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2015 Gatorade High School Athletes of the Year Announced in Los Angeles

Gatorade held the annual high school Athlete of the Year awards dinner in Downtown LA during ESPY week (Tuesday, July 14, 2015) . In addition to the current Athletes of the Year award winners present for the announcement, also in attendance were such superstars as Abby Wambach, fresh of her World Cup championship with the USA, Julie …

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Playlist: What Do the World’s Best Female Soccer Players Listen To?

If you’ve wondered what Alex Morgan has playing on her iPod or what music Megan Rapinoe dances to in the locker room, wonder no more. How about what Swedish National Team Captain, Caroline Seger, is blasting in her headphones? Or what five-time FIFA world player of the year, Marta, sings along to in the car …

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Should EA Sports add women’s soccer players to ‘FIFA’ game?

Video games giant EA Sports has received criticism for failing to include women’s players and teams on its popular title “FIFA” in the wake of the United States’ dramatic victory over Japan for the Olympic gold medal. The Americans’ 2-1 triumph was watched by over 80,000 fans in Wembley Stadium and an audience of 4.35 …

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Pia Sundhage Names 2012 U.S. Olympic Women’s Soccer Team

U.S. Women’s National Team head coach Pia Sundhage has named the 18-player roster for the 2012 Olympic Games. Eleven players make a return to the Olympics after helping the USA to the gold medal in 2008 in Beijing, China. Midfielders Shannon Boxx and Heather O’Reilly and defender Heather Mitts make their third Olympic Team while …

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Abby Wambach New Co-Captain of U.S. Women’s Soccer Team

Abby Wambach will have a new title at the  London Games. Coach Pia Sundhage recently named the 31-year-old Wambach a co-captain of the U.S. women’s soccer team- or essentially the vice-captain to team leader Christie Rampone. It makes sense, given that the dominant striker was already the team’s go-to spokeswoman and vocal locker room leader. …

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Abby and Boxxy throw first pitch at Red Sox game

When WNT stars Abby Wambach and Shannon Boxx threw out ceremonial first pitches before the MLB American League baseball game between the Boston Red Sox and the New York Yankees at Fenway last weekend, there were probably a lot of soccer fans watching baseball for the first time. Goalkeeper Karina LeBlanc posted this pic of the …

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“Never Fear Underdog is Here” with Team USA Twitter Names and Useful Hashtags

On the morning of May 9th, 2011 U.S. Soccer released the roster for this year’s 2011 FIFA Women’s World Cup team in Germany. Who knew that a team so many “sports journalists” felt was in disarray, could seemingly overnight turn things around. Odd that this collection of young women transformed into a team that those same “experts” …

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