Names In The News
Second Bundesliga club 1860 Munich released head coach REINER MAURER on Saturday evening. ALEXANDER SCHMIDT, who has been the club's U-21 coach since the start of the season, was appointed as Maurer's successor (DPA, 11/18). ... Austrian hockey club EC Red Bull Salzburg signed NHL Boston Bruins defenseman JOHNNY BOYCHUK during the league's lockout. In addition, league opponent KAC acquired NHL Anaheim Ducks player ANDREW COGLIANO (KURIER, 11/17). ... Brazil beat Spain 3-2 in overtime in the FIFA Futsal World Cup final on Sunday. Brazilian NETO scored the game winner with 20 seconds left to play in the overtime period (IG, 11/18). ... F1 driver MICHAEL SCHUMACHER has bought a 200-hectare ranch in Texas, with stabling for 36 horses. CORINNA SCHUMACHER, the wife of the 43-year-old seven-time world champion, "has already started to breed riding horses at the property" (AUTO WEEK, 11/16).