Keeper resurrects career after big slump

September 20, 2003
By Barry Wilner
WASHINGTON -- Briana Scurry knows all about a defining moment. Every athlete seeks one, and she's had one of the grandest.

Four years after her penalty-kick save against China was the difference in winning the World Cup, Scurry is back on the firing line. It's been anything but an easy journey from 1999 to Sunday's U.S. team opener against Sweden.

By far the best American goalkeeper ever, Scurry fell in disfavor when she lost her discipline, got out of shape and began looking ...

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