Tagged with World Cup

United States Women’s National Team Wins 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup

In 2012, the United States Women’s National Team beat Japan to take the Gold Medal in Women’s Soccer at the London Summer Olympics. Redemption for losing the 2011 FIFA Women’s World Cup to Japan? Perhaps a small measure of redemption. But this is the one, the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup, that the Americans needed … Continue reading

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Carli Lloyd Leads United States Women’s National Team Into 2015 Women’s World Cup Final With 2-0 Victory Over Germany

Like millions of others, I’ve watched the United States Women’s National Team play three group stage matches along with knockout stage matches against Colombia and China at the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup. I didn’t recognize the team that took to the pitch against Germany. And that’s a very good thing. Facing their greatest challenge … Continue reading

Hope Solo In Third Place After First Performance On Dancing With The Stars

United States Soccer Women’s National Team Goaltender Hope Solo and professional dancing partner Maksim Chmerkovskiy received the third highest point total following their first performance. Hope and Maksim did the Viennese Waltz to the Dave Matthews Band song Satellite. They received 21 points, 1 point off of two couples tied for first at 22 points.

Hope Solo At 2011 Brickyard 400

Hope Solo seems to be the kind of athlete every league or association wants, a superstar that transcends the boundaries of their sport. Of all the wonderfully talented players in women’s soccer, and specifically on the US Women’s National Team, Hope seems to be the one that can attract American fans that might not normally … Continue reading