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The United States Women's National Team celebrate scoring the winning goal during injury time of extra time during the London 2012 Olympic football semi final match at Old Trafford. (Photo credit: PAUL ELLIS/AFP/GettyImages)

Hartnett: US, Canada Deliver A Soccer Spectacle At Old Trafford

For a stadium that had seen so many epic clashes, yesterday’s Olympic semifinal encounter between the United States’ Women’s National Team and Canada was befitting of stadium nicknamed the “Theatre of Dreams.”

08/07/2012

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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

Christie Rampone holds her daughter, Reece, 1, and answers reporter's questions after arriving in Times Square Monday, July 18, 2011, after the team's defeat to Japan Sunday at the Women's World Cup final in Germany. (credit: AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)

Cheering NYC Crowd Welcomes Home US Women’s World Cup Soccer Team

So they didn’t win a championship. New York City still gave the U.S. Women’s World Cup team a warm welcome home. One by one, tired and disappointed players trudged off the bus and were greeted with cheers and waves from appreciative fans who didn’t seem to mind a bit that they came up short.

WFAN–07/19/2011

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B&C Morning Show: Great American Letdown, Mets Fading Fast, Yankees Just Being The Yankees

Boomer was proud of the US women’s efforts, who lost in the World Cup Final on Sunday. Craig, on the other hand, called it a choke job if there ever was one — and informed Boomer that there was nothing he could say that would change his mind.

WFAN–07/18/2011