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 Latin American and Caribbean Center   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Greater Miami is comprised of the City of Miami, unincorporated Dade County and 29 municipalities.
Miami is also the home of five major league sports teams: the Miami Heat, the Florida Marlins, the Miami Dolphins, the Florida Panthers and the newly formed major league soccer team, the Miami Fusion.
Miami is also the cruise capital of the world, handling approximately 3 million cruise passengers each year.
www.fiu.edu /orgs/lacc/miami/index.html   (617 words)

 Miami Fusion (1998-2001)
In the playoffs, the Fusion would easily be swept by DC United.
Similar to their previous year, the Fusion would struggle out of the gate before catching fir in the middle of the summer.
The next round would see the Fusion give the San Jose Earthquakes all they could handle before falling to a Troy Dayak overtime goal in a series tiebreaker, Little did anyone realize this would be the Fusion's final game ever.
www.sportsecyclopedia.com /mls/miami/fusion.html   (387 words)

Miami is considered a cultural melting pot due to the large Latin American population.
Miami Dolphins, the Miami Heat, the Miami Sol, the Florida Panthers, the Miami Fusion and the Florida Marlins.
The University of Miami and Florida International University[?] are in the Miami metropolitan area.
www.miami-guide.com /index.htm   (565 words)

 Miami Fusion - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Miami Fusion F.C. was a professional soccer club located in Fort Lauderdale, Florida that participated in Major League Soccer from 1998 to 2001.
The club played in Lockhart Stadium, which was a former high school stadium converted into a soccer-specific stadium.
Major League Soccer's contraction following the 2001 season reduced the league from 12 to 10 teams, with the Miami Fusion and their fellow Floridians, the Tampa Bay Mutiny, ceasing operations.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Miami_Fusion   (143 words)

 AllSports' MLS Miami Fusion   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Colombian F Diego Serna was voted the league's Fujifilm Player of the Week for leading the Fusion to a 3-1 victory at D.C. United which clinched the fourth and final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference.
With two goals and an assist at D.C., Serna ranks first on the Fusion and 13th on the MLS scoring table, with 11 goals and nine assists for 31 points.
Fusion D Pablo Mastroeni also earned an assist Saturday, the fourth of the season for the rookie who has played every minute since Ivo Wortmann took over the head coaching reins.
www.allsports.com /mls/fusion/news.html   (305 words)

 Miami company to take a stab at professional soccer
Though the Fort Lauderdale Strikers and Miami Fusion have failed, Traffic's president believes the market is ready for a third attempt.
"Miami is completely different in terms of international development from what it was four or five years ago," said Julio Mariz, referring to an influx of European and South American residents who may be more likely to support a soccer team.
The plan is for Miami Football Club to play most of the year, not just the six months of the season.
www.miamitodaynews.com /news/060323/story6.shtml   (550 words)

 ESPN.com Soccernet Scotland: News - Miller hits four to destroy Fusion
Rangers eased past Miami Fusion with the minimum of effort, as Kenny Miller rediscovered the scoring touch which has propelled him to the brink of Scotland recognition.
Fusion midfielder Jay Heaps had been booked for diving by that stage, although the MLS side enjoyed a rare moment of glory in 26 minutes.
Fusion reserve keeper Jeff Cassar then denied Miller before a defence-splitting pass from Allan Johnston presented the striker with his hat-trick.
www.soccernet.com /scotland/news/2001/0122/20010122rfcvmiami.html   (504 words)

 Crappers Quarterly - Miami Fusion Soccer Team
But all in all, Lockhart Stadium, where the Fusion play their home matches is a reasonable place to "go".
At this point in the report, we have to address the fact that the Miami Fusion play in Fort Lauderdale which is a good half-hour to 45 minutes away from Miami.
The Fusion have a number of players that are currently or where once with the US national team.
www.crappersquarterly.com /old/fusion.htm   (388 words)

