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America's Wonder Women & The Battle For Equal Green(s)

Olivia Roskill | Posted 08.14.2015 | Teen
Olivia Roskill

Turf isn't the only greens where women athletes are losing out. FIFA must recognize that they've been presented with an enormous opportunity to follow their mission statement and "develop football everywhere and for all." And yes, the word "all" includes women.

Megan Rapinoe Announces Engagement On Instagram

The Huffington Post | Lucy McCalmont | Posted 08.07.2015 | Sports

First the World Cup, now, wedding bells! It's been quite a summer for Megan Rapinoe. After winning the World Cup with the U.S. Women's National Team i...

Hat Tricks: Why They Happen

Kevin R. Stone, M.D. | Posted 07.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Kevin R. Stone, M.D.

Hat tricks -- three goals in a game, like Carli Lloyd's feat at the Women's World Cup -- occur because the athlete and the team are in the flow. Flo...

Equal Pay for Equal Play: How Corporate Sponsors Can Change Sport

Hudson Taylor | Posted 07.21.2015 | Sports
Hudson Taylor

Corporate leaders have found over the years that doing the right thing not only makes financial sense, but it gives them a unique opportunity to lead, across all sectors: business, government, and social.

Los Angeles Girls Win National Soccer Championship

Tanya Young Williams | Posted 07.21.2015 | Los Angeles
Tanya Young Williams

Most definitely inspired by the U.S. women's soccer team becoming The World Cup champions, 20 young ladies, representing Santa Monica United Football Club (SMU), traveled from the Los Angles to Kansas determined to bring a national championship back to southern California.

Jordan Schultz

USWNT Captain Christie Rampone Addresses Equal Pay Debate

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 07.16.2015 | Sports

Christie Rampone is the captain of the Women's World Cup-winning U.S. Women's National Team. She is also a mother of two, a five-time World Cup partic...

Top U.S. Soccer Official Pledges To Push For Better Pay For Women

The Huffington Post | Travis Waldron | Posted 07.15.2015 | Sports

WASHINGTON -- A Senate committee hearing Wednesday was supposed to focus on corruption within FIFA, soccer’s international governing body, and ...

What The World Cup Win Means For Out Female Athletes

Lauren Neidigh | Posted 07.13.2015 | Sports
Lauren Neidigh

When we work towards inclusion and acceptance, we win championships. We bring out love in all of its forms and light up the world with it. It can help those of us who still face hate and discrimination. We should be changing the game, not each other.

Checking Out These Women is A-okay!

Heather Gillis-Harris | Posted 07.10.2015 | Sports
Heather Gillis-Harris

Granted, we still have a long way to go as far as gender equality. Women still don't take home the same paychecks as the professional male athletes do, but hopefully the momentum is building.

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.  Lloy...

An Adventure to the Women's World Cup -- An Odyssey Worth the Effort

Ginny Gilder | Posted 07.09.2015 | Sports
Ginny Gilder

My wife, my daughter and I are all grateful we were there to witness history in the making. Nowhere else we'd have rather been, with thanks to the universe for getting us there in the nick of time.

Obama Tells Women's Team They've 'Inspired A Whole New Generation'

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 07.08.2015 | Sports

"So you guys done good."

Hope Solo Advocates For Equal Pay For Female Athletes On Twitter

The Huffington Post | Lucy McCalmont | Posted 07.08.2015 | Sports

Once the elation of Sunday's World Cup victory for Team USA started to whittle down, one glaring problem began to make headlines: the team had only $...

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.

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.

7 Problems The Women's World Cup Needs To Fix

The Huffington Post | Justin Block | Posted 07.03.2015 | Sports

It's remarkable what these women have endured.

Landon Donovan Is Clearly Still Salty About Missing The World Cup

The Huffington Post | Lucy McCalmont | Posted 07.01.2015 | Sports

Ouch.

Women's World Cup Succeeds in Spite of FIFA

Jennifer Matt | Posted 06.30.2015 | 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.

U.S.A. Set To Face Off Against Germany In Women's World Cup Semifinals

AP | By ANNE M. PETERSON | Posted 06.30.2015 | Sports

Game on.

Travis Waldron

Julie Foudy Says More Transparency Is Needed In Women's Soccer

HuffingtonPost.com | Travis Waldron | Posted 06.26.2015 | Sports

The U.S. Women’s National Team has yet to lose at the 2015 Women’s World Cup, pushing through to the quarterfinals with three wins and a draw to i...

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. Women's Team Ties Sweden, 0-0, In Second World Cup Game

AP | ANNE M. PETERSON | Posted 06.12.2015 | Sports

Team USA fails to get a victory in second World Cup game.

11 Reasons To Get Excited For The 2015 Women's U.S. World Cup Team

The Huffington Post | Justin Block | Posted 06.08.2015 | Sports

In case you weren't already pumped.