June 8, 1990 |
Stanislav Griga, one of Czechoslovakia's forwards, will miss Sunday's World Cup soccer game with the United States because of a one-game suspension. Griga was ejected from the Czechs' scoreless tie against Portugal on Nov. 15, the team's last World Cup qualifying match. Griga, a 28-year-old who plays for Feyenoord of Rotterdam in the Netherlands' first division, has eight goals in 31 international appearances.
July 7, 1998 |
German police arrested a 24-year-old man suspected of brutally beating a French policeman after a World Cup soccer game last month. The suspect was arrested at his Hamburg home and taken to Hanover, the prosecutor's office in Hanover said in a statement. The suspect admits being in Lens, where the attack took place, but has denied he beat or kicked the policeman, Daniel Nivel. Nivel was hit on the head with an iron bar and remains in a coma.
June 25, 1994 |
The Civil War is fought on two fronts this weekend, starting with TNT's presentation of the two-part drama "Gettysburg," which was released in theaters last year. Martin Sheen, Tom Berenger, Jeff Daniels and Sam Elliott star, Sunday at 5 and 8 p.m. Part 2 airs Monday. Also, Ken Burns' chronicle "The Civil War," a 1990 documentary, begins Sunday at 8 p.m. on KCET-TV Channel 28 and KPBS-TV Channel 15, and at 7 p.m. on KVCR-TV Channel 24. Domestic violence and the O. J.
July 22, 1994
The final World Cup soccer game, in which Italy squared off against Brazil, was the most-watched of all the World Cup games on television from June 18 through July 17. Top 10 World Cup events, ranked by average audience percentage: Rank Program Ntwk. Air date Aud. 1 Italy vs. Brazil ABC July 17 9.5 2 Brazil vs. U.S. ABC July 4 9.3 3 Romania vs. U.S. ABC June 26 6.8 4 U.S. vs. Switzerland ABC June 18 5.0 5 Brazil vs. Netherlands ABC July 9 4.1 Tie Romania vs. Sweden ABC July 10 4.
July 25, 1989 |
The postponed World Cup qualifying soccer game between the United States and El Salvador will be played in Honduras on Sept. 17, an official for the sport's international governing body said today. The official, who requested anonymity, said members of the governing body also decided that the final round of qualifying matches in the Asian section of the tournament will take place in Singapore from Oct. 12 to 29.