 USATODAY.com - Fusion coach Ray Hudson released from hospital   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
BOSTON (SportsTicker) — Miami Fusion coach Ray Hudson was released from Caritas Norwood Hospital and will return home to Fort Lauderdale to rest, the team announced Monday.
Hudson left Foxboro Stadium on Saturday night as the Fusion were in the process of crushing the New England Revolution, 4-1.
Fusion assistant coaches John Trask and Eric Eichmann will take charge of team, guiding the squad in the final game of the road trip on Wednesday against the Chicago Fire.
www.usatoday.com /sports/soccer/mls/fusion/2001-08-12-hudson.htm   (255 words)

 Miami Fusion - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Miami Fusion 0 - 1 San Jose Earthquakes
Tampa Bay Mutiny 0 - 4 Miami Fusion
Miami Fusion 5 - 1 Kansas City Wizards
en.wikipedia.org /?title=Miami_Fusion   (143 words)

 U.S. Open Cup: Chicago takes title 2-1 over Fusion.
Fusion goalkeeper Nick Rimando dove to his left and stopped Razov's penalty kick, preserving the one-goal deficit.
Miami was able to get on the board when Welton picked up a ball from fellow forward Roy Lassiter inside the box to tally his sixth goal of the tournament in the 96th minute, moments before the final whistle.
Fusion forward Diego Serna was denied by the post in the 29th minute when he controlled a cross from the left-side and fired a shot from 10 yards out.
www.soccertimes.com /proleagues/usopencup/2000/games/oct21.htm   (894 words)

 miaminewtimes.com - News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
He partied while others slept, froze his seed with the intention of farming a superteam of his own line, and ruled the goal — all while practicing with the same diligence with which most floss their teeth.
Miami FC billed his debut as an epic shot-in-the-arm for the local soccer scene, but the legend's arrival and first game proved almost as rocky as the city's three-decade relationship with the professional sport.
Finally, on May 4, Miami FC held a poorly attended welcome-to-town press conference in a cavernous room at the airport Sheraton.
www.miaminewtimes.com /issues/2006-05-18/news/metro2.html?src=news_rss   (972 words)

 Lockhart Stadium
The result - a soccer-specific stadium created at a fraction of the cost of a new facility - set a new standard for MLS venues, creating a uniquely "fan-friendly" environment, where the front row seats are only 16 feet from the action.
The first to follow the lead of Horowitz and the Fusion is the Columbus Crew and its investor-operators, Lamar Hunt and family, who in the 1999 season unveilled the Crew's newly constructed soccer stadium, seating 22,500 fans.
Lockhart proved a friendly setting for the Fusion, which enjoyed a home record of 11-5 at home, compared with a 4-12 record on the road.
users.california.com /~csuppes/Soccer/USA/MLS/MiamiFusion   (704 words)

 CNNSI.com - Soccer - MLS - Miami Fusion - -
Miami is 0-4 all-time in the playoffs, with D.C. United sweeping it out of the playoffs in each of its first two seasons.
The Blue and Gold was knocked out of each series by way of the (now defunct) shootout, as United defeated the Fusion in the second game of each series by way of the tiebreaker after two scoreless draws in regulation.
Henderson was fifth on the Fusion's leading scorers list with three goals and eight assists (14 pts.).
sportsillustrated.cnn.com /soccer/mls/teams/fusion   (274 words)

 CNNSI.com - Soccer - MLS - Preview: Miami Fusion at D.C. United - Monday July 30, 2001 03:31 PM
The Fusion have won their last two meetings with United and five of their last six contests.
The Fusion, who own the league's best record this season, matched their team record for most goals scored in a game in the 6-2 road victory over the Dallas Burn on June 2.
The defender, who helped United win the MLS Cup in 1997 and 1999, was acquired by Miami on February 3 in exchange for Brian Kamler and the fourth overall pick in the 2001 draft, which was used to select New Zealand international Ryan Nelsen.
sportsillustrated.cnn.com /soccer/mls/previews/2001/07/30/was_mia   (487 words)

