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COLLEGE WOMEN: Conference Tournament Scoreboard (Nov. 4)

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Quarterfinals
Nov. 1 in Cary, N.C.
North Carolina 3 N.C. State 0
Boston College 1 Clemson 2
Florida State 2 Duke 0
Wake Forest 2 Virginia 1
Semifinals

Nov. 3 in Cary, N.C.

North Carolina 3 Clemson 0
Wake Forest 0 Florida State 0 (OT)
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PEACE QUEEN CUP: USA downs Matildas, 2-0

The USA got spectacular first-half finishes from Kristine Lilly (her 155th career goal) and Natasha Kai (making her first start) to defeat Australia, 2-0, Tuesday and remain in contention for a berth in the final of the 2006 Peace Queen Cup in South Korea.

Greg Ryan's Americans next face the Netherlands ...

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WORLD: Brazil gives up home games

Brazil's globetrotting national team is cutting back on its travel, going so far as to cut out all home friendlies.

After the Brazilian soccer federation (CBF) signed a $369 million deal with Nike in 1996, Brazil toured the world, building its brand as soccer's most famous national team. But European clubs objected to the wear and tear on its ...

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AMERICANS ABROAD: Beasley, Reyna start Man City win

DaMarcus Beasley made his first start for English Premier League club Manchester City on Monday, playing 71 minutes wide in midfield in a 1-0 win over Middlesbrough. The 24-year-old veteran of two World Cups, limited by injuries to two appearances off the bench since joining the Blues on loan from Dutch power PSV Eindhoven, was one of five lineup changes ...
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COPA AMERICA: How guest teams fared

The USA will take part in the 2007 Copa America, the world's oldest continental championship, which was launched in 1916 as the South American championship. Since 1993, the South American federation (Conmebol) has invited teams from outside the region. Here's how they've fared:
1993 Mexico (runner-up), USA (first round). Champion: Argentina
1995 USA (fourth place), Mexico (quarterfinals). Champion: Uruguay
1997 ...

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MLS: Evaluating the first-round format

Away goals or penalty kicks? Which is better?


When MLS drew up its playoff format, deputy commissioner Ivan Gazidis admitted that not using away goals as a tiebreaker increases the chances of overtime and penalty kicks. A league whose regular-season games are often lacking in drama selected a playoff scheme designed to ratchet up the intensity and suspense as much ...

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YOUTH: U-17s wrap up Argentina stay with win

The U.S. under-17 boys national team finished its month-long tour of Uruguay and Argentina with a 4-4-1 record.

The Americans finished second at the Torneo Internacional Sub-17 Provincia de San Luis and third at the Copa Ciudad de Rosario. In the final game of the tour, the U.S. U-17s defeated the Renato Cesarini Academy, 3-1. led the ...

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CORRECTION: No automatic bid for Pac-10


Despite clinching its first Pac-10 men's title on Sunday, California did not earn an automatic berth into the 48-team NCAA Division I Tournament, contrary to what was reported in Monday's College Soccer Reporter.

The Pac-10 lost its automatic berth this season. Cal, ranked No. 11 in the nation, is expected to receive an at-large berth, however.


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SCOUTING REPORT: NCAA Division II women's seeds


Play begins this week in the NCAA Division II men's and women's tournaments. The final fours for both men and women will be played the week of Nov. 16-19 in Pensacola, Fla.

Here's a look at the eight women's regional seeds. (Tomorrow: men's regional seeds.)

FRANKLIN PIERCE. Brazilian Gabriela Demoner ...
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TELEVISION: Conference championship viewing guide


The men's and women's regular seasons finish this weekend, and 15 Division I conference championships -- six men's and nine women's -- will televised.

The NCAA Division I men's and women's tournament fields will be announced on Monday, Nov. 6. The women's selections will be announced on ESPNEWS's 3-4 p.m. ET news slot. The men's selections will be ...

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LEADING SCORERS: NCAA D1 Men & Women


MEN
G PLAYER, SCHOOL, YEAR
20 Joseph Lapira, Notre Dame, Jr.
17 Joshua Okoampa, Wis.-Green Bay, Sr.
16 Steven Holloway, Monmouth, Sr.
16 Saidi Isaac, Winthrop, Jr.
16 Jeffrey Gonsalves, Rhode Island, Sr.
15 Charlie Davies, Boston College, Jr.
15 Riley O'Neill, Kentucky, Sr.
14 Tommy Krizanovic, Jacksonville, Sr.
14 Jarrod Smith, West Virginia, Sr.
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'Electric' Davies caps comeback with ACC award


Boston College's Charlie Davies, who missed all but one game of the 2005 college season, capped a comeback season by being named the 2006 ACC Offensive Player of the Year.

Davies leads all ACC players with 15 goals in 15 games and has the Eagles on the verge of making the NCAA Tournament after they went winless in ...

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COLLEGE MEN: Conference Tournament Scoreboard (Nov. 1)

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First Round
Oct. 31 in Boyds, Md.
Virginia Tech 3 N.C. State 4
Quarterfinals
Nov. 1
in Boyds, Md.
Wake Forest 0 North Carolina 0 (OT)
(Wake Forest wins 5-4 on penalties.)
Duke 2 N.C. State 1
Virginia 2 Clemson 0
Maryland 1 Boston College 0 (OT)
Semifinals
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NCAA DIVISION 2 WOMEN: First-Round Tournament Schedule

Northeast Region
Nov. 3 in West Chester, Pa.
West Chester (20-0-0) vs. Slippery Rock (12-6-1)
Indiana (Pa.) (14-6) vs. New Haven (12-4-4)
New England Region
Nov. 3 in Rindge, N.H.
Franklin Pierce (17-2-0) vs. Mass.-Lowell (10-5-3)
St. Rose (16-2-1) vs. Bryant (15-7-1)
Central Region
Nov. 3 in ...
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WORLD: Brazil's globetrotters harnessed



Brazil's globetrotting national team is cutting back on its travel, going so far as to cut out all home friendlies.

After the Brazilian soccer federation (CBF) signed a $369 million deal with Nike in 1996, Brazil toured the world, building its brand as soccer's most famous national team. But European clubs objected to the wear and tear ...

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