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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.

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Olympian Hope Solo Talks Posing Nude For ESPN

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Champions!

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. ...

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...

Brandi Chastain Responds To Hope Solo's Twitter Rant

Posted 07.31.2012 | Sports

Former US soccer star and current NBC analyst, Brandi Chastain, decided to keep things classy when she responded to Hope Solo's recent Twitter rant ab...

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...

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...

Hope Solo Rips Former U.S. Soccer Star On Twitter

Posted 07.28.2012 | Sports

By Matt Yoder, Awful Announcing We have our first juicy feud of the London Olympics, and they involve two American athletes! Current US Soccer sta...

London 2012: Year Of The Woman

AP | PAUL HAVEN | Posted 07.26.2012 | Sports

LONDON -- Claressa "T-Rex" Shields gives new meaning to the term girl power. The 17-year-old middleweight from Flint, Mich., is known for powerful co...