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  • Abby Wambach leads U.S. women's soccer to 2012 Summer Olympics quarterfinals

     
    The U.S. women's soccer team took the field Tuesday (July 31) against North Korea for the final match of pool play. Coming into the match, the U.S. was 2-0 after defeating both Colombia and France, while North Korea was 1-1, having lost to France in their...
  • Supreme Alex Morgan header sends USWNT to the Olympic finals

     
    The United States women's soccer team battled an old, familiar foe all the way to the last minute of extra time to book their trip to the Olympic finals. Canada drew first blood midway through the first half, with a spectacular play from captain Christine...
  • American women showing true grit at World Cup

    American women showing true grit at World Cup
    Despite a driving rain and chilly temperatures at the Women's World Cup semifinal in Monchengladbach, Germany this week, the victory of the American team over the French sent rays of hope to serious and occasional soccer fans around the nation. On...
  • Peninsula high school stars hope World Cup run helps soccer's popularity

    Peninsula high school stars hope World Cup run helps soccer's popularity
    When Briana Scurry stuffed that penalty kick and Brandi Chastain ripped off her jersey, it was the summer of 1999. Brittany Hammons was 6 years old, but she remembers. This year's run, which has the United States women in Sunday's World Cup final against...
  • Success of U.S. women's soccer program years in the making

    Success of U.S. women's soccer program years in the making
    It was an hour or so after the game, on the ride back to the team hotel, that Alex Morgan found a moment to reminisce. Her second-half goal had helped the United States defeat France, earning a spot in the Women's World Cup final Sunday, but Morgan was...
  • U.S. Women's World Cup Team Inspires Metroplex Girls

    U.S. Women's World Cup Team Inspires Metroplex Girls
    The U.S. Women's National Team is one win away from winning the 2011 FIFA World Cup.  While the game is taking place half a world away in Germany, the play of the team is having a major impact on the lives of girls in Metroplex. "Seeing them play is just...
  • Japan Defeats U.S. For Women's World Cup

    Japan Defeats U.S. For Women's World Cup
    FRANKFURT, Germany (CNN) -- The U.S. women's soccer team netted a go-ahead goal in overtime Sunday night, giving it the advantage with just minutes remaining in its World Cup final showdown with Japan. U.S. forward Abby Wambach headed a pass from Alex...
  • Japan Beats U.S. On Penalties To Win World Cup

    Japan Beats U.S. On Penalties To Win World Cup
    Japan won the women's World Cup for the first time after beating the United States 3-1 on penalties following a 2-2 draw on Sunday. The U.S. lost all their confidence in the shootout having dominated for long spells during the final and having twice...
  • Patriotic soccer fans pack restaurant to watch Cup game

    Patriotic soccer fans pack restaurant to watch Cup game
    High-spirited soccer fans, many with their families, jammed the Gunpowder Lodge restaurant and bar on U.S. 1 Sunday to watch the Women's World Cup final that pitted the U.S. team against Japan. The Kingsville establishment overlooking the Big Gunpowder...
  • Carmel United fans ride a emotional wave during Women's World Cup Final

    Carmel United fans ride a emotional wave during Women's World Cup Final
    She could read the emotion some 15 feet and some thousand miles away. On the major projection screen located in the private room at Mudsocks Grille in Noblesville, Annie Yi caught a glimpse of her old friend on a major stage. "She had that face," said...
  • Mesa Musings: Women's World Cup calls like a siren

    Mesa Musings: Women's World Cup calls like a siren
    They broke my heart. I'm referring to0020America's women's soccer team, which turned in an inspirational performance over the past month in FIFA's Women's World Cup 2011 in Germany, but came up short in Sunday's final. Underdog Japan — an...