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* Boys' field hockey is coming, and coming fast

* Next Team USA coach must be a coach ... and more

* Where is the game going? The debate rages

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A letter from FIH president Juan Angel Calzado

A plea for old-time hockey

* Can field hockey market its way out of its malaise?

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Comments of Team Australia women's coach Ric Charlesworth

* Field hockey needs a better ally than the IOC

* Youth shall not be served for the Pan Am Games

* FIH rule controversy has a precedent in the United States

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Observations from the 1999 Champions Trophy

A statement from FIH President Juan Angel Calzado

* Next stop: Milton Keynes

* The survival of the game us up to us

* Tournament of Champions proposal is very timely

* Maryland's "mercy rule" proposal of 2003 should be scrapped

* A raft of blowouts between 2002 and 2004 has people rethinking the concept, "How much is enough?"