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Abby Wambach Says She'd Be Open To A FIFA Position In The Future

The Huffington Post | Lucy McCalmont | Posted 07.31.2015 | Sports

U.S. Women's National Team star Abby Wambach has been a huge presence on the pitch. But arguably her biggest impact in the past year has been off of ...

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...

Kobe Bryant Teaches Carli Lloyd A Quick Lesson In Dealing With Trolls

The Huffington Post | Justin Block | Posted 07.28.2015 | Sports

Since scoring six goals at the 2015 Women's World Cup, including an instantly iconic hat-trick in the final game, Carli Lloyd's  star has ex...

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.

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...

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 ...

Two for the History Books

Joan Wages | Posted 07.14.2015 | Sports
Joan Wages

Billie Jean King was lobbying for comparable prizes for men's and women's tennis competitions in the early 1970s. Yet, here we are in 2015, and the women soccer players took home 5.7 percent of what the guys did.

What Young Women Love About The U.S. Women's National Soccer Team

The Huffington Post | Maxwell Strachan | Posted 07.14.2015 | Sports

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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.

Pro Soccer Players Spread Message Of Love With Beautiful Wedding Photo

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 07.10.2015 | Gay Voices

Women’s soccer still has people buzzing, thanks to incredible performances during the Women's World Cup. Now, there’s another reason ...

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."

Sunday Night's Game Was The Most Watched Soccer Match In U.S. History

The Huffington Post | Justin Block | Posted 07.07.2015 | Sports

For women or men.

Move Over, Men's Sports

Andrew Zimbalist | Posted 07.17.2015 | Sports
Andrew Zimbalist

Despite coming at the end of the fourth of July weekend when many families are traveling, the overnight TV ratings for the championship match hit 15.2. That's right, 15.2, making it the highest rated soccer match on U.S. TV of all time (men's or women's).

This 1-Minute Ad Shows Just How Fierce The 'American Woman' Is

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 07.07.2015 | Women

The American woman is competitive, diligent and never gives up -- basically, she's a straight-up badass. A new Nike commercial puts that badassery...

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.

Americans All Over The Country Celebrate Women's World Cup Victory

The Huffington Post | Justin Block | Posted 07.05.2015 | Sports

CELEBRATE, U.S.A., CELEBRATE!

FIFA's (Other) Big Problem

Juliana Barbassa | Posted 07.02.2015 | Latino Voices
Juliana Barbassa

FIFA's culture of discrimination goes far beyond the musings of a gaffe-prone, out-of-touch leader.

Let's Hear It for the Girls

Blayne Davis | Posted 07.02.2015 | Sports
Blayne Davis

Let's give the girls a hand ... An exciting phenomenon is sweeping America: The most popular global sport is finally starting to win the attention of reluctant fans who suddenly can't get enough of our ladies on the pitch.

The Beauty In Watching Women Want

Autumn Whitefield-Madrano | Posted 07.02.2015 | Women
Autumn Whitefield-Madrano

I'm in awe of the athleticism on display in the Women's World Cup. I watch the matches for the skill, the strategy, the stories. I watch them because, against all logical parts of my personal history, I somehow have come to understand why we call soccer the beautiful game. But the part I will remember is watching women want.

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.

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.

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.

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...

Seth Meyers And Amy Poehler Reunite For 'Really!?!'

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 06.25.2015 | Comedy

That really just happened. Amy Poehler made a surprise appearance on "Late Night" Wednesday to reunite with Seth Meyers and bring back their "SNL" ...