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August 2, 2016

Hope and USWNT Chasing History in Brazil

For Hope Solo and the United States Women’s National Team, another chance to make history has arrived. The USWNT begins group play at the 2016 Olympic Games in Brazil on Wednesday with their sights set on Team USA’s fourth straight gold in Women’s Soccer and the organization’s fifth Olympic gold medal overall. But they aren’t just looking to…

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…

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…

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…

June 27, 2016

Seattle Sets Record With Another Shutout

Hope Solo notched another clean sheet Saturday to give the Seattle Reign their fourth in a row, setting a new team record and tying the NWSL record for most consecutive shutouts. In front of 3,041 spectators at Swope Soccer Village, the visiting Reign fought the FC Kansas City Blues to a 0-0 draw. Thanks to…

June 20, 2016

Seattle’s Unbeaten Streak Hits Four

The Seattle Reign’s unbeaten streak hit four Sunday after its match with Sky Blue FC ended in a 0-0 draw. Hope Solo was named Player of the Match after racking up four outstanding saves in front of 1,547 spectators at Yurcak Field. Defense was strong on both sides throughout the match. In the other net, goalkeeper…

June 13, 2016

Seattle Reign Drops Dash 1-0

After a pair of international friendlies with the U.S. National Team, Hope Solo made a strong return to the Seattle Reign FC this weekend. In front of 4,682 spectators at Memorial Stadium, Hope registered four saves to secure her third clean sheet of the NWSL season, as the Reign shut out the Houston Dash at…

June 8, 2016

The Deaf Women’s National Team Needs Our Help

Today, I’m hoping that all of you will help make a real difference in the lives of some of our country’s greatest athletes. They need our help. The U.S. Deaf Women’s National Team (USDWNT) heads to the 2016 Deaf World Cup later this week to defend its world championship—they’ve won three in a row, actually—but…

June 6, 2016

USWNT Regroups, Shuts Out Japan in Cleveland

After a wild outing on Thursday, Hope Solo and the United States Women’s National Team bounced back in a major way on Sunday to finish off a set of games with rival Japan in victorious fashion. In a match that was called in the 76th minute due to inclement weather, No. 1 registered two saves…

June 3, 2016

U.S. Ties Japan in Wild World Cup Rematch

Nearly a year after Hope Solo and the United States Women’s National Team topped Japan in the FIFA World Cup, they settled for a hectic 3-3 draw on Thursday to keep their undefeated season intact. In front of a sellout crowd of 18,572 at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park in Commerce City, Colo., the U.S. overcame…