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Published April 28, 1998
The U.S. women's national soccer team defeated Argentina 7-0 in front of 14,608 fans Sunday at Spartan Stadium in San Jose, CA. This came two days after the U.S. team first beat Argentina Friday night in front of a sell- out crowd of over 10,000 at Fullerton, CA. The 14,608 in San Jose is the second-largest non-Olympic crowd in U.S. women's national team history, and the weekend total of 24,707 was a record high for the team (U.S. Soccer). NOTES: In Toronto, Jim Proudfoot writes that the AHL is studying the "possible creation" of a new Canadian division with teams in Toronto, Montreal, Hamilton and Quebec City (TORONTO STAR, 4/28)....Also in Toronto, Frank Zicarelli writes that sources "indicate" that NBA players "are willing to undergo marijuana testing only if every NBA official, coach and front-office worker are subject to the same testing" (TORONTO SUN, 4/28).....UNC junior Antawn Jamison declared himself eligible for the NBA Draft and said that even the possibility of an NBA lockout won't deter him. Although he has until a week before the Draft to change his mind, Jamison said, "I decided to leave and I'm going to stick with leaving. No matter what happens, there's no turning back now" (CHARLOTTE OBSERVER, 4/28).