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May 10, 1990 | From Associated Press
Soccer players from Brazil's national team reacted with horror upon hearing that Italy Coach Azeglio Vicini will bar his players from sexual activity during the World Cup. Renato, a reserve striker with one name and a bent for amateur psychology, predicted if Italian players were forced to abstain from sex, training-camp workouts could be plagued by tension and even fights. "The blood rises . . . " he said at the team's training camp in Teresopolis, Brazil.
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July 13, 1994 | JULIE CART
At Rose Bowl Pasadena Sweden vs. Brazil * TIME: 4:30 p.m. PDT * TV: ESPN, Univision * KEY MATCHUPS: Everyone talks about Brazil's showy front line but never its defense. Sweden is praised for its defense but hardly ever for its offensive threat. In fact, however, these are the best balanced teams in the tournament, although they employ widely differing styles. Brazil will attack, using the tandem of Bebeto and Romario to probe Sweden's resolute zone defense.
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October 5, 2006 | From the Associated Press
A federal appeals court in San Francisco has ordered Barry Bonds' personal trainer to be released from prison by 5 p.m. today unless a lower court again holds him in contempt for refusing to testify before a grand jury investigating the Giants slugger for perjury.
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March 26, 2001 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Andy Roddick, an 18-year-old from Boca Raton, Fla. lived up to the hopes for the next generation of U.S. men's tennis Sunday, upsetting Pete Sampras, 7-6 (2), 6-3, in the third round of the Ericsson Open at Key Biscayne, Fla. "Definitely the future of American tennis is looking very good," Sampras said. Roddick didn't waver down the stretch, losing only two points on his serve in the second set. His forehand kept Sampras pinned deep, and he whacked six return winners.
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July 13, 1994 | MIKE DOWNEY
Brazilians have come to Nutwood. Hundreds of them. It is the name of the street in Fullerton where the fun-loving soccer players of Brazil are being lodged, directly across the street from Texas Loosey's chili parlor, where the women employees wear cowboy hats and bathing suits.
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August 1, 1998 | JOHN DART, TIMES STAFF WRITER
After centuries of Western missionaries preaching Christianity in Africa, Asia and Latin America, "reverse missionaries" from the Third World are now quietly moving into America and across the globe in a religious about-face that turns the historical stereotype on its head.
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