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July 18, 1999 | From Associated Press
Uruguay has earned a reputation as a giant-killer on its way to the finals of the Copa America. Now it plays for the title against the biggest giant of them all--Brazil. In emotion--if not technique--today's match is about as good as it gets. On one side, perennial favorite Brazil is the heavy favorite to repeat as Copa America champion and claim its sixth South American title.
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August 9, 1999 | GRAHAME L. JONES, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Soccer in Los Angeles grows more peculiar by the day. On Sunday, four of Mexico's leading club teams showed up at the Coliseum to begin a series of games that will qualify one team for. . . . a tournament in South America? Mexican teams playing games in the United States to reach an event in Argentina, Brazil, Uruguay, or wherever. Whatever will they think of next?
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April 22, 1992
There will be no sanctions against South American players who joined suspended star Diego Maradona in a charity game last week, soccer's international governing body ruled. FIFA said that the benefit match in Buenos Aires was an unofficial game, therefore Maradona's drug-related suspension was not an issue.
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July 18, 1999 | From Associated Press
Uruguay has earned a reputation as a giant-killer on its way to the finals of the Copa America. Now it plays for the title against the biggest giant of them all--Brazil. In emotion--if not technique--today's match is about as good as it gets. On one side, perennial favorite Brazil is the heavy favorite to repeat as Copa America champion and claim its sixth South American title.
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July 15, 1999 | GRAHAME L. JONES, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Defending champion Brazil had little trouble defeating Mexico, 2-0, in Ciudad del Este, Paraguay, Wednesday night to reach the final of the Copa America, South America's premier soccer tournament. First-half goals 17 minutes apart by Amoroso and Rivaldo were enough to end Mexico's challenge in front of a crowd of 10,000. Brazil will play Uruguay in Sunday's final.
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August 9, 1999 | GRAHAME L. JONES, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Soccer in Los Angeles grows more peculiar by the day. On Sunday, four of Mexico's leading club teams showed up at the Coliseum to begin a series of games that will qualify one team for. . . . a tournament in South America? Mexican teams playing games in the United States to reach an event in Argentina, Brazil, Uruguay, or wherever. Whatever will they think of next?
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July 15, 1999 | GRAHAME L. JONES, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Defending champion Brazil had little trouble defeating Mexico, 2-0, in Ciudad del Este, Paraguay, Wednesday night to reach the final of the Copa America, South America's premier soccer tournament. First-half goals 17 minutes apart by Amoroso and Rivaldo were enough to end Mexico's challenge in front of a crowd of 10,000. Brazil will play Uruguay in Sunday's final.
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November 29, 1992 | From Staff and Wire Reports
The United States was drawn Saturday night into a group with Ecuador, Uruguay and Venezuela for next year's America Cup, the South American soccer championship. The United States and Mexico were invited to the tournament representing CONCACAF, the soccer region for North and Central America and the Caribbean.
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