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Hope Solo on Daily Show

Video: U.S. Women’s National Team stars advocate for equal pay on ‘Daily Show’

Two months after five USWNT players accused U.S. Soccer of wage discrimination in an action filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the U.S. Women’s National Team continues to publicly advocate for their cause. This week, USWNT stars Hope Solo, Becky Sauerbrunn and Ali Krieger went on “The Daily Show with Trevor Noah” to discuss …

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Ladyball

Ladyball: Women’s Sports Equipment Doesn’t Need to Be Pink

If you’re a sports fan, chances are you’ve stumbled upon something called Ladyball recently. If not, Ladyball is a bright new soccer ball designed specifically for women. Do women really need their own pink ball? The launch created quite a firestorm on social media. Read on to find out what all the fuss is about. …

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Cereal Stars: Female Athletes Featured on Wheaties Boxes

Hopefully WNT star Carli Lloyd and her teammates are negotiating with Wheaties right now. The iconic cereal brand has been featuring famous athletes on it’s boxes since 1934, and the placement has helped many sports figures become household names. Being featured on a Wheaties box is a once-in-a-lifetime recognition – but not many women have …

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FIFA 2015 Women's World Cup

Top Travel Tips: FIFA Women’s World Cup 2015

Key Event Details Dates: June 6, 2015 – July 5 2015 Match Locations: Vancouver Edmonton Moncton Montreal Ottawa Winnipeg Tickets: 150,000 tickets were sold in the first 48 hours after FIFA opened up sales. Organizers hope to sell 1.5 million tickets to the 24-team, 52-match tournament. The 2011 Women’s World Cup in Germany had 16-teams with 32-games …

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brandi chastain

Brandi Chastain Talks Women’s World Cup, College Cup & More

Every young girl wants someone to believe in her and give her a chance, especially in sports. And sometimes when girls have that opportunity, they leave the entire nation on their feet applauding. Brandi Chastain and her teammates severely altered women’s sports and its impact on the world at the 1999 Women’s World Cup. Now, Chastain is thriving …

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bend it like beckham

‘Bend It Like Beckham’ Slated to Become a Stage Musical

Twelve years after the box office success of Bend It Like Beckham, a stage adaptation of the hit film is in the works and set to make its London debut. Due to open at the West End’s Phoenix Theater next May, the musical will follow the same path as the film, telling the story of a Punjabi Sikh …

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Gatorade POY

Gatorade Female High School Player of the Year

One of our favorite events every year is the Gatorade Player of the Year banquet which honors the best high school athletes in the nation. Winners are selected based on athletic excellence, academic achievement and exemplary character. Since its inception 29 years ago, the Gatorade Player of the Year program has become one of the most prestigious high …

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