Denise Kiernan

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  • 16 years ago

    He's been called the second coming. OK, the second coming of former NFL commish Pete Rozelle . . . but still. In a country still reluctant to embrace soccer beyond suburban kiddie leagues, new Major League Soccer commissioner Don Garber will hardl...

  • 16 years ago

    Pasadena, California— It was your typical summer affair: fast, furious, and passionate; lovers swept away and full of promise for something with long-term potential. Much more than a tryst, the affair built to a climax that couldn't have been...

  • 16 years ago

    David Letterman may refer to them as "babe city," and they are increasingly put in a sexual context (Ed: see Jockbeat for our comments on a flat-out sexist portrayal), but the women of the United States National Team are usually seen in a much mor...

  • 17 years ago

    Foxboro, Massachusetts— For those of you just tuning in to watch the U.S. squad in the 1999 Women's World Cup, there have been no big surprises, and no real challenges. The most compelling moments of the first round came at the beginning of t...

  • 17 years ago

    Standing in the middle of Giants Stadium in the moments before the opening match of the 1999 Women's World Cup, U.S. forward Tiffeny Milbrett had no solid plans to go beyond pregame pleasantries when team captain Carla Overbeck introduced her to F...

  • 17 years ago

    It all gets rolling on June 19, when the United States meets Denmark to kick off the 16-team tourney at the Meadowlands. Ticket sales have already surpassed the most optimistic of expectations, with more than 500,000 already sold. Only nosebleeds ...


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