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Final Seconds Of Soccer Match To Be Replayed 5 Days Later

The Huffington Post | Lucy McCalmont | Posted 04.09.2015 | Sports

A soccer match that technically will have taken nearly a week to conclude.

An Untold Story: Learning to Fail Forward

Mary McVeigh | Posted 03.16.2015 | Impact
Mary McVeigh

A herd of goats lazily wandered through, and the fact that the town's water had gone out coupled with the blazing heat made us wonder who would come. Cora would be one of them.

How Losing Helps This Soccer Star Thrive (WATCH)

The Huffington Post | Posted 09.26.2014 | Sports

In sports, it's all about the win. But one professional athlete says it's losing that helps her to perform her best. U.S. women's national soccer ...

Hope Solo Enters Plea In Domestic Violence Arrest

AP | DONNA GORDON BLANKINSHIP | Posted 08.23.2014 | Sports

KIRKLAND, Wash. (AP) — U.S. women's soccer team goalkeeper Hope Solo has entered a not guilty plea following her domestic violence arrest at her sis...

Let's Make a Future Where There Can Be an Openly Gay World Cup Player

Sally Shipard | Posted 08.17.2014 | Gay Voices
Sally Shipard

To create that future -- a future in which there can be an openly gay player at the World Cup -- it is up to all of us to join and accelerate the movement. Both LGBT and straight athletes must engage and take action.

Julie Foudy: I'm Taking a Stand for My Friend Amy, Who Taught Me the Value of Different

Julie Foudy | Posted 08.05.2014 | Impact
Julie Foudy

My experience as a woman in sports and my relationship with Amy have both taught me so much about seeing the value of different, whether or not society is ready to acknowledge or embrace it.

Empowering Women Through Soccer in the Mountain Kingdom

Makatleho Pitso | Posted 07.20.2014 | Impact
Makatleho Pitso

I am passionate about sports, and I believe sport has the ability to transform other people's lives as it did mine.

12-Year-Old Girl's Soccer Ball Juggling Puts David Beckham To Shame

The Huffington Post | Alexandra Zaslow | Posted 03.31.2014 | Good News

Katelyn Penner isn't your average 12-year-old. When she was 10 years old, she set a personal juggling record of 5,000 touches without the soccer b...

Danny Turken of The Beautiful Game Talks Gender Violence and Soccer

A.J. Walkley | Posted 01.26.2014 | Impact
A.J. Walkley

The women highlighted in the film turn to soccer as an outlet to stand up to the system, challenging gender norms while fighting against violence, homophobia and corrective rape.

Lessons From A New Women's Soccer League

Beau Dure | Posted 12.18.2013 | Sports
Beau Dure

When we say the first NWSL season was uneventful, that's mostly a good thing. Underneath the radar, the league had some success stories -- good games, breakthrough players and some good crowds, particularly in soccer-mad Portland.

Sasha Bronner

Olympian Hope Solo Talks Posing Nude For ESPN | Sasha Bronner | Posted 07.18.2013 | Los Angeles

Hope Solo has posed nude and doesn't have any problem talking about it. And why would she, a 5'9," gold medal-winning Olympic soccer player who has wo...

Hope Solo Sidelined For 3-4 Months

AP | Posted 05.08.2013 | Sports

CHICAGO (AP) — American goalkeeper Hope Solo will be sidelined for three-to-four months following surgery to repair torn cartilage in her left wrist...

Women's Soccer Is Back

Katie Groke Ellis | Posted 03.09.2013 | Women
Katie Groke Ellis

The excitement around the new league is building and I think 2013 could be the year that a women's professional league is successful in the United States.

Nike: Why Are They "Men's Shoes"?

Soraya Chemaly | Posted 02.06.2013 | Sports
Soraya Chemaly

Question: If girls and women can "fit" into "men's shoes," if they are "game" doing so, if they like them, if they earn money to pay for them, if the...

LOOK: Alex Morgan Hat Trick Lifts U.S. Soccer

AP | ANNE M. PETERSON | Posted 11.29.2012 | Sports

PORTLAND, Ore. -- It was something of an understatement when Alex Morgan said she was feeling it against Ireland. Morgan scored three first-half goal...

Third Try At Women's Pro Soccer League Announced

AP | Posted 11.22.2012 | Sports

CHICAGO -- Another pro women's soccer league will try to succeed where two previous attempts have failed. The currently unnamed eight-team league wil...


AP | JIM ARMSTRONG | Posted 11.08.2012 | Sports

TOKYO — The United States won the women's under-20 World Cup for the third time, defeating defending champion Germany 1-0 Saturday on a goal by ...

Girl Picked From Stands Scores Goal

Posted 09.06.2012 | Sports

Hashtags like #dayiwontforget trend and fall on Twitter every day but rarely does anyone have an experience to share quite like Sarah Crilly did last ...

My Amazing Olympic Experience

Jackie Schaefer | Posted 10.18.2012 | Teen
Jackie Schaefer

I leave London as a 13-year-old girl who has experienced the Olympics for the first time. Eight years from now, I dream to be a 21-year-old participating in the games.

Olympics Photo Caption Contest: Goal! (PHOTO)

Posted 08.10.2012 | Sports

Hope Solo dives for the ball during the women's soccer gold medal match on Thursday at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. (AP Photo/Julie Jacob...

U.S. Women Win Third Straight Soccer Gold

AP | JOSEPH WHITE | Posted 10.09.2012 | Sports

WEMBLEY, England — Abby Wambach didn't put on her "Greatness Has Been Found" T-shirt right away. She instead strayed from her teammates and knel...

LIVE: USA vs. Japan For Gold

Posted 08.10.2012 | Sports

Like so many other summer blockbusters, the gold medal match in the women's soccer tournament at the London 2012 Olympics is a sequel. Abby Wambac...

What Olympic Gold Could Mean For U.S. Women's Soccer

USA Today | Posted 08.09.2012 | Women

U.S. Soccer President Sunil Gulati says the women's team will split a $1.5 million bonus if the Americans beat Japan in the final here Thursday, which...

Canada vs. USA Women's Soccer: London 2012 Olympics Live Blog

Posted 08.06.2012 | Sports

After taking their quarterfinal matches against New Zealand and Great Britain respectively, Team USA and Team Canada will face off in today's semifina...

Should U.S. Women Change Strategy?

AP | JOSEPH WHITE | Posted 10.04.2012 | Sports

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — The U.S. women's soccer team digs the long ball. Maybe a little too much. It's hard to blame the players. ...