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February 12, 1998 | GRAHAME L. JONES, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Vision is a word that has a special meaning in sports. It has nothing to do with eyesight, but refers instead to a player's ability to instantly see the range of options open to him on the field at any given moment. Eddie Pope has great vision. If he did not, he would not have been selected as Major League Soccer's defender of the year in 1997. Nor, on Wednesday, would he have been the surprising--and surprisingly popular--winner of the Honda player-of-the-year award as the U.S.
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February 12, 1998 | GRAHAME L. JONES, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Vision is a word that has a special meaning in sports. It has nothing to do with eyesight, but refers instead to a player's ability to instantly see the range of options open to him on the field at any given moment. Eddie Pope has great vision. If he did not, he would not have been selected as Major League Soccer's defender of the year in 1997. Nor, on Wednesday, would he have been the surprising--and surprisingly popular--winner of the Honda player-of-the-year award as the U.S.
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September 25, 1996 | From Associated Press
Peter Vermes scored in the 11th round of a shootout Tuesday night to give New York-New Jersey a 3-2 victory over D.C. United in the first game of the MLS Eastern Conference playoff series. Vermes' low bouncing shot eluded goalkeeper Jeff Causey, giving the MetroStars a 6-5 edge in the shootout. New York-New Jersey can wrap up the best-of-three first-round series Friday night at Washington. Giovanni Savarese tied it 2-2 in the 75th minute, a minute after he entered the game as a substitute.
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December 15, 1998 | Associated Press
Midfielder Cobi Jones was honored Monday as Honda player of the year, presented annually to the top performer on the U.S. men's national soccer team. "It's a great feeling to win," Jones said after a ceremony at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. "Every player likes to be acknowledged in some shape or form that what they're doing is the right thing." Jones received 67 first-place votes and 271 points from a panel of more than 200 print and broadcast reporters.
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June 19, 1999 | DAVID WHARTON
at D.C. United 4:30 PDT Fox Sp. West 2, Ch. 52 * Site--RFK Stadium. * Radio--KRLA (1110), KTNQ (1020). * Records--Galaxy 7-6, D.C. United 10-4. * Update--Cobi Jones and Robin Fraser return after helping the U.S. national team to a stirring 1-0 victory over Argentina. Now Jones gets a chance to play beside Carlos Hermosillo, recently arrived from the Mexican first division, for the first time this season. While the Galaxy is sound and rested, the same cannot be said for D.C. United.
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July 11, 1999 | SCOTT MOE
at New England / 10 a.m. PDT, Channel 34 * Site--Foxboro (Mass.) Stadium. * Radio--KTNQ (1020), KRLA (1110), KCTD (1540). * Records--Galaxy 9-7, 21 points; Revolution 8-8, 18 points. * Record vs. Revolution--1-0. * Update--Galaxy defender Paul Caligiuri will not start because of a strained groin suffered at Tampa Bay two weeks ago. Caligiuri played against Miami on July 4, but said he's not at full strength.
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November 1, 1999 | From Associated Press
Jaime Moreno scored his third goal in the playoffs and Ben Olsen scored his first Sunday as Washington D.C. United beat the Columbus Crew, 2-1, before 14,529 at Washington in the first game of their best-of-three series for the Eastern Conference title. Game 2 is next Sunday in Columbus, Ohio, as Washington seeks its fourth conference title in a row.
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February 11, 2006 | Grahame L. Jones
Taylor Twellman, who had scored three goals against Norway in a 5-0 victory a week earlier, had a goal and two assists Friday night as the United States defeated Japan, 3-2, in an international soccer friendly in front of 37,952 at SBC Park in San Francisco. Twellman's goal came on a header off a corner kick from Landon Donovan in the 50th minute. With the assist, Donovan tied the U.S. record of 22 in a career held by Cobi Jones. The U.S.
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November 2, 2003 | From Associated Press
Rookie Pat Noonan and Dario Fabbro each scored a goal to lead the New England Revolution to a 2-0 victory over the MetroStars in the opening round of the MLS playoffs Saturday night in front of 10,211 at East Rutherford, N.J. The two-game series switches to Foxboro, Mass., for a second match next Sunday. Under the league's new playoff format, the team with the most goals in the two games advances to the Eastern Conference finals.
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