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The Fate Of The Most Famous Sports Bra In The World

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 02.19.2016 | OWN

It's likely the most famous sports bra in the world. When soccer's Brandi Chastain scored the winning goal for Team U.S.A. during a shootout against C...

Meet The Woman Trying To Shatter The Glass Ceiling In Professional Soccer

The Huffington Post | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 01.27.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Moya Dodd remembers what it was like trying to afford playing on the Australian women's national soccer team. She paid her own airfare t...

Why Gender Diversity Could Be FIFA's Saving Grace

The Huffington Post | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 11.19.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- FIFA is a hot mess. Fourteen officials were arrested in May on corruption charges and its president, Sepp Blatter, was suspended last mo...

Obama: 'Playing Like A Girl Means You're A Badass'

The Huffington Post | Daniel Marans | Posted 10.27.2015 | Politics

President Barack Obama congratulated the U.S. Women's National Team at the White House on Tuesday, thanking the soccer world champions for challenging...

Sydney Leroux Has A Positive Message For Young Biracial Girls

The Huffington Post | Justin Block | Posted 11.02.2015 | Sports

Sydney Leroux's life is so, so much different. This time last year, she was best known for justly complaining about FIFA's women's World Cup turf deci...

Abby Wambach Urges Corporate Sponsors To Invest In Soccer

The Huffington Post | Justin Block | Posted 08.03.2015 | Sports

Abby Wambach is getting down to business. A World Cup win secured Wambach's legacy as one of the best soccer players in U.S. history and as she head...

It's Time To Get Serious About Boosting Women's Soccer: Lawmakers

The Huffington Post | Kim Bellware | Posted 07.28.2015 | Sports

The time has come for women's soccer, and it's time for FIFA to take it seriously, according to U.S. lawmakers. Reps. Jackie Speier (D-Calif.), Linda ...

Women's Soccer Players, Including Alex Morgan, To Cover FIFA Video Game For First Time

The Huffington Post | Lucy McCalmont | Posted 07.20.2015 | Sports

Women's soccer continues to make history, as EA Sports announced on Monday that Alex Morgan will be among the first women ever to cover its FIFA video...

Queer Women Dominated The Women's World Cup. Here's Why It Matters

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Unlike last year's Men's World Cup tournament which featured zero openly gay players, this year's women's equivalent dominated on the queer front with...

Carli Lloyd Correctly Says She's The Best Player In The World

The Huffington Post | Lucy McCalmont | Posted 07.09.2015 | Sports

In case you didn't know, Carli Lloyd is part of the U.S. Women's National Team who just won the FIFA Women's World Cup on Sunday. Lloyd happened to s...

Laura Bassett

New Campaign Targets Shocking Soccer Pay Gap

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 07.07.2015 | Politics

A national campaign to pressure FIFA to pay women's soccer teams fairly gained wide attention in its first day, after the international soccer governi...

Travis Waldron

How To Keep Watching Women's Soccer Now That The World Cup Is Over

HuffingtonPost.com | Travis Waldron | Posted 07.06.2015 | Sports

If you enjoyed watching the U.S. Women's National Team win the World Cup, the National Women's Soccer League means you can keep watching them even though the tournament is over.

This Photo Of Abby Wambach Kissing Her Wife Sarah Huffman After World Cup Win Is What Love Looks Like

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

This is what love is. Soccer star Abby Wambach shared a kiss with wife Sarah Huffman after the U.S. beat Japan 5-2 and won the FIFA Women's World Cup...

U.S.A. Beats Japan 5-2 To Win Women's World Cup

The Huffington Post | Lucy McCalmont | Posted 07.06.2015 | Sports

The Women's World Cup comes back to the U.S.A.

Carli Lloyd Dominates In World Cup Final Against Japan

The Huffington Post | Lucy McCalmont | Posted 07.05.2015 | Sports

She cannot be stopped.

Jason Linkins

Civilized Nations Don't Put Children In Brutal Prisons, So Why Do We?

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 07.02.2015 | Politics

So that happened. On this week's podcast, Dana Liebelson joins us to discuss her recent exposé of the prison system in Michigan, where children -- co...

U.S.A. Beats Germany 2-0 To Advance To Women's World Cup Final

The Huffington Post | Lucy McCalmont | Posted 07.13.2015 | Sports

Bring on the final!

Live Updates From The USA-Germany Women's World Cup Match

The Huffington Post | Justin Block | Posted 06.30.2015 | Sports

All the tweets fit to print.

Women's World Cup Succeeds in Spite of FIFA

Jennifer Matt | Posted 06.30.2016 | Sports
Jennifer Matt

The Women's World Cup has been successful, yet FIFA's approach to managing the women's game leaves a lot of room for improvement. In most cases, the best approach for FIFA would be to simply run the Women's World Cup like they run the Men's World Cup.

Abby Wambach Asked For A 'F**king Goal' And Got One

The Huffington Post | Lucy McCalmont | Posted 06.29.2015 | Sports

Talk about a motivational speech.

Abby Wambach Apologizes For Saying Refs Targeted Her Teammates

The Huffington Post | Lucy McCalmont | Posted 06.24.2015 | Sports

She walked back her previous comments.

U.S. Women's Soccer Wins, But You Have To Feel For Colombia's Goalkeeper

The Huffington Post | Lucy McCalmont | Posted 06.26.2015 | Sports

No one wanted to be Stefany Castaño on Monday.

USWNT'S Christie Rampone Is Now The Oldest Player To Appear In The Women's World Cup

The Huffington Post | Lucy McCalmont | Posted 06.17.2015 | Sports

As if we needed another reason to hail Christie Rampone, a veteran member and defender of the U.S. Women's National team, she goes and marks another m...

U.S.A. Women's Soccer Beat Nigeria 1-0. Here's What Happens Next.

The Huffington Post | Lucy McCalmont | Posted 06.16.2015 | Sports

The USWNT takes top spot in Group D.

Lucy McCalmont

Brandi Chastain Hopeful The FIFA Scandal Will Help Women's Soccer

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucy McCalmont | Posted 06.09.2015 | Sports

It might not all be bad news.