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July 25, 2016

USWNT Breezes Past Ticas, Into Olympics

Hope Solo and the United States Women’s National Team couldn’t have ended their pre-Olympic run at home on a much higher note. In the final tune-up before the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil next month, the U.S. women breezed by Costa Rica 4-0 on Friday to keep their unbeaten season intact as…

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July 12, 2016

Time for Change

Last year, on the eve of the NWSL championship—that’s the National Women’s Soccer League, our professional league—I wrote a post about the conditions we were working under in an effort to show people just how much the players in the NWSL give and give up to support and build this league.  I didn’t run it…

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July 11, 2016

Hope Posts 100th Shutout vs. South Africa

Hope Solo etched her name in international soccer history on Saturday afternoon. The United States Women’s National Team topped South Africa 1-0 at Soldier Field in Chicago, behing another shutout from Hope, which made her the first goalkeeper, man or woman, to notch 100 clean sheets for an international career. Hitting the century mark in shutouts is…