• MLS: Championship telecast garners 1.8 rating
    The overnight rating for MLS Cup æ97 was a 1.8. The final rating for last yearÆs D.C. United-Los Angeles final was a 1.4. That means 1.8 percent of all households watched the game. Four percent of all households watching television were tuned into the game. Overnight ratings (MLS markets) Washington, D.C. 4.9 Denver 3.5 Columbus 2.6 New York 2.1 Los Angeles 2.0 Dallas 1.8 Boston 1.7 Kansas City 1.6 San Francisco 1.6 Chicago 1.5 Miami 1.1 Tampa 0.4
  • World Cup '98 Qualifying Results: Asia (Oct. 31)
    Group A Oct. 31 in Dalian China 2 (Gao Feng 22, Fan Zhiyi 82) Qatar 3 (Al-Naemi 45, Al-Enazi 55, Al-Kuwart 60). Half: 1-1. Att.: n/a. Oct. 31 in Tehran Iran 0 Kuwait 0. Att.: 100,000. TEAM GP W T L GF GA P Iran 7 3 3 1 13 6 12 S. Arabia 6 3 1 2 6 5 10 Kuwait 7 2 2 3 7 7 8 China 6 2 1 3 9 13 7 Qatar 6 2 1 3 5 9 7 SCHEDULE Nov. 6 -- Saudi Arabia vs. China. Nov. 7 -- ...
  • MLS: Available Players for Expansion Draft Announced
    Major League Soccer's 10 charter teams today turned in their list of players who will be available for the league's 1998 Expansion Draft. The Chicago Fire and Miami Fusion, the league's two 1998 expansion teams, will participate in the 12-round draft on Thursday, November 6 at 1:00 p.m. ET. On Oct. 24, Chicago won the right to pick first in each of the 12 rounds of the 1998 MLS Expansion Draft. Each of the 10 charter MLS teams were required to make a minimum of 10 players available to the 1998 Expansion Draft; teams which exceed the limit of the ...
  • College: NAIA Women's National Rankings
    Note: through games of Oct. 26 Rank/School Record Points 1. Mobile 15-0-0 450 2. Simon Fraser 12-3-1 425 3. Westmont 14-3-0 413 4. Brewton-Parker 11-2-1 390 5. Rockhurst 14-3-1 375 6. St. Mary (Neb.) 14-2-0 324 7. Berry 9-4-1 320 8. Houghton 14-1-0 312 9. Willamette 13-2-1 310 10. Lindenwood 14-1-3 291 11. Findlay 12-4-1 284 12. Azusa Pacific 13-5-0 267 13. Incarnate Word 11-2-2 224 14. Transylvania 17-2-0 194 15. Lindsey Wilson 11-3-1 190 16. Park 14-5-0 169 17. Seattle 13-3-2 153 18. Green Mountain 11-4-0 133 19. Nebraska Wesleyan 13-4-0 101 20. So. Nazarene 11-7-0 ...
  • College: NAIA Men's National Rankings
    Note: through games of Oct. 26 Rank/School Record Points 1. Lindsey Wilson 12-1-1 442 2. Rockhurst 15-2-0 422 3. Illinois-Springfield 14-3-0 401 4. William Carey 14-2-0 398 5. Azusa Pacific 15-2-0 344 6. Seattle 15-1-1 335 7. Life 15-3-0 332 8. Houghton 14-3-0 330 9. Birmingham-Southern 12-3-0 299 10. Mobile 11-5-0 295 11. Incarnate Word 12-2-1 244 12. Westmar 11-3-1 237 13. Harris-Stowe St. 15-2-0 212 14. Fresno Pacific 12-1-2 204 15. Simon Fraser 10-4-0 196 16. Belhaven 14-4-1 187 17. Auburn-Montgomery 9-7-2 161 18. Geneva 14-3-0 144 19. Dominican 13-3-0 124 20. Westmont 10-4-2 101 21. ...
