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Abby Wambach

Let's Stop Neutralizing Men

Valerie Alexander | Posted 09.03.2014 | Women
Valerie Alexander

The male position is not the neutral position. It has a point of view, the male point of view, which not everyone shares, and which is not always superior. So please, stop announcing that Landon Donovan is the "all-time U.S. leading goal scorer."

LOOK: U.S. Soccer Stars Got A Major Lift From Fans

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 11.11.2013 | Sports

While it's not uncommon for fans to give the home team an emotional lift during a game, the type of lift several members of the U.S. women's soccer te...

HIGHLIGHTS: Wambach, Lloyd Score As U.S. Women Roll

AP | JIM VERTUNO | Posted 12.20.2013 | Sports

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Lauren Holiday and Carli Lloyd scored in the first half and the U.S. women's national team overpowered Australia 4-0, giving coac...

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.

Soccer Superstar Abby Wambach Comes Out, Reveals She's Married!

Posted 10.11.2013 | Gay Voices

Abby Wambach is married! The Olympic superstar married her girlfriend, fellow soccer player Sarah Huffman, in an intimate ceremony at the Villas a...

WATCH: Abby Wambach Makes History With 4-Goal Game

AP | TOM CANAVAN | Posted 08.20.2013 | Sports

HARRISON, N.J. — Move over Mia Hamm. Abby Wambach is now the greatest goal scorer in international soccer. Wambach scored four times in the fir...

LA FEST Uses Soccer to Bring Communities Together

Ross Szabo | Posted 05.26.2013 | Los Angeles
Ross Szabo

It may seem unimaginable to witness an event that brings together HIV and AIDS education in Africa, bone marrow transplants, celebrities and soccer for people of all ages. That's what happened, however, at LAFEST last Sunday.

Messi Makes (More) History

AP | GRAHAM DUNBAR | Posted 03.09.2013 | Sports

ZURICH -- Lionel Messi became the first four-time winner of the FIFA Player of the Year award after shattering the world record with 91 goals last yea...

HIGHLIGHTS: Abby Wambach Lifts USA Over China

AP | By BERNARDO FALLAS | Posted 02.11.2013 | Sports

HOUSTON (AP) — Abby Wambach scored twice Wednesday night to become only the second soccer player to reach 150 international goals, and the United St...

Olympian To Get Free Chipotle Burritos For Life?

Posted 10.15.2012 | Sports

First, she won gold at the London Olympics as part of the U.S. women's national team. Now, soccer player Abby Wambach has reportedly scored again, but...

What Happens at the Olympics...

Esther Lofgren | Posted 12.01.2012 | Sports
Esther Lofgren

Everything post-Olympics over in London was pretty amazing. Not as debaucherous as everyone keeps wondering, but an incredible trip, with every single day jam-packed with awesome.

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...

Golden Redemption! U.S. Women Defeat Japan In Olympic Final

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 08.10.2012 | Sports

Golden redemption belongs to the U.S. women's soccer team after defeating Japan in the gold medal match at the London 2012 Olympics. For Abby Wambach ...

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...

U.S. Motivated By World Cup Loss

AP | JANIE McCAULEY | Posted 10.08.2012 | Sports

LONDON — Abby Wambach hopped down from the second-place spot on the podium at last summer's World Cup already envisioning a rematch with Japan a...

Alex Morgan Becoming America's Darling In London

Jordan Schultz | Posted 10.07.2012 | Sports
Jordan Schultz

While goalie Hope Solo and striker Abby Wambach remain two of the most decorated players in the game, it is the fast ascending Morgan -- one of Team USA's youngest players -- who may turn out to be its most recognizable after her 123rd-minute striking header against Canada.

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. ...

U.S. Women Heading For Semifinals

AP | JOSEPH WHITE | Posted 10.03.2012 | Sports

NEWCASTLE, England — These were perhaps going to be the Hope Solo Olympics for the U.S. women's soccer team. Or maybe the Alex Morgan Games. Ins...

Win-Or-Go-Home Time For U.S. Soccer

AP | Posted 10.02.2012 | Sports

NEWCASTLE, England (AP) — The coach of the U.S. women's soccer team wants her players in win-or-go-home mode. She just doesn't want them thinking to...

"Why Do All Asians Look the Same?"

Bruce Reyes-Chow | Posted 10.01.2012 | Home
Bruce Reyes-Chow

Now you might be thinking, "Well, duh, your name IS Bruce and you ARE Asian." Sure this train of thought MIGHT might sense if I was also ripped with muscles, was 30 pounds lighter, 2 inches taller and could kill you with a one-inch punch to the heart and but alas, these are not traits that I possess.

Colombia Soccer Player Suspended For Wambach Punch

AP | Posted 07.30.2012 | Sports

LONDON -- FIFA has imposed a two-match ban on Colombia player Lady Andrade after U.S. forward Abby Wambach said she was "sucker-punched" by her oppone...

FIFA Reviewing 'Sucker Punch' To Wambach

AP | Posted 07.29.2012 | Sports

MANCHESTER, England -- The disciplinary committee of world soccer's governing body is reviewing the hit to the face that left U.S. forward Abby Wambac...

Colombia Forward Gives Wambach Black Eye

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 07.29.2012 | Sports

The U.S. women's soccer team walked away from its second match of the London Olympics with three more points (and six total) in the group stage and on...

Wambach Leads U.S. Women To 3-0 Victory

AP | JOSEPH WHITE | Posted 07.28.2012 | Sports

GLASGOW, Scotland -- Abby Wambach lay on her stomach, kicking the turf in pain from a freshly minted black eye. Had she been somewhere other than a so...

COMEBACK: U.S. Rallies To Top France

AP | JOSEPH WHITE | Posted 09.24.2012 | Sports

GLASGOW, Scotland -- An early start to the Olympics turned into an early hole for the U.S. women's soccer team, which gave up two quick goals before u...