By John C. Fredriksen
American army Leaders includes over four hundred A-Z biographies of people reminiscent of Admiral Elmo Zumwalt, who ended 1000s of years of culture via permitting ladies to serve on army ships; and, Francis Marion, the Swamp Fox, whose principles of clandestine conflict are nonetheless via the U.S. distinctive Forces.Coverage facilities at the striking generals, sergeants, fighter aces, militiamen, theorists, medical professionals, and nurses who make up America's army heritage. This quantity provides their backgrounds, contributions, and value to America's fortunes in battle. This name additionally cites works for extra study, features a checklist of leaders equipped by means of their army titles, and a entire index.
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Sara Whalen replaced Akers as the game went into extra time. The first team to score would win the game. China came close in the 100th minute. Liu Ying curled a corner kick from the left side. Teammate Fan Yunjie headed it toward goal. Scurry was out of position. The crowd gasped. But Christine Lilly was guarding the near post and headed the ball off the line. After 120 minutes, the score was still 0–0. indd 33 10/3/14 2:02 PM US goalie Briana Scurry blocks Liu Ying’s shot during the shootout in the 1999 World Cup final.
Instead, the Women’s World Cup made approximately $2 million. ” Many were household names. Major companies signed them to endorsement contracts. Mia Hamm was the face of the team. But Brandi Chastain provided the lasting image of the tournament. Soccer boosters saw the 1999 World Cup as a turning point for women’s sports. Title IX had been in effect for more than 25 years. Generations of US girls had grown up playing sports. Some of those girls developed into world-class athletes. Now, for the first time, women’s team sports had a high-profile championship.
Indd 47 10/3/14 2:02 PM INDEX Akers, Michelle, 12–13, 25, 28, 32–33 Australia, 13 Chastain, Brandi, 13, 23, 25, 27, 34–36, 40 MacMillan, Shannon, 13, 25, 27 Major League Soccer (MLS), 17, 18 Messing, Marla, 17–19, 21 Title IX, 11, 40, 42 US Soccer Federation (USSF), 14, 17, 19 Mexico, 20, 41 Venturini, Tisha, 25 China, 5, 6, 15, 21, 24, 31–35, 41 Milbrett, Tiffeny, 12, 25, 27, 32 Wambach, Abby, 42 Clinton, Bill, 27, 32, 36 National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL), 41 Wen, Sun, 32, 35 Nigeria, 24–25 Wiegmann, Bettina, 27 Denmark, 23 DiCicco, Tony, 9, 12–13, 14, 25, 34 Okosieme, Nkiru, 24 Whalen, Sara, 25, 33 Women’s World Cup 1991, 5, 11, 12 England, 13 Olympic Games, 5, 6, 7–9, 12, 15, 18, 29, 42 Fawcett, Joy, 13, 27 Ouying, Zhang, 35 Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), 8, 18, 19, 39, 40 Overbeck, Carla, 13, 14 1999, 8, 14–15, 17–21, 23–29, 31–36, 39–43 Parlow, Cindy, 13, 27 World Cup (men’s) Foudy, Julie, 7–8, 12, 24–25 professional women’s soccer, 7, 41 1994, 7, 17, 19, 23 Garnett, Kevin, 35 Gregg, Lauren, 34 Hamm, Mia, 12–14, 23, 25, 31, 35, 40 Hong, Gao, 35 Jordan, Michael, 13 Letterman, David, 25 Roberts, Tiffany, 25 Rothenberg, Alan, 17–19 1994, 7, 17, 19, 23 1995, 12 2014, 39 Ying, Liu, 33, 34–35 Yunjie, Fan, 33 Scurry, Briana, 24, 27, 28, 32–33, 35 Sobrero, Kate, 25 Solo, Hope, 42 South Korea, 13 Lilly, Kristine, 12, 24, 33, 35 ABOUT THE AUTHOR Brian Trusdell has covered soccer for more than 30 years, beginning in 1980 with the Pittsburgh Spirit in the MISL.