Temporary grass field would be installed

June 2, 2003
NEW YORK -- Giants Stadium wants to be part of the Women's World Cup so badly it is willing to bring in a new field.

The home of the NFL's Giants and Jets hosted the opening doubleheader of the 1999 tournament. Now that FIFA has switched the event from China to the United States because of the SARS virus, the New Jersey Meadowlands is making its pitch by promising to put grass over the FieldTurf at the stadium.

FIFA, soccer's world governing body, requires natural grass ...

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