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Megan Rapinoe, left, and Carli Lloyd of the United States celebrate in the first half against Japan in the FIFA Women's World Cup Final at BC Place Stadium on July 5, 2015 in Vancouver, Canada.  (Photo by Rich Lam/Getty Images)

U.S. Gets Its Revenge, Blitzes Japan For Record Third Women’s World Cup Title

Carli Lloyd came up big again. Three times. And with it came the Americans’ elusive third Women’s World Cup title.

07/05/2015

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U.S.-Germany Semifinal Features World’s Top Goalkeepers

The Women’s World Cup semifinal clash between top-ranked Germany and the second-ranked United States will feature two of the best goalkeepers in the game: Nadine Angerer and Hope Solo.

06/30/2015

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Crooks: U.S. Women’s National Team Really Needs To Consider A Formation Change ASAP

With five days to prepare and two opponents that should cause minimal resistance on the path to the semifinals, the USWNT has adequate time and a strong need to change the structure of its system.

06/19/2015

U.S. Women’s National Team head coach Jill Ellis answers a question as defender Julie Johnston looks on during a press conference at Memorial Field in Winnipeg, Manitoba, on June 10, 2015. (JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Crooks: One Of Best Weeks In American Soccer History Tempered By Troubling U.S. Women

In its Women’s World Cup opener, the U.S. team was fortunate to string together three or four passes.

06/12/2015

American midfielder Megan Rapinoe celebrates after scoring her second goal during the Group D match of the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup against Australia in Winnipeg, Manitoba, on June 8, 2015. (JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Rapinoe Provided The Spark That Jump-Started The Jittery Americans

Megan Rapinoe is the crafty midfielder that is sparking hope that the United States will leave Canada having ended 16-year Women’s World Cup championship drought.

06/09/2015

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U.S. Soccer Suspends Embattled Goalie Hope Solo

Solo has been suspended from the U.S. women’s national team for 30 days and won’t participate in matches next month in Europe.

01/22/2015

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US Soccer Standing By Decision To Allow Hope Solo To Play While Facing Charges

U.S. Soccer is standing by its decision to allow goalkeeper Hope Solo to continue to play while she faces domestic-violence charges.

09/23/2014

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4 Reasons Why We Should Have Foreseen Hope Solo’s Meltdown

Hope Solo allegedly attacked her sister and nephew, while everyone is shocked it’s probably something we should have seen coming.

06/26/2014

General view taken on February 4, 2014 showing the Mountain Olympic Village at the Rosa Khutor Alpine center prior to the start of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games(Photo by Fabrice Coffrini/AFP/Getty Images)

Report: Olympic Officials Dole Out 100,000 Condoms To Athletes

Amid security concerns, organizers of the Winter Olympics are doing what they can to ensure the world’s top athletes are safe — in the bedroom.

02/06/2014

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TTYM: A ‘Bear’ Naked Tweet, A NASCAR Brawl And No Horsing Around For Berry

What one thing terrifies the NFL’s Eric Berry on the field? Ndamukong Suh’s personal hygiene is more important than you.. And find out how soccer sensation Hope Solo and former Seattle Seahawk Jerramy Stevens spent their […]

11/16/2012

Kwame Darko Performs @ Katra, NYC – Aug. 16, 2012. Photo: Jenny Lubkin, CBS Radio/92.3 NOW

Kwame Darko Releases ‘Beautiful Thing’ Video

Darko quickly shot from relative unknown to a household name after Tweeting a photo of himself and U.S. olympic soccer star Hope Solo cuddling up at a party in Manhattan.

08/22/2012

Hope Solo and Kwame Darko (Photo: Twitter.com/KwameDarkoMusic)

Are NY Based Artist Kwame Darko & U.S. Olympian Hope Solo Dating?

Kwame, who passed on a pro soccer career back in 2010 and decided to focus on his music and writing, found himself squeezing up to Olympic women’s soccer star Hope Solo after meeting up with some mutual friends.

08/16/2012

The United States celebrates with the American flag after defeating Japan by a score of 2-1 to win the Women's Football gold medal at the London 2012 Olympic Games at Wembley Stadium. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Brash, American Winning Machines

Call them whatever you like, but the U.S. Women’s Olympic soccer team backed-up their perceived boastfulness by living up to expectations.

08/10/2012

Hope Solo #1 and Carli Lloyd #10 of the United States celebrate with the American flag after defeating Japan by a score of 2-1 to win the Women's Football gold medal match on Day 13 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Wembley Stadium on August 9, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

U.S. Women’s Soccer Team Beats Japan 2-1 To Win Olympic Gold

The United States women’s soccer team won the Olympic gold medal Thursday, avenging one of its most painful defeats with a 2-1 victory over Japan.

08/09/2012

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Liguori: The Good, The Bad And The Ugly In Sports In 2011

Sports in 2011 took on an entirely new look in a variety of ways and was definitely the year of the ‘good, the bad and the ugly.’ Here are my picks for the story in sports that top each of these categories.

12/29/2011

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