  • MLS: D.C. assistant Bradley named Fire head coach
    Bob Bradley, the top assistant coach for two-time MLS champion D.C. United, was named the first head coach and Director of Soccer Operations for the Chicago Fire, the team announced Oct. 30. "We are very fortunate to have Bob as our team leader," said Fire GM Peter Wilt. "He has the qualities we felt we needed in a head coach; he knows MLS players and A-League players very well, he has been extremely successful on the collegiate and professional level, and he is a winner. We will rely on him to direct the soccer side of the organization." Bradley, 39, ...
  • Dallas wins U.S. Open Cup
    Oct. 29 in Indianapolis D.C. United 0 Dallas 0 (Dallas wins 5-3 on penalties). D.C. United -- Garlick (Presthus, 119), Vaudreuil, Peay, Gori, Llamosa, Williams, Maessner (Iroha, 46), Etcheverry, Sanneh (Kamler, 75), Diaz Arce, Moreno. Dallas -- Dodd, Soehn, Webber, Pollard, Farrer (Rodriguez, 68), Santel (Kreis, 100), Eck, Peinado, Sutter, Elliott (Alvarez, 73), Washington. Penalty shootout: Dallas -- Alvarez (goal), Kreis (goal), Sutter (goal), Peinado (goal), Rodriguez (goal); D.C. United -- Etcheverry (goal), Diaz Arce (high), Moreno (goal), Iroha (goal). Yellow cards: D.C. United -- Moreno 70, Etcheverry 95; Dallas -- Santel 12, Alvarez 105. Referee: Rich Grady. Att.: 9,776.
  • Dallas wins U.S. Open Cup
    Oct. 29 in Indianapolis D.C. United 0 Dallas 0 (Dallas wins 5-3 on penalties). D.C. United -- Garlick (Presthus, 119), Vaudreuil, Peay, Gori, Llamosa, Williams, Maessner (Iroha, 46), Etcheverry, Sanneh (Kamler, 75), Diaz Arce, Moreno. Dallas -- Dodd, Soehn, Webber, Pollard, Farrer (Rodriguez, 68), Santel (Kreis, 100), Eck, Peinado, Sutter, Elliott (Alvarez, 73), Washington. Penalty shootout: Dallas -- Alvarez (goal), Kreis (goal), Sutter (goal), Peinado (goal), Rodriguez (goal); D.C. United -- Etcheverry (goal), Diaz Arce (high), Moreno (goal), Iroha (goal). Yellow cards: D.C. United -- Moreno 70, Etcheverry 95; Dallas -- Santel 12, Alvarez 105. Referee: Rich Grady. Att.: 9,776.
  • College: NSCAA/Umbro Select Women's Rankings
    Women's NCAA Division I School Record Pts. 1 North Carolina 17-0-1 298 2 Notre Dame 16-0-1 290 3 Portland 11-3-0 276 4 Connecticut 16-2-0 256 4 Santa Clara 14-1-1 256 6 Texas A & M 15-2-0 250 7 Nebraska 15-2-0 224 8 Virginia 12-2-2 214 9 Duke 13-3-0 204 10 Minnesota 15-1-1 192 11 Hartford 13-1-1 170 12 Michigan 15-2-1 154 13 Florida 14-2-1 152 14 William & Mary 13-4-0 148 15 Clemson 11-5-0 144 16 Massachusetts 15-2-0 126 17 SMU 13-4-0 114 18 Maryland 9-5-2 110 19 BYU 16-1-0 80 20 Harvard 9-3-2 50 21 ...
  • MLS: Fusion names Leandro Stillitano as GM
    Leandro Stillitano, former Director of Marketing and Sales for the MetroStars, has been named the first Vice President and General Manager of the Miami Fusion, team investor-operator Kenneth Horowitz announced Oct. 29. Stillitano, 38, arrives in South Florida after two highly successful years with the MetroStars. With the Fusion, he will direct the overall operation of the team, including sales, marketing, broadcasting, media and community relations, and soccer operations. "I am honored to have the opportunity to be associated with such a first-class organization," said Stillitano. "Mr. Horowitz and his ownership group are committed to the sport of soccer and ...
