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Abby Wambach

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  • U.S. finalizes roster for women's World Cup

    U.S. finalizes roster for women's World Cup
    U.S. national Coach Jill Ellis finalized her roster for June’s World Cup and the team she picked will be one of the oldest ever to play in a major international tournament. Cut from the team Tuesday were defenders Crystal Dunn, a 22-year-old...
  • Daytona 500 gets the celebrity treatment

    Daytona 500 gets the celebrity treatment
    DAYTONA BEACH — Vince Vaughn probably signed enough caps Sunday to outfit the entire population of Armington, Ill. "We only have about 400 people," Kay Stroud said. It was more like 398 over the weekend because Stroud and her husband were at the...
  • U.S. women's soccer team falls, 2-0, in a rare loss to France

    U.S. women's soccer team falls, 2-0, in a rare loss to France
    In a tuneup game for the World Cup, France scored twice early in the second half to defeat the U.S. women's national soccer team 2-0 Sunday. The goals by Eugenie Le Sommer and Jessica Houara came within a minute of each other. U.S. goalkeeper Ashlyn...
  • A race against the clock for U.S. women's soccer team before World Cup

    A race against the clock for U.S. women's soccer team before World Cup
    The toughest rival stalking Jill Ellis and the U.S. women's national team isn't Germany, France or Brazil. It's the clock. Because with less than four months to go before the World Cup, the U.S. coach suddenly finds herself with more problems than...
  • U.S. women's soccer team in transition as it prepares for World Cup

    U.S. women's soccer team in transition as it prepares for World Cup
    In Pia Sundhage's first meeting as coach of the U.S. women's national soccer team seven years ago, she pulled out a guitar and serenaded the bemused players with Bob Dylan's "The Times They Are A-Changin'." When new U.S. women's Coach Jill Ellis held...
  • Women's World Cup to go forward on artificial turf

    Women's World Cup to go forward on artificial turf
    A coalition of women's soccer players led by U.S. star Abby Wambach has withdrawn its gender discrimination suit against FIFA and will play this summer's World Cup in Canada on artificial turf. The men's tournament has always been played on grass and in...
  • Cristiano Ronaldo wins FIFA Ballon d'Or award for 2014

     Cristiano Ronaldo wins FIFA Ballon d'Or award for 2014
    Cristiano Ronaldo has won the FIFA Ballon d'Or award for 2014, earning the title of world's best football player for a third time. He beat Germany goalkeeper Manuel Neuer and four-time winner Lionel Messi in a vote of national team captains and...
  • Cristiano Ronaldo wins 3rd FIFA Player of the Year award

    Cristiano Ronaldo wins 3rd FIFA Player of the Year award
    ZURICH -- Cristiano Ronaldo won the FIFA Ballon d'Or award for 2014 on Monday, earning the title of world's best football player for a third time. He easily beat four-time winner Lionel Messi and Germany goalkeeper Manuel Neuer in a vote of national...
  • In 2015, U.S. women face World Cup hurdle, Robbie Keane needed in L.A.

     In 2015, U.S. women face World Cup hurdle, Robbie Keane needed in L.A.
    The U.S. women will try to give Abby Wambach, 34, a World Cup title before she retires, the Galaxy will try life without Landon Donovan for the first time in a decade and U.S. men's national team Coach Juergen Klinsmann will try not to continue making...
  • Benjamin star Borislow motivated by father's memory

    Benjamin star Borislow motivated by father's memory
    If Kylie Borislow needed or wanted something, her father always found a way to get it. A young Kylie once wanted to go to the sticker store at 4 a.m. She recalls crying, even screaming. Dan Borislow calmed his daughter and took her to the store. His...
  • Neuer, Messi y Ronaldo, finalistas al Balón de Oro

    Neuer, Messi y Ronaldo, finalistas al Balón de Oro
    París, 1 dic (EFE).- El alemán Manuel Neuer, el argentino Lionel Messi y el portugués Cristiano Ronaldo se disputarán el Balón de Oro de 2014, tras ser designados finalistas por la FIFA y la revista francesa “France Football”. Tal y como se...