Soccer

Alex Morgan of the USA celebrates victory with her team mates after the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup France Quarter Final match between France and USA at Parc des Princes on June 28, 2019 in Paris, France.
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June 30, 2019 - 11:34 am
The game was the most-watched English-language soccer telecast in the country since last year's men's World Cup final.
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United States' Megan Rapinoe celebrates after scoring her side's second goal during the Women's World Cup quarterfinal soccer match between France and the United States at the Parc des Princes, in Paris, Friday, June 28, 2019
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June 28, 2019 - 5:59 pm
Rapinoe now leads the top-ranked Americans to Lyon to face No. 3 England on Tuesday in the semifinals.
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June 27, 2019 - 2:51 pm
Megan Rapinoe apologized Thursday for using coarse language in saying she would not visit the White House if the United States wins the Women's World Cup.
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June 25, 2019 - 2:10 pm
It wasn't just fans who were looking forward to a quarterfinal clash between France and the defending champion United States at the Women's World Cup. Megan Rapinoe clearly was, too.
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United States' Megan Rapinoe, front, celebrates with teammates after scoring the opening goal from a penalty kick during the Women's World Cup round of 16 soccer match between Spain and US at the Stade Auguste-Delaune in Reims, France, Monday, June 24, 20
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June 24, 2019 - 3:24 pm
Megan Rapinoe converted a pair of penalty kicks and the United States set up a much-anticipated quarterfinal meeting with France.
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United States goalkeeper Alyssa Naeher punches the ball across the bar during the Women's World Cup Group F soccer match between Sweden and the United States at Stade Océane, in Le Havre, France, Thursday, June 20, 2019.
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June 23, 2019 - 12:15 pm
Much of the attention on the United States rightly goes to its prolific offense
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United States players embrace following their team's 2-0 win over Sweden in the Women's World Cup Group F soccer match at Stade Océane, in Le Havre, France, Thursday, June 20, 2019.
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June 22, 2019 - 12:32 pm
U.S. Soccer and players for the women's national team have tentatively agreed to mediate a lawsuit that accuses the federation of gender discrimination and seeks equitable pay.
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June 21, 2019 - 2:24 pm
While it may be tempting to look ahead to the quarterfinals and a possible clash with France, the defending champion U.S. has thrived at the Women's World Cup by keeping its focus on the present.
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US players celebrate after teammate Carli Lloyd scored their side's third goal during the Women's World Cup Group F soccer match between United States and Chile at Parc des Princes in Paris, France, Sunday, June 16, 2019.
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June 18, 2019 - 5:33 pm
"I think it's in our team's DNA to want to win and do really well," defender Abby Dahlkemper said Tuesday
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June 17, 2019 - 1:34 pm
Carli Lloyd had just scored on an 18-yard volley to put the United States ahead 11 minutes in against Chile. After leaping, pumping a fist and hugging teammate Lindsey Horan, she raised both hands chin high and made four tiny pitter-patter claps , the type seen more frequently at Pebble Beach than...
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