Letters: Aug. 9, 1999

FLAT-OUT FANTASTIC

"Never have I seen such courage, athleticism and grace as in the U.S. women's soccer team. They are truly a national treasure." ANDREW DEAN Talent, Ore.

Looking at your exuberant photos of the championship game [SPORT, July 19], I could feel the excitement of these wonderful young women athletes as they won the World Cup in soccer. The U.S. players were not favored over China, but they proved they had determination and heart. They are indeed America's newest dream team. TOM WAKEN Oklahoma City, Okla.

Because I attended the World Cup final on July 10 instead of going to...

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