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2011 Womens World Cup

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A New Ambassador For U.S. Soccer

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 09.28.2011 | Sports

Sparked by their incredible comeback win over Brazil in the quarterfinals of the World Cup, Hope Solo and the U.S. Women's soccer team drew attention ...

WATCH: Women's World Cup Motivates Inner-City Team

Posted 09.20.2011 | Impact

A Philadelphia young girls' soccer team plays on small urban patch that's littered with trash and even drug paraphernalia. But it doesn't deter 9-yea...

WATCH: Highlights From Women's World Cup Final

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 09.16.2011 | Sports

Japan has won the Women's World Cup, stunning the United States 3-1 in a penalty shootout Sunday night after coming from behind twice in a 2-2 tie. ...

Japan Wins 2011 Women's World Cup

AP | NANCY ARMOUR | Posted 09.16.2011 | Sports

FRANKFURT, Germany — Amid the sorrow that lingers throughout Japan, perhaps a little joy – courtesy of the determined women on its World C...

Women's World Cup Final Live Blog

Posted 09.16.2011 | Sports

The USA women's soccer team takes on Japan on Sunday in the Women's World Cup final. The game will begin at 2:45 p.m ET on ESPN. In the quarterfina...

Obama Cheers On USA Women In Tweet

AP | x | Posted 09.16.2011 | Sports

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is cheering on the U.S. women's soccer team as it competes in the Women's World Cup final against Japan Sund...

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 09.13.2011 | New York
Len Berman

As baseball starts its "second half," where has the offense gone? At the break, scoring is way down, and batting averages have shrunk to their lowest level since 1985.

Japan Dominates Sweden To Reach World Cup Final

AP | Posted 09.12.2011 | Sports

FRANKFURT, Germany — Homare Sawa made up for a huge error by scoring the go-ahead goal and Japan advanced to the World Cup final with a 3-1 vict...

USA Women Reach World Cup Final

AP | NANCY ARMOUR | Posted 09.12.2011 | Sports

MOENCHENGLADBACH, Germany — Abby Wambach sure knows how to deliver. A goal, a promise and soon, she hopes, a World Cup title....

WATCH: USA Scores Incredible Last-Minute Goal At World Cup

Posted 09.09.2011 | Sports

The U.S. women's national team needed a miracle to fight off elimination against Brazil at the Women's World Cup on Sunday. After Brazil took a 2-1 le...

WATCH: USA Scores Amazing Goal In Stunning World Cup Comeback

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 09.09.2011 | Sports

DRESDEN, Germany -- The Americans are moving on to the semifinals after one of the most riveting games in the history of the Women's World Cup - beati...

France Advances To World Cup Semis After Dramatic Shootout

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 09.08.2011 | Sports

LEVERKUSEN, Germany -- France beat England 4-3 on penalties in the Women's World Cup quarterfinals when England captain Faye White missed the decisive...

2 North Koreans Suspended At Women's World Cup

AP | Posted 09.06.2011 | Sports

FRANKFURT, Germany — Two North Korea players failed drug tests in the Women's World Cup and the entire team was then subjected to an unprecedent...

Sweden Wins Group C

AP | NANCY ARMOUR | Posted 09.05.2011 | Sports

WOLFSBURG, Germany — The Americans can't do things the easy way. Needing only a tie to avoid Brazil in the quarterfinals, the U.S. fell 2-1 to ...

Equatorial Guinea Falls Again

AP | RAF CASERT | Posted 09.05.2011 | Sports

FRANKFURT, Germany — Fancy footwork is a Brazilian tradition, and Erika produced some samba skills to lead her team to a 3-0 win over Equatorial...

Swedish Soccer Star Swaps Jerseys With Fan

Posted 09.04.2011 | Sports

This could be the best souvenir a soccer fan could ask for. After Sweden beat North Korea 1-0 on Saturday, Swedish soccer star Josefine Oqvist sta...

Obvious Handball Goes Uncalled

Posted 09.03.2011 | Sports

This will certainly go down as one of the worst referee gaffes of all time. In the 16th minute of Equatorial Guinea's 3-2 loss to Australia in the ...

Norway Wins Thrilling World Cup Opener

AP | Posted 08.29.2011 | Sports

AUGSBURG — Emilie Haavi finally broke down Equatorial Guinea's defense in the 84th minute and Norway escaped with a surprisingly close 1-0 win i...

US Wins Opening World Cup Match

AP/The Huffington Post | NANCY ARMOUR | Posted 08.28.2011 | Sports

DRESDEN, Germany -- Lauren Cheney and Rachel Buehler each scored second-half goals, and the United States opened play at the Women's World Cup with a ...

Colombian Goalkeeper Fails Drug Test

AP | Posted 08.28.2011 | Sports

FRANKFURT, Germany — A backup goalkeeper for Colombia failed a drug test at the Women's World Cup and was suspended by FIFA on Tuesday. Yineth ...

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 08.28.2011 | New York
Len Berman

The Dodgers are bankrupt in more ways than one. OK, now they made it official. They filed. So? It's still a huge mess, with divorces and lawsuits still to come.

WATCH: U.S. Women's Soccer Player Scores From Long Range

Posted 08.06.2011 | Sports

In the team's final match before heading off for the Women's World Cup in Germany, the U.S. managed a 1-0 win over Mexico thanks to a wonder-strike fr...