 MLS officially dumps Mutiny, Fusion - Netcenter Sports Channel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
MIAMI -- Major League Soccer, looking to reduce rising financial losses, folded both Florida franchises Tuesday: the Miami Fusion and Tampa Bay Mutiny.
MLS cited poor support for the Fusion and the lack of an owner for the Mutiny as reasons for dropping the franchises.
Hours after the announcement, Miami coach Ray Hudson was hired as coach of D.C. United.
ww1.sportsline.com /ns/ce/multi/0,1511,4812691,00.html   (623 words)

 FYI Miami
Miami High Tech, by Miami Today reporter Candice Ventra, condenses the latest news in the Miami Internet and technical worlds.
Fusion reports that MVS claimed more than $500 million in revenues in 1999.
Miami's Answerthink Inc. announced a pact with BAX Global, a $2.1 billion worldwide transportation and logistics firm that calls for Answerthink to assist the company in building an Internet system that will handle such things as orders, integration, scheduling, planning and forecasting.
www.miamitodaynews.com /news/010104/tech.shtml   (475 words)

 South Beach Boys - Miami Fusion Soccer Digest - Find Articles
Hudson and Fusion general manager Doug Hamilton began putting the pieces for the turnaround together immediately after the team missed qualifying for the playoffs last season.
One area, however, in which the Fusion have been lacking--where other professional teams are flush--is corporate support.
Thanks to them, the Fusion allowed only 19 goals and recorded five shutouts through 16 games, and goalie Nick Rimando was among the league leaders with a 1.04 goals-against average.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m0FCN/is_4_24/ai_78538316   (919 words)

 Miami Fusion/Chicago Fire Major League Soccer recap on ESPN
CHICAGO (AP) _ Josh Wolff's pair of goals rallied Chicago past Miami 2-1 Wednesday night, the Fire's fifth victory in seven games and the Fusion's third straight loss.
Miami defender Leo Cullen lost control of the ball, allowing Wolff to pounce on it 30 yards out and speed in alone on goal.
The Fusion have allowed eight goals in their last three games, after yielding just 10 in the first 11 games.
espn.go.com /soccer/mls/2000/20000607/recap/miachi.html   (254 words)

 MLS: Miami Fusion. Team info, schedule, email, addresses, etc.
Lassiter, Williams rally Miami to upset K.C. 2-1 after intermission.
Fusion fires Wortmann as coach, TV analyst Hudson is replacement.
Miami gets Williams for draft pick, Baicher goes to Kansas City.
www.soccertimes.com /directory/mls/fusion.htm   (127 words)

 USATODAY.com - Fusion trample defending champs in game of firsts   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — In a season of firsts, the Miami Fusion chalked up another one with its first playoff victory in the team's four-year history.
Chacon, who led the Fusion and the league with 19 goals, initiated the play that led to the goal by stealing the ball from Kansas City's Kerry Zavagnin near the midfield stripe and then passed to an open Diego Serna down the left wing.
Fusion midfielder Jim Rooney found Ian Woan open on the right wing, where Woan centered a pass to Serna, who beat Meola with a successful shot just outside the 6-yard box.
www.usatoday.com /sports/soccer/mls/games/2001-09-22-mia-kc.htm   (409 words)

 U.S. Soccer: U-23s outshoot Miami Fusion 19-8, but fall 3-2.
The U.S. team registered six shots, including a Chris Albright blast that rung the left post and a Donovan breakaway shot that was smothered by Fusion 'keeper Garth Lagerwey, before the Fusion took their first.
Front-runner Casey, whose strength and size created numerous problems for the Miami defense, got Team USA on the board in the 50th minute when he ran on to a through ball by Denton and easily put it past Lagerwey.
Just as the U-23's pushed for the equalizer, the Fusion took the wind out of their sails with one powerful swing of the leg of midfielder Martin Machon in the 63rd minute.
www.soccertimes.com /usteams/2000/games/apr12.htm   (646 words)

