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Megan Rapinoe

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  • FIFA allegedly threatened players who supported World Cup lawsuit

    In a court filing Monday, attorneys for more than 60 women soccer players charged that federations in Mexico and Costa Rica were asked to punish players unless they removed their names from a lawsuit against FIFA, world soccer’s governing body,...
  • Top women's soccer players sue over artificial turf plans for World Cup

    It's hard not to be amazed by the continuing incompetence of FIFA, world soccer's clueless governing body. Bribery scandals, opaqueness and general loathsomeness have come to define the organization over the last four decades. Now FIFA has managed to...
  • U.S. women, with eye on World Cup berth, open CONCACAF qualifier

    U.S. women, with eye on World Cup berth, open CONCACAF qualifier
    It's been three years and three head coaches since the U.S. women's national soccer team lost a heartbreaker to Japan in a World Cup final decided on penalty kicks. On Wednesday the Americans begin the long climb toward another World Cup when they...
  • U.S. names 20-woman roster for World Cup qualifying

    U.S. names 20-woman roster for World Cup qualifying
    A number of familiar names are on the 20-player roster U.S. women's soccer Coach Jill Ellis has called up for this month's CONCACAF World Cup qualifying tournament. Fourteen of the 20 women named participated in qualifying for the 2012 Olympics while 11...
  • Megan Rapinoe makes a good U.S. soccer team look even better

    Megan Rapinoe makes a good U.S. soccer team look even better
    Megan Rapinoe is a team player — which is a good thing to be when you consider the team she plays for. The U.S. women's soccer squad, which enters World Cup qualifying next month, isn't so much a collection of players as it is a constellation of...
  • Olympic diver latest athlete to come out

    Olympic diver latest athlete to come out
    Olympic diver Tom Daley is the latest athlete to come out as gay or bisexual. Daley, a 19-year-old British diver who won the bronze medal for the 10-meter platform event in the 2012 London Games, announced that he is in a relationship with a man in a...
  • National TV coverage of National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) begins July 14 on FOX Soccer

     
    The National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) recently announced its 2013 national TV schedule, with FOX Sports Media Group offering exclusive live coverage of nine matches, featuring six regular-season matches and all three playoff matches, including the two...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • FAU cashing in on renewed interest in women's soccer

    FAU cashing in on renewed interest in women's soccer
    FAU is literally cashing in on the interest in women's soccer in the United States following the World Cup in Germany. The magicJack team of the Womens Professional Soccer league has been using FAU's soccer stadium as its home this season, and the two...