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The Hartford CourantTheir families and coaches brought them to Storrs when they were 9, 10, 11 years old. Long before they grew their first whiskers, Max Wasserman, Colin Bradley, Sean Weir — Connecticut's kids — wanted to play soccer at UConn for the coach...
Giorgio Chinaglia, 65, an Italian soccer great who was a star with the New York Cosmos in the 1970s, died Sunday at his home in Naples, Fla., after suffering a heart attack, his family announced. Chinaglia helped the Lazio club team win its first Italian...
Tags: Organized Crime, Sports, Soccer, FIFA World Cup, Heart Attack
While NFL owners and players appear to be inching toward a resolution of the league's long lockout, a group of retired players is clamoring to be more involved in the discussions. The group filed a class-action complaint against the owners and current...
The Fabulous ForumAfter Bayern Munich on Saturday lost its third match in a row for the first time in more than a decade, the German club said it would consider what action to take in order "to stop the rot." On Monday......
The Fabulous ForumMohamed Bin Hammam, the 61-year-old Qatari who is president of the Asian Football Confederation, announced Friday that he will try to unseat Joseph "Sepp" Blatter as the president of FIFA, world soccer's governing body. Making the announcement in Kuala...
The Fabulous ForumNew York and Germany are deep in snow at this time of year, but they apparently still offer greener pastures than Los Angeles for the Galaxy's Cobi Jones and Edson Buddle. Jones, the Galaxy's former star winger and current assistant......
The Fabulous ForumApparently, Franz Beckenbauer still hasn't gotten over that loss in 1966. You know the one: England 4, West Germany 2 (OT), in London in the final of the World Cup 44 years ago. The German legend, one of only two......
Times Staff WriterIt's not Zidane-head-butt-to-the-chest invigorating, but the documentary "Once in a Lifetime: The Extraordinary Story of the New York Cosmos" does provide an exuberant look at a heady moment in America's soccer past that is well worth remembering....
Los Angeles Times Staff WritersGROUP A DENMARK World Cup Record: Played 9, won 5, lost 3, tied 1, goals for 19, goals against 13. Best Finish: Quarterfinalist, 1998. 1998 Showing: Lost in the quarterfinals to Brazil. Coach: Morten Olsen. Played on the "Danish Dynamite" team that...
Sun Foreign StaffMUNICH, Germany - Here where Joseph Ratzinger once presided as archbishop and later cardinal, people say his elevation to Pope Benedict XVI is a cause for celebration. But then, the people of Munich think that pretty much everything is a cause for...
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