 Sports: Miami is end of road for Mutiny
Miami (15-16) clinched fourth in the Eastern Conference with consecutive wins over conference champion D.C. United.
While the Fusion has the luxury of resting starters, the Mutiny will end the season at full strength.
Coach Tim Hankinson said just because the Miami game has little meaning doesn't mean his team will go through the motions.
www.sptimes.com /Sports/92798/Miami_is_end_of_road_.html   (372 words)

 JS Online: Earthquakes 1, Fusion 1 (Tie)
The Fusion haven't lost since April 18, while the Earthquakes' last defeat was a 2-1 loss at Miami on April 21.
Preki scored in the first half for the Fusion, who were outrun and outworked for much of the match but hung on for their first point in four trips to San Jose.
Miami got its goal at 20:32 on a long run by Preki, who passed to Tyrone Marshall and then got the ball back at the penalty spot for an easy shot that beat Earthquakes goalkeeper Joe Cannon, whose shutout streak ended at 232 minutes.
www.jsonline.com /sports/socc/ap/jul01/ap-soc-mls-fusion-070501.asp   (422 words)

 soccer - Colorado Rapids - vs Miami Fusion (April 10, 1999)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The Fusion through passes, mostly by Valderama, are 'killer passes'.
In the 54th minute, Miami Gaucho Ginchly counter attacked, dribbled through Colorado's defense and passed the ball to #17 who scored.
Miami has increased its attacks, but the Colorado Rapids are holding strong.
www.intermark.com /rapids/rpeehgr34.html   (397 words)

 Llamosa aiming for top - The Boston Globe
Llamosa's best chances to regain a title were in 2001 with the Miami Fusion, which self-destructed in a playoff game against San Jose, and 2002 with the Revolution, which lost to Los Angeles (1-0) in overtime in the title match in Foxborough.
Llamosa was part of the Miami team that nearly disrupted San Jose's emergence in 2001.
The Fusion then folded in the offseason, though the team would certainly have remained in business had it captured the MLS Cup title.
boston.com /sports/soccer/articles/2004/03/24/llamosa_aiming_for_top   (673 words)

 Miami Fusion/Washington DC United Major League Soccer recap on ESPN
Moreno drove the middle of the field from the left wing and passed to midfielder Marco Etcheverry.
The victory in the best-of-3 series ended a two-game losing streak for United and snapped a two-game winning streak by Miami, which was 0-4 against D.C. in the regular season.
Moreno, United's most consistently dangerous playmaker throughout the regular season, pressured the Fusion with crossing passes to the front of the goal in the 23rd and 24th minutes.
espn.go.com /soccer/mls/1999/991016/recap/miawas.html   (280 words)

 New England Revolution/Miami Fusion Major League Soccer recap on ESPN
The Fusion had taken a 1-0 lead in the 61st minute, on Diego Serna's header from 10 yards out.
Miami's best chance in the scoreless first half came on Williams' close shot that Causey deflected in the 26th minute.
Miami has never won a season opener in its three-year history.
espn.go.com /soccer/mls/2000/20000318/recap/nwemia.html   (260 words)

 Miami Monthly Brickell City Watch
Casa Decor Miami '06 will stage a six-week transformation of one of the city's most notable institutions, creating more than 60 interior and exterior installations conceived by some of the world's most visionary designers.
Pete Hernández, Pilar Saenz, Colin Veater, Linda Haskins, Manny Diaz, Alan Ojeda, and Robert Flanders took shovels in hand at the intersection of South Miami Avenue and SE 15 Road.
Tolls for Tunnel: Tolls could be key to funding the county's share of the proposed $1.2 billion tunnel at the Port of Miami.
www.miamimonthlymagazine.com /brickel.html   (535 words)

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