  • College: Men's Division I Scores
    Men's NCAA Division I New York Region 1 St. Johns 50 13-2-2 DH Notre Dame 1-0, DH WVU 1-0, DH Georgetown 1-0 2 St. Francis 43 13-4-1 DH Marist 4-0 3 Cornell 42 6-3-3 DH Hartwick 1-0, LA Dartmouth 0-2 4 Iona 33 11-5-0 LA Fullerton 3-4, LN Irvine 1-3 5 St. Bonaventure 28 10-6-0 DH St. JosephÆs 3-0, DH Temple 3-0 6 Hartwick 24 7-7-1 LA Cornell 0-1, DH Adelphi 2-0 6 Hofstra 24 12-3-2 DH Colgate 2-0 8 Colgate 14 6-6-3 LA Hofstra 0-2 9 Army 11 7-7-0 LH Navy 3-4 10 LIU 3 8-8-0 DA Siena 6-0, ...
  • MLS: Expansion draft to be held Nov. 6
    Here is more information about the MLS Expansion Draft: ò The draft will be held by teleconference Nov. 6 at 1:00 pm (ET). ò Chicago picks first and Miami second. Miami has the choice of first-pick in '98 supplemental or college draft this winter. ò Each teams picks 12 players. ò The 10 existing clubs must submit the list of players it will expose: 10 players, of which nine must be American players, to the league office by noon (ET) on Oct. 30. ò After a club loses a player, it can protect an additional player. ò No club can ...
  • College: NSCAA/Umbro Select Men's Rankings
    College: NSCAA/Umbro Select Men's Rankings NSCAA/Umbro Men's NCAA Division I School Record Pts. 1 Indiana 16-0-0 760 2 Stanford 13-0-2 713 3 Virginia 10-2-3 636 4 St. JohnÆs 13-2-2 617 5 So. Methodist 12-2-0 593 6 Duke 13-3-0 571 7 Washington 11-2-2 563 8 American 9-3-3 487 9 UCLA 13-2-0 420 10 South Carolina 9-2-1 405 11 Creighton 11-3-1 375 12 Dartmouth 7-1-3 350 13 William & Mary 11-2-1 332 14 Maryland 11-3-1 253 15 Clemson 8-4-3 156 16 Saint Louis 10-4-3 154 17 Marquette 10-4-2 125 18 N.C. State 10-4-0 107 19 J. Madison ...
  • College: Men's Division III Scores
    Men's NCAA Division III Far West/North Central Region 1 Macalester 11-0-3 DH St. MaryÆs 2-0, DA Gustavus 1-0 (OT) 2 Cal Lutheran 13-2-1 DA Claremont 4-2, DA Redlands 3-0 3 UC San Diego 10-3-2 LH San Diego 1-5 4 Colorado College 10-6-0 5 Gustavus 10-5-0 LA Augsburg 1-2, LH Macalester 0-1 (OT) 6 Claremont 11-4-0 LH Cal Lutheran 2-4, DH Pomona 5-0 6 Chapman 11-5-1 DH MasterÆs 2-1, LA Christ. Hert. 3-4 8 Concordia 10-5-0 DA Bethel 2-1 (OT), LA Trinity 1-4, DA SW Texas 3-1 9 Carleton 11-4-1 DH Hamline 3-0, DH St. Olaf 1-0 10 Pomona 9-4-1 DH ...
  • Contents: Soccer America Nov. 10, 1997 issue
    Features D.C. United Wins In Rainy Day Of Deja Vu By Ridge Mahoney Myernick Inspires Underdog Colorado By Ridge Mahoney A Capital Fiesta Closes Year Two For MLS By Duncan Irving In Wake Of Final, 1998 MLS Plans Take Shape By Duncan Irving Iain Fraser Makes Stand For PlayersÆ Freedom By Doug Cress Racial Divisions Exist With No End Near By Doug Cress Lack Of Coordination Stifles Inner-City Progress By Doug Cress Columns Soccer Talk -- The false implications of hard-work talk By Paul Gardner Departments Up Front RefereeÆs Corner Q&A: Bob Lenarduzzi Q&A: Jimmy Banks Q&A: Lenny Wright ...