August 13, 1995 |
Soccer players who repeatedly hit the ball with their head suffer a mild form of the same mental impairment that afflicts boxers who have received multiple concussions, according to a new report presented Saturday in New York.
April 6, 1990 |
Imagine that you're a female scientist in Antarctica and that you're getting a bit cabin feverish after two years on the ice. One of your colleagues, a control freak who knows no biology, insists that you caused the deaths of three male workers who couldn't resist sleeping with you on the night you arrived. (Something to do with germs and different body temperatures.) Now, a new attractive male has arrived. What do you do?
April 9, 1996 |
The Arizona Cardinals signed one aging quarterback Monday and got rid of another, signing Boomer Esiason and releasing Dave Krieg. Esiason, who turns 35 next week, had called the Cardinals and lobbied for the job. He spent the last three years with the New York Jets, who had made it clear they wouldn't re-sign him after spending $25 million over five years for Neil O'Donnell. Terms weren't disclosed, but Esiason told the Cardinals he would play for far less than the $2.
July 15, 1994 |
Where are the women? This is what I wonder most. As I watch (and watch and watch) these patriot games, these World Cup shoot-'em-ups, I am aware of their many similarities to the Olympics, the same rich pageantry, the same painted faces, the same love for fatherland or motherland. There is only one thing missing. Well, a whole lot of one thing, actually. The women. Next summer in Sweden, the second world championships of women's soccer will be contested.
November 12, 1996 |
No doubt, USC football has been unstoppable at the Coliseum this season. OK, that's futbol--as in soccer. In its fourth season, and under its second coach, USC's women's soccer team has hit its stride. By defeating Pepperdine, 2-0, on Sunday afternoon, USC finished its most successful season with a 14-5 record and 5-0 at the Coliseum, although it was not chosen for the NCAA tournament. "It's great playing [at the Coliseum]," said Jim Millinder, USC's coach. "There's so much tradition here.
September 14, 1993 |
There was a time when UCLA was a men's soccer power. According to the polls, that time has passed. UCLA, which has advanced to at least the quarterfinals of the NCAA tournament in each of the last four years and won the national title in 1990, is ranked 16th by Soccer America. The Bruins lost six senior starters from last season, among them All-Americans Joe-Max Moore and Brad Friedel, both of whom are playing with the U.S. national team.