domain. They ran them.
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December 18, 1993 | ROSS NEWHAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
They were the hottest bobsled team on the World Cup circuit last winter, but now only Brian Shimer, the driver of USA I, is hot. Hot as in angry, and frustrated over a disappointing World Cup campaign that has him questioning the dedication of his three sled mates. He fears his hopes of ending a 36-year Olympic medal drought by the United States might be slipping away.
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