June 1, 1997 in Sports

Miscellany

Compiled From Wire Services
 

Mia Hamm scored three goals as the U.S. women’s national team romped to a 4-0 win over Canada in the opening game of U.S. Women’s Cup 1997 at New Britain, Conn.

Larry Robinson and the Los Angeles Kings have decided to stay together for the remaining two years of the coach’s NHL contract, neither side opting on a mutual escape clause.

Derrick Clark ran for three touchdowns and T.J. Rubley and Bill Schroeder combined on two touchdown passes to lead the visiting Dusseldorf Rhein Fire to a 38-23 win over the Barcelona Dragons in World League football.

Gavin Arroyo scored with 44 seconds left in overtime to give the United States a 9-8 victory over Russia for a spot in the finals against host Greece in the Water Polo World Cup at Athens.

NBC sports broadcaster Marv Albert, who has been indicted on sex charges, was honored with the Curt Gowdy media award from the Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield, Mass.

Vincent Phillips captured the IBF junior welterweight title, stopping unbeaten Kostya Tszyu in the 10th round of a scheduled 12-rounder at Atlantic City, N